Willow Hilson Vintage

"Lilac Tulle & Sequins" Vintage 1950's Lilac Sequin & Tulle Dress UK 6 US 2



This timeless and iconic 1950's dress, in a lilac layered tulle, with delicate ridged silver sequin accents, is the perfect piece for any special occasion.

The strapless neckline of the dress, features a sweetheart décolletage, decorated with 3 layers of pleated tulle finished with silver sequin strands along the bust-line.  The fitted bodice, boasts a tulle overlay above a lilac rayon lining. The cinched in waistline, sets off the wonderful near full skirt, which boasts 4 tiered details of pleated and gathered tulle, over a lilac coloured rayon lining, completing this dress in an iconic 1950's silhouette. The tiered lilac tulle is decorated with scattered silver sequin embellishments in the shape of hand tied bows. 

This dress has been photographed with a medium petticoat for added volume. 

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Neckline to Hem: 44 inches

Waist: up to 25 inches

Waist to Hem: 33.5 inches

Size: UK 6 US 2

Closures: This dress fastens along the side seam with a 13 inch metal zip and hook and loop 

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Some light and gentle colour variation to the rayon lining of the skirt. Gentle thread lifting to some of the silver sequin detailed bows along the skirt line. Light yellowing to the internal rayon of the bodice. These minor details are in not overly apparent when the dress is being worn, and appear as slightly lighter shades of lilac.Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Rayon, tulle, sequins

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. 


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