Willow Hilson Vintage

"Lurex Stripes" Vintage Late 1950's Silk Gold Striped Dress UK 12 US 8

This eye catching late 1950's silk dress, in a striped pattern with gold lurex thread accents set against, brown, taupe and black accents, is the perfect piece for your cocktail wardrobe. 

Her bateau neckline is set off my a central V shaped detail. Her sleeveless cut sets sets off the fitted bodice, with a central pointed seam beneath the bust line, and gathers along each side of the bust. The cinched in waistline is accented by a matching fabric belt, that draws the eye to the elegant skirt line, which boasts 2 side pockets, and an inverted pleat finished by a decorative bow along the back.
This dress is fully lined in rayon

Label: Wilson Folmar for Edward Abbot.

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 44 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches

Hips: up to 42 inches

Size: UK 12 US 8

Closures: This dress fastens to the back with a 20 inch metal zip and a hook and loop. 

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: Silk, Lurex, Rayon lined

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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