Willow Hilson Vintage

"Navy Floral Devoré" Vintage 1930's Silk Devoré Bias Cut Gown UK 10-12 US 6-8

This breathtaking 1930's silk chiffon devoré gown, in the most incredible shade of ink blue, is a rare piece to behold and never again find.

The rounded neckline of the dress boasts small gathered pleats that drape long the front of the bust-line to join the rounded under-bust seam. Her full length sleeves are accented by puff details and pleats along the sleeve seams. Her bias cut, skims the silhouette, drawing the eye to the cinched in waistline. Her skirt line completes this dress In an iconic 1930's silhouette.

This dress is slightly sheer and may need to be worn with a slip to conceal ones modesty.

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 49.5 inches

Waist: from 26 up to 36 inches ( this is on the bias)

Hips: up to 48 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 23 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Size UK 10-12 US 6-8

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with a 13.5 inch plastic zip, which we believe is a replacement zip.

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition. A few very small and light scattered age marks to the Devore, but these are in no way visible when the dress is being worn.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Silk, Devoré, Silk Chiffon 

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. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.

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