This iconic 1950's navy blue and white polkadot dress, made in the most wonderful woven cotton, is just the piece for your everyday wardrobe.
The straight cut bateau neckline of the dress is framed by raglan cut 3/4 length sleeves. The fitted bodice is accented by tailored bust seams, that draw the eye to the fitted waistline. The elegant tiered side sash, joins the left hand side of the waistline in detailed pleated panels, that accent the silhouette, whilst setting off the elegant line of the skirt. Finished with a V shaped backline, this dress showcases the iconic style of the era.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 45 inches
Waist: up to 27 inches
Hips: up to 37 inches
Neckline to End of Sleeve: 17 inches
Shoulder to Waistline: 15.5 inches
Size: UK 8-10 US 4-6
Closures: This dress fastens at the back with a 15 inch steel zip and a hook and eye
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition with very gentle colour variation to the polkadots along the armpits. This is in no way apparent when the dress is being worn. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report .
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
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.