This incredible tailored 1950's navy blue raw silk dress, with detailed pocket accents and matching silk covered buttons, is the perfect addition to your timeless wardrobe.
The rounded neckline is framed by a slim Peter Pan collar and a simple shoulder line. The elegant yokes are decorated with rounded collar features that join each shoulder line and are positioned above pockets along each side of the bust-line. The 3/4 lengths sleeves frame the fitted bodice which is accented by central matching silk covered button fastenings. The cinched in waistline, sets off the structured flared cut of the skirt, which is finished with a pocket along the right hand side, side seam and two final button fastenings.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 40 inches
Waist: up to 25 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 16.5 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15.5 inches
Shoulder to Waist: 15.5 inches
Hips: 38 inches
Size: UK 8 US 4
Closures: This dress fastens along the front with 7 buttons, a hook and loop along the waist and a concealed button beneath the collar.
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. A very small area of wear to the silk along the front left hand side panel of the skirt just below the hipline. This is not apparent when the dress Is being worn and only noticeable upon closer inspection. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Raw Silk
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.