Willow Hilson Vintage

"Navy Wool" Vintage 1940's Navy Pleated Dress & Jacket Set UK 12 US 8


Made in the deepest shade of ink blue, this 1940's wool dress and jacket is the perfect set to add versatility to your wardrobe. 

The rounded neckline of the dress is set off by mock matching covered button fastenings, that fasten with hook and loops along the centre of the bodice. Her simple shoulder line is set off by short length sleeves. Her fitted bodice is set off by a sewn pleat design, that draws the eye to the cinched in waistline. Her simple skirt is decorated by matching sewn pleats along the hipline. The matching jacket  is set off by an edge to edge opening, framed by a turned down collar that joins the front of the jacket is lapels. Her shoulder line is accented by internally sewn shoulder pads. Her full length sleeves frame the elegant tailoring of the jacket, that draws in slightly along the waistline, setting off the two large front pockets, with matching sewn pleat details to those of the dress. The jacket is fully lined in rayon.

Label: Modèle Couture

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches

Armpit to Armpit : up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 28 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 22.5 inches

Waist: 32 inches 

Fastenings: two button holes to either side of the waistline, a button chain could be used

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 42.5 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches

Hips: 42 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder 15 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 12 inches

Closures: This dress fastens to the front of the bodice with 10 hook and loops beneath the mock button fastenings, and a 16 inch metal side zip. 

Size: UK 12 US 8

Condition: This dress and jacket set is in perfect vintage condition. 

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

Fabric: Soft wool mix

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.

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