This iconic 1960's navy blue chiffon dress with a repeat decorative lurex pattern, in a soft shade of gold thread, is the perfect piece for your statement wardrobe.
The rounded neckline is framed by a soft turned down collar and set off by a central decorative bow, in a pussy bow design. The simple shoulder line is accented by full length sheer bishop sleeves, edged with fitted wide cuffs, which fasten beneath three decorative matching covered buttons, concealing press studs. The fitted bodice, is accented by tailored darts, drawing the eye to the cinched in waistline, which boasts a matching fabric belt. The long length skirt line boasts gathered pleats to either side of the front of the waistline that drape along the length of the skirt, completing the silhouette of the dress in an iconic 1960's design.
The Dress is fully lined in the bodice and skirt in rayon.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 42 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 58 inches
Waist: up to 33 inches
Hips: up to 40 inches
Shoulder to waist: 17 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 26 inches
Size: UK 14 US 10
Label: Elka Couture
Closures: This dress fastens to the back with a 23 inch metal zip and hook and eye, a hook and loop
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition. Light colour variation to the lining along the internal armpits, the rayon has gone from blue to pink. This is well concealed within the lining of the dress, and not apparent externally.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: Rayon Lined, Chiffon, Lurex
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.