Made in the most sumptuous black faille and decorated with knotted and stitched tassels, along horizontal lines of running stitches, this elegant 1950's little black dress is just the piece for your cocktail wardrobe.
The eye-catching notched and rounded neckline is framed by a simple shoulder line and short capped sleeves. The fitted bodice is accented by tailored darts beneath the bust-line and a zip fastening along the side seam. The cinched in waistline, draws the eye to the elegant cut of the skirt, that boasts double pleats and side pockets along each side of the front of the hipline, setting off the simple straight line of the skirt.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 41.5 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Hips: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Waist: 15 inches
Neckline to End of Sleeve: 6.5 inches
Size: UK 8 US 4
Closures: This dress fastens along the side seam with a 11.5 inch metal zip
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Minor tassel loss, this is in no way apparent when the dress is being worn. A small seam mend to the left hand side yoke, this is along one of the running stitches and is not apparent when the dress is being worn. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the product description.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Faille, Tassels
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. WH