Made in the most perfect shade of pink, with a silver lurex pinstripe detail, this original 1950's dress, is the perfect piece for your wardrobe.
The rounded neckline is framed by a ruched and gathered panel that contours de neckline and backline, whilst acting as the shoulder straps. The fitted bodice, boasts a horizontal silver pinstriped pattern. The cinched in waistline, sets off the full circle cut of the skirt, photographed here with a medium petticoat for added volume. The dress is fully lined in a pink floral rayon. The dress is made of a nylon and lurex mix fabric.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 42 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Waist to Hem:27 inches
Shoulder to Waist : 14.7 inches
Size: UK 8 US 4
Closures: This dress fastens along the side with a 11.5 inch metal zip.
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. A very small age mark within the ruched and gathered details along the front of the neckline, this is well concealed within the pleats. A small age mark to the right hand side of the skirt . Very light areas of slight yellowing to the skirt. A small hole to the nylon overlay along the hemline, this is well concealed with the back of the rayon lining. These minor details are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable upon close inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Rayon Lined, Nylon & 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. WH