Made in the most vibrant shade of pine green velvet, this original 1950's dress, is just the piece to welcome the change of season with .
The V shaped neckline is framed by wide shoulder straps that join the backline in a matching V shape design. The sleeveless cut, frames the fitted bodice, which boasts double dart seams along either side of the bust-line. The fitted waistline, is accented by a matching green velvet belt, which is embellished centrally with silver claw set rhinestones in a scattered design. The elegant line of the skirt, boasts small gathered pleats that radiate from either side of the front of the waistline, drawing the eye to the classic line of the skirt, which is finished with a central kick pleat along the back of the hemline. This dress is lined in rayon along the neckline and shoulders.
Label: Carol Rodgers
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 41.5 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Hips: up to 38 inches
Shoulder to Waist: 15.5 inches
Size: UK 8 US 4
Closures: This dress fastens along the centre back with a 16 inch plastic zip.
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with some natural impressions to the velvet. Very light colour variation to the rayon lining along the shoulder and neckline. Some light rusting to the metal toggle of the belt. A scattering of white pin sized marks along the right hand side hemline towards the side seam area. This minor details are 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
Fabric: Cotton Velvet, Partially Rayon Lined
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.