Willow Hilson Vintage

"Pleated Orange" Vintage 1950's Pleated Orange Dress UK 8 US 4


This wonderfully bright 1950's orange cotton dress, lined in interfacing within the skirt for added structure is the perfect pop of colour for your wardrobe. 

The rounded neckline is framed by a short capped sleeves. The elegant bodice is accented by wide pleated panels that radiate across the bust-line and overlap centrally along the front of the neckline. The fitted bodice, draws the eye to the cinched in waistline. The full circle skirt is lined in interfacing, completing this dress in an iconic 1950's silhouette. 

Label: None 

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 40 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Shoulder to Waistline: 14.7 inches

Hips: up to 54 inches

Neckline to end of Sleeve: 5 inches

Size UK 8 US 4

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with a 13.5 inch metal zip 

Condition: This dress is in good/ not perfect vintage condition.A small mend along the right hand side bust dart from along the base of the sleeve seam. A mark to the front of the skirt just beneath the waistline, this is well concealed within the drape of the skirt. A few very small scattered marks to the skirt. These minor issues are well concealed within the drape of the skirt and unless searched for are not apparent when dress is being worn.

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

Fabric: Cotton, Interfacing lined within the skirt. 

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. 


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