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"Poodles & Flowers" Vintage 1940's Novelty Print Poodle Dress UK 14 US 10


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"Poodles & Flowers" Vintage 1940's Novelty Print Poodle Dress UK 14 US 10

This breathtaking 1940's deep navy blue silk dress, with a novelty print of poodles jumping through hoops amongst flowers, is a rare piece to behold and never again find.

Her V shaped neckline is accented by a wonderful chain and button feature, that sits above tucked pleats that drape along the bust-line. Her elegant shoulder line, boasts slim shoulder pads, that set off the short length sleeves.
Her fitted bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline, accented in turn by the wonderful structure along the top of the shoulder line. Her elegant skirt, boasts mock pocket panels, that sit along the front of either side of the hipline, from which small gathered pleats drape into the wonderful skirt, setting off the straight drape that runs centrally from the waistband.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 46.5 inches

Waist: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 9 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Shoulder To Shoulder: 16.5 inches

Shoulder to waist 17 inches

Size: UK 14-US 10

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with a 9 inch metal zip

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Some light scattered age marks along the bodice, these are well concealed within the poodle print, but noticeable under closer inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: silk

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. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.