Willow Hilson Vintage

"Raspberry Satin Brocade" Vintage 1950's Raspberry Satin Brocade Dress UK 10 US 6


This divine 1950's raspberry satin dress with a brocade pattern of blooming roses, is just the perfect piece for your cocktail wardrobe.  

The rounded neckline is framed by a simple shoulder line and 3/4 length sleeves. The fitted bodice is set off by a matching swirling silk rosette along the left hand side of the bust-line, from which gathers of satin brocade form delicate pleats that radiate along the bodice and overlap an un-pleated panel, creating an elegant pointed detail above the cinched in waistline. The skirt is accented by gathered pleats along each side of the hipline and along the back of the skirt, which boasts a scoop dropped waistline, completing this dress in an iconic and breathtaking 1950’s design. 

This dress is lined in silk organza 

Label: Saks Fifth Avenue

Measurements Of The Dress:

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 41.5 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 56 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 16 inches

Size: UK 10 US 6

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition.

A small seam mend to the front of the right hand side armhole seam . A small mend to the back of the left hand side armhole seam . This Minor repairs are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn. 

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the back with a 17.5 inch metal zip and a metal hook and eye.

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

Fabric: Satin Brocade, Silk Organza 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. WH


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