Raspberry Satin" Vintage 1950's Raspberry Satin Dress & Matching Coat UK 8 US 4


"Raspberry Satin" Vintage 1950's Raspberry Satin Dress & Matching Coat UK 8 US 4

This truly mesmerising 1950's raspberry satin dress and matching coat ensemble, is the perfect set to add versatility to your vintage wardrobe.

The rounded neckline of the dress is framed by medium shoulder straps. Her fitted bodice, is accented by a sewn gathered waist sash, that sets off the cinched in waistline, and is adorned with a central bow.
Her elegant skirt, boasts box pleats that run from beneath the waistband to either side of the waistline, creating an elegant silhouette and setting off the wonderful demi-circle cut of the skirt.
The skirt is lined with a single layer of matching tulle.
The matching coat, boasts a wide shawl collar, that joins to the front in a V shaped neckline, decorated with a matching satin bow and a simple button and loop fastening. The mid length wide sleeves, frame the wonderful swing cut of the coat, which boast 2 slit side pockets. The coat is lined in cream satin.

Label: Sandra Sage

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 48 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 15.5 inches

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 41inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 15.5 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 44 inches

Hips: up to 64 inches

Size: UK size 8 US 4

Condition: The dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with a light line age mark along the back pane of the skirt near thee zip. The bust-line appears to have been lets out at some point, there are some faint stitch marks to the satin either side of the bust seams.
The coat has a small age mark to the front of the right hand sleeve, this is concealed by the collar . One small pin sized age mark to the front right hand side of the coat.
These minor issues are not apparent when the set dress is being worn as the satin conceals them beautifully and reflects the light.

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the back with an 14 inch plastic zip and a hook and loop.The coat fastens with a button and loop

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

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