Willow Hilson Vintage

"Rhinestone Skies" Vintage 1930's Black Crepe Silk & Rhinestone Dress UK 6-8 US 2-4


This breathtaking 1930's black crepe silk evening dress, decorated with silver claw set rhinestones, is just the piece for that special evening occasion.

The V shaped neckline of the dress is framed by a border of claw set rhinestones. The simple shoulder line, sets of the short length sleeves which are decorated with scattered silver claw set rhinestones and edged with a border of claw set rhinestones along each cuff, which are finished with pointed details. The fitted bodice of the dress is accented by scattered claw set rhinestones, along the shoulder lines, sleeves and bust-line, which is finished with a border of silver claw set rhinestones along the pointed seam beneath the bust line. The seam beneath the bust line boasts gathered pleats that radiate upwards along the bust. The fitted bodice draws the eye to the cinched in waistline and dropped waist seam from which central gathered pleats radiate along the length of the panelled skirt-line. The elegant line of the skirt drapes with a slightly longer hemline along the back of the dress. Finished with a scattering of claw set rhinestones along the back of the bodice and a claw set rhinestones embellished back seam. 

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 56.5 inches

Waist: up to 25 inches

Hips: up to 42 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 7 inches

Size : UK 6-8 US 2-4

Closures: This dress fastens along the side seam with a 12 inch metal zip 

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition with a very small darns just above the dropped waist seam. This is in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under very close inspection. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report . 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Crepe Silk, Claw Set rhinestones 

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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