Willow Hilson Vintage

"Rose Garden" Vintage 1940's Crepe Silk Rose Print Dress UK 12 US 8


This iconic 1940's crepe silk dress, with a wonderful rose floral print in shades of blue, lilac, and pink on an off white background, with green foliage accents, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

The V shaped neckline is framed by a rounded notched collar, set off by central black plastic button fastenings. The simple shoulder, sets off the short length sleeves with delicate turned up cuffs. The fitted bodice draws the eye to the waistline. The elegant skirt boasts box pleats to either side of the front of the waistline. The back of the skirt boasts box pleats that drape into skirt.

Label: St Michaels

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 41.5 inches

Waist: up to 31 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 5 inches 

Hips: 46 inches

Shoulder to waist: 15 inches

Size: UK 12 US 8

Closures: This dress fastens with 4 buttons to the front of the bodice and a 7 inch metal zip along the side seam.

Condition: This dress is in good vintage condition. With some very light colour fading to some of the floral print. A small age mark to the centre front of the skirt-line . These minor details are not overly apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable upon inspection. 

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

Fabric: Crepe 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. WH 

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