Willow Hilson Vintage

"Rouge Soutache" Vintage 1940's Rouge Soutache Embellished Dress UK 10 US 6


This eye-catching 1940's rouge red dress, rendered in a rayon crepe and embellished with decorative soutache embroidery and rhinestones, is just the piece to welcome to your everyday wardrobe. 

The softly notched V shaped neckline of the dress, is framed by a simple shoulder line, which is accented by slim internally sewn shoulder pads. The short length sleeves are set off by turned up cuffs. The fitted bodice of the dress is decorated with trailing soutache patterns along each yoke, finished with claw set silver rhinestone embellishments. The tailored cut of the bodice, is accented by simple pleats that radiate from each shoulder line and tailored bust darts, which framed the central red plastic and rhinestone embellished buttons.The cinched in waistline is accented by a matching belt, which draws the eye to the elegant line of the panelled cut skirt. 

Label: None 

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 42.5 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 6 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to waist : 16.5 inches

Size: UK 10 US 6 

Closures: This dress fastens along the side seam with an 11 inch metal zip and 3 buttons along the centre front of the bodice. 

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. A very small pin sized age mark along the front right hand side of the skirt, 4 inches below the waistline. This minor blemish is not overly apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable upon closer inspection. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Rayon Crepe, Soutache, Plastic Buttons 

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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