Willow Hilson Vintage

"Sequinned Florals" Vintage 1960's Sequin and Wool Embroidered Dress & Cardigan UK 10-12 US 6-8


This breathtaking 1960's cream knitted dress with her matching cardigan, is the perfect set for a sparkling occasion. Embellished with iridescent white sequins and brightly coloured floral wool embroidery, every detail showcases the iconic knitwear fashions of the 1960's.

The rounded scoop neckline of the dress is framed by simple shoulder straps and a fitted bodice. Her knitted base forms a figure hugging silhouette that sets off the waistline and hipline. Her matching cardigan sits perfectly above the dress and boasts a high rounded neckline framed by a simple shoulder line. Her 3/4 length sleeves framed the box cut, completing this set in an iconic 1960's silhouette. 

Label:Gene Shelly's

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches 

Shoulder to Hem: 44 inches

Waist:  28 to 30 inches

Hips: up to 40 inches

Measurements of the Cardigan

Shoulder to Hem: 20 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 18 inches

Armpit to Armpit: 38 inches

Waist: 18 inches 

Size: UK 10-12 US 6-8

Closures: This dress fastens to the back with an 11.5 inch metal zip and a hook and eye

The cardigan fastens to the front with 7 hook and eyes. 

Condition: The dress: Natural and light colour bleed surrounding the brighter coral pink wool embroidered flowers, this blends in beneath the sequin embellishments. Light and natural sequin loss. Three small internal darns to the wool along the back of the dress beneath the zip fastening. A few small internal darns to the wool along the shoulders and bodice. These darns are well concealed beneath the sequins and only apparent upon internal inspection. The cardigan: Colour bleed surrounding the yellow and bright coral wool floral embroidery, this gives the allusion of a variation in colour to the sequin embellishments. Light and natural sequin loss.

These minor issues are not overly apparent when the dress set is being worn and only noticeable upon inspection.  

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

Fabric: Wool, Sequins, Embroidery 

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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