Willow Hilson Vintage

"Shades of Blush" Vintage 1960's Malcolm Starr Beaded Organza & Silk Dress UK 8-10 US 4-6


This mesmerising 1960's blush coloured beaded dress, on a fine silk organza embellished with iridescent sequins, silver glass beads and silver bugle beads, in a geometric and floral pattern, lined with a blush silk slip, is just the perfect piece for your cocktail wardrobe. 
The rounded neckline is framed by a border of sequins and beads, and a simple shoulder line, The short length sleeves are edged by a border of sequins and beads to matching the neckline. The blush silk slip, creates an illusion straight cut neckline as it sits just above the décolletage. The elegant bodice draws the eye to the iconic straight cut silhouette of the dress, whilst showcases the incredible beaded and embellished floral and geometric pattern. Finished with button and loop fastenings along the nape and backline with a central metal zip, this iconic dress showcases the intricate design and embellishments of Malcolm Starr. 

Label: Malcolm Starr 

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 38.5 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches

Hips: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 6.5 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 14.5 inches

Size: UK 8-10 US 4-6 

Closures: This dress fastens along the back with 5 button and loops, a hook and eye along the nape and a 10.5 inch metal zip, and a final hook and eye above the zip.

Condition: This dress is in good but not perfect vintage condition. Light and gentle bead loss throughout, this is not overly apparent. A mend to the silk organza overlay along the top the right hand side sleeve . A small area of thinning to the top layer of silk organza along the top of the right hand side shoulder. The dress appears to have been taking out along the side seams of the skirt. A few very small areas of gentle wear to the silk organza top layer throughout the skirt-line.  These details are not apparent when the dress is being worn as the base lining conceals any issues to the silk organza Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the product description. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Silk lined, Silk Organza, glass beads, sequins 

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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