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"Sicilian Yellow " Vintage 1950's Sicilian Yellow Bow Backline Dress UK 8 US 4


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"Sicilian Yellow " Vintage 1950's Sicilian Yellow Bow Backline Dress UK 8 US 4

Made in the most vibrant shade of Sicilian yellow nylon, this original 1950's Dress is the perfect statement piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her bateau cut neckline is accented by a pleated sash that runs along the front of the neckline, setting off the short capped sleeves. Her fitted bodice, is accented by a cinched in waistline. Her wonderful skirt, boasts 3 petticoat layers, creating a voluminous finish to the silhouette.
Her breathtaking backline, is accented by 2 bows along the back of the bodice that draw in each side of the sash that drapes down from the shoulder line, joining the back of the dress in wonderful long wing details.

The skirt-line ion the dress has an internal layer of cotton petticoat, a synthetic lining, a soft tulle layer beneath the nylon overlay

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 54 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 15.2 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 4.5 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Size: UK 8 US 4

Closures: This dress fastens to the back with a 19.5 inch metal zip and a hook and loop

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. A very small age mark concealed within the drape of the skirt, and some very light water works to the lining along the internal part of the bodice. These minor issues are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable under close inspection.

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

Fabric: Nylon, Metal zip, cotton petticoat, tulle, synthetic lining

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. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.