This wonderful 1950's linen dress in a wonderful shade of blue, embellished with trailing soutache in white cord, accented by claw set studs and claw set silver rhinestones, in a trailing floral design, is the perfect piece for that special occasion.
The rounded neckline is framed by a border of soutache embroidery and embellishments, The simple shoulder line sets off the short length sleeves, which are in turned edged with soutache embroidery and embellishments. The fitted bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline. The elegant skirt, is accented by double pleats that run from either side of the front of the waistline, drawing the eye to the iconic cut o, which is finished with a central back slit and a side pocket to the right hand side.
Label: Jerry Gilden
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 37.5 inches
Waist: up to 27 inches
Hips: up to 44 inches
Shoulder to Waist: 15 inches
Size: UK 8-10 US 4-6
Closures: This dress fastens to the side with an 11.5 inch metal zip
Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. A very light scattering of age marks to the front lower section of the bodice above the waistline. Two light age marks along the centre front of skirt line along the hip line. These are not overly apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable upon close inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Linen, Soutache, Claw set studs, claw set rhinestones
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.