In the most sumptuous shade of red crepe silk, this vintage 1940's dress is the perfect piece for your seasonal wardrobe.
Her V shaped neckline is framed by a rounded mock soutache collar accented by red claw set rhinestones. Her elegant shoulder line is set off by small shoulder pads sewn along each shoulder seam, setting off the pleats along the bust-line that draw in beneath the décolletage, this is in turn decorated with red claw set rhinestones. Her full length sleeves are accented by gathered pleats just above the cuff line. Her fitted bodice draws the eye to the cinched in waistline. Her elegant skirt, boasts box pleats to either side of the central panel, completing this dress in an iconic 1940's silhouette.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 46 inches
Waist: up to 31 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 20 inches
Hips: 46 inches
Shoulder to waist: 17 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches
Size: UK 12 US 8
Closures: This dress fastens to the side with a 7.5 inch metal zip
Condition: This dress is in near vintage condition. A small age mark to the left hand side of the bustling just beneath where the pleats end. A small darn to the skirt along the front left hand side near the side seam just beneath hip height. A Small area of wear to the crepe silk along the back of the skirtline. These minor issues are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable upon closer inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Crepe Silk, Soutache, 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.