Willow Hilson Vintage

"Soutache & Studs" Vintage 1940's Blue Soutache & Stud Embellished Dress UK 14-16 US 10-12


This incredible 1940's cotton mix dress, in the most beautiful shade of marine blue, with trailing soutache accents, claw set rhinestones and brass studs, is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

The rounded tiered and notched neckline is framed by a border of silver claw set rhinestones and brass claw set studs. The elegant shoulder line is accented by internally sewn shoulder pads, that set off the wide short length sleeves. The fitted bodice is accented by a trailing soutache pattern in a lighter shade of blue, drawing the eye to the cinched in waistline, which is set off by a matching fabric belt. The elegant line of the skirt, boasts a bias cut and is accented by a wider trailing soutache pattern in V shapes designs that radiate from the waistline.   

Label: None 

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 42 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 47 inches

Waist: up to 34 inches

Neckline to End of Sleeve: 8 inches

Hips: up to 56 inches

Shoulder To Shoulder: 16 inches

Size: UK 14-16 US 10-12

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with  a 9 inch metal zip and a matching fabric belt.

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Some light and natural tarnishing to the brass studs along the neckline. A small darn along the front of the skirt to the left hand side, this is well concealed within the drape of the dress. Light and gentle wear to the finishing of some of the soutache embroidery. These minor details are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the product description. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric:  Cotton, 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. 

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