A classic silhouette rendered in stunning floral palette on a pale pink cotton base, with bold pink, red and grey roses set off by green leaves, this glorious 1950's skirt and blouse set is perfect ensemble for the summer sunshine.
The V shaped neckline of the blouse boasts a turned down collar, which matches the the V shaping along the backline, finished with a central pleated gather. The fitted cut of the blouse, is set off by a sleeveless cut, and tailored darts that draw the eye to the cinched in waistline. The blouse has side splits along each side seam, and is edged with soft cotton bias binding along the hemline.
Her full circle skirt is accented by a simple waistband and drawn in pleats under the waist, creating the iconic 1950's silhouette. T
The blouse sits perfectly beneath the skirt waistband.
The skirt was photographed with a medium petticoat for added volume.
Label: None, This set is handmade.
Measurements of the Blouse
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 18 inches
Waist of: 26 inches
Fastening: 9 inch metal zip along the side seam.
Measurements Of The Skirt
Waist: up to 24 inches
Waist to Hem: 29.5 inches
Fastenings: 2 press studs, 2 hook and eyes and a 7 inch metal zip.
Size: UK 6-8 US 2-4
Condition: This set is in near perfect vintage condition. The skirt has a few light scattered age marks concealed within the floral print and drape of the pleats. These are not apparent when the set is being worn, but noticeable upon closer inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cold water.
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. WH