Willow Hilson Vintage

"Succulent Green" Vintage Early 1950's Green Wool Dress UK 10 US 6

"Succulent Green" Vintage Early 1950's Green Wool Dress UK 10 US 6

This beautiful original early 1950's green wool dress, in the most sumptuous shade of succulent green, is the perfect addition to welcome the new season with.

Her rounded neckline is framed by a slim Peter Pan collar and small shoulder pads sewn in along the shoulder seams.
Her 3/4 length sleeves, frame the fitted bodice, and set off the empire line seam along the bust-line. Her sweet button down front, draws the eye to the cinched in waistline of the dress, accented by seams, that run from the empire line to the hemline of the skirt, creating a soft panelled skirt.

Label: Faiman of Oxford Street

Provenance: Devon

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 43 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 15 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 54 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder 16 inches

Size: UK 10 US 6

Closures: This dress fastens with an 10 inch metal zip and 4 buttons with a hook and loop

Condition: This dress is in near perfect condition. Two small sympathetic darns to the front panel of the skirt, and 1 along the back central panel of the skirt. These have been done sympathetically, and are not apparent when the dress is worn. These are only noticeable when the dress is inside out.

Fabric: Wool

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.

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