Willow Hilson Vintage

"Summertime Sequins" Vintage 1940's Sequin Embellished Dress UK 12 US 8


This truly mesmerising 1940's dress, in a palette of pink, chartreuse, red & black, depicting a scene of houses & trees embellished with pink and lime green sequins, is the perfect statement piece for your wardrobe.

The sweetheart shaped neckline is framed by wide pleated shoulder straps and a sleeveless cut. The fitted bodice is set off by a ruched central seam, from which pleats radiate across the bust-line. The cinched in waistline, draws the eye to the elegant drape of the skirt, cut in a full circle, completing this dress in an iconic and timeless 1940's silhouette. The dress is embellished with sequin accents from the shoulder line down to the hips, adding a finishing touch of sparkle. The bodice is lined in organza.

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit:  36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 61.3 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches 

Hips: up to 58 inches 

Shoulder to waist: 18.5 inches

Size: UK 12 US 8 

Label: Always Helen Of Memphis

Closures: This dress fastens to the left hand side seam with a 14 inch metal zip and a hook eye 

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with very light sequin loss and light foxing throughout. These very minor issues are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and the foxing blends in beautifully with the incredible print

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Rayon Jersey, nylon organza lined, sequins 

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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