Willow Hilson Vintage

"Ultra Violet Velvet" Vintage 1940's Ultra Violet Crushed Velvet Dress UK 14 US 10


Made in the most vibrant shade of ultra violet crushed velvet, this original 1940's dress is just the piece for your seasonal cocktail wardrobe.  

The square shaped neckline is framed by soft scalloping along the décolletage. The elegant shoulder line is accented by internally sewn shoulder pads. The 3/4 length sleeves, frame the bodice, which boasts triple pleats along the base of the bust-line that radiate in soft pleats across the top of the bodice. The fitted waistline is accented by a matching crushed velvet belt which draws together along the back of the dress. The draped velvet skirt, completes this dress in an iconic 1940's silhouette. 

Label: Diana Dress 

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 44 inches

Waist: up to 34 inches

Hips: up to 50 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 16 inches

Shoulder to Waistline: 15.5 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder 16 inches

 Size: UK 14 US 10

Closures: This dress fastens along the side seam with a 11 inch metal zip and along the back with a matching belt and buckle. 

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. A very small seam mend to the left hand side sleeve. Light and natural wear to the underside of the back belt.  Light and natural impressions to the velvet . 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: Crushed Velvet 

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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