This vintage 1950's dress, rendered in a woven cream thread and gold lurex fabric in a checkered pattern and lined in cream rayon, is just the piece for your timeless collection.
The rounded neckline is accented by pointed notched features along the centre front and curved shoulder straps, that set off the sleeveless cut. The fitted bodice, draws the eye to the cinched in waistline. The elegant line of the skirt, is accented by pocket features along either side of the front of the hipline, with the right hand side pocket embellished with black velvet rose and leaf appliqués. Finished with a central slit along the back of the hemline, this dress showcases the iconic silhouette of the era.
This dress is fully lined in rayon.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 42.5 inches
Waist: up to 25 inches
Hips: up to 37 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 18 inches
Shoulder to Waist: : 14 inches
Size: UK 8 US 4
Closures: This dress fastens along the side seam with an 11 inch metal zip.
Condition: This dress is in good but not perfect vintage condition. Yellowing to the fabric surrounding the base of the armpits along the overlay and lining, with a mend along the right hand side armhole. Some very light loss of gold thread to some of the lurex details. A small age mark along the back centre of the skirt line along the left hand side. These minor details are not apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable upon closer inspection. Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: Velvet, Lurex, Rayon Lined, Woven fibre
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.