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"Ares" Vintage 1930's Garnet Red Silk Dress UK 8-10


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"Ares" Vintage 1930's Garnet Red Silk Dress

This breathtaking 1930's silk dress in the most sumptuous shade of garnet red is the perfect piece for that special occasion

Her V neckline is framed by smocking stitches along each shoulder that fall into draped pleats either side of the cross over neckline.Her short sleeves are decorated and trimmed with rushed strips of matching silk, accenting the small padded shoulders, while mimicking the pleats in the bodice.
Her waistline in cinched in with a matching fabric belt, setting off the flowing skirt line.
The beautiful decorative buttons to the back complete the dress in true 1930's style.

Dress her up with soft gold accessories to complete your outfit.

Provenance: Belgium, Brussels

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 56 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches, this can be drawn in with the matching belt

Hips: 36 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 9 inches

Size:Medium UK size 8-10 as there are no fastenings

Closures: None

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with some very small scattered age marks throughout, these appear as a darker shade of red, and are not visible when the dress is being worn.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or washed in cool water

Fabric: silk crepe

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.