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"Chanelle" Vintage 1930's Blue Silk & Sequin Evening Dress & Jacket UK 12


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"Chanelle" Vintage 1930's Blue Silk & Sequin Evening Dress & Jacket

This beautiful 1930's blue silk crepe silk evening dress and matching jacket is a rare piece to behold and never again find.

Her soft rounded neckline is framed by double shoulder straps and a fitted bodice. Her bias cut, cinches in along the waistline and flows into an elegant full length skirt. Her rounded backline and elegant draped cut is set off by art deco pointed seam work along the bottom back of the skirt, creating movement and drape . Decorated with scattered ice blue sequins in that radiate from the centre of the dress into small scattering to the front of the dress.
Her matching jacket sits perfectly over the dress with mid length sleeves and an open front, embellished with trailing matching sequins.

Label: Chanelle

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 59 inches

Waist: up to 34 inches ( cut on the bias)

Hips: up to 44 inches ( Cut on the bias)

Measurement of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 14 inches

Shoulder to end of Sleeve: 15 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Size: Medium UK 12

Closures: This dress has no fastenings

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. With some light colour variation to the crepe silk, this is a natural process for crepe silk, some areas appear slightly lighter, or slighter darker. Some very light sequin loss and some of the sequins appear slightly tarnished in areas.
The jacket has some natural sequin loss and some light scattered age marks across the back. These minor issues are not apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable under close inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water. This dress should be cool ironed and not steamed as the sequins are not heat resistant.

Fabric: Crepe Silk, 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. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.