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"Le Rouge" Vintage 1940's Red Wool Dress UK 10


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"Le Rouge" Vintage 1940's Red Wool Dress

This timeless 1940's Deep Raspberry red dress in the softest of wools is the perfect piece for your everyday vintage wardrobe.

Her V neckline is framed by a rounded notched collar, small shoulder pads, and 3/4 length turned up sleeves. Her button down fitted bodice is framed by embroidery on either end of an open pleat along each yoke.
Her nipped in waistline is drawn in with a matching belt, setting off the timeless skirt.

Enjoy wearing this dress paired with blue or cream accessories to complete you outfit.

Label: None
Provenance: Great Britian

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 37 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 46 inches

Waist: up to 27 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 17 inches

Size: Medium UK 10

Closures: This dress fastens at the front with 4 buttons and with an 8.5 inch metal zip to the side.

Condition: This dress is in beautiful vintage condition, with a small darn to the back of the left hand shoulder, and a small one in the skirt ( this is well hidden within the drape) . 2 extra holes have been punched into the belt. Some light scattered age marks in the skirt- These are not visible when the dress is being worn, and a darker mark to the inside of the collar( this is just before the fold and not visible externally). These minor age related issues are not visible when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under closer inspection. This piece has been priced accordingly.

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

Fabric: Soft Wool

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.