"Soutache & Rhinestones" Vintage 1940's Cream Halter Neck Dress & Fitted Jacket UK 6-8

£589.00

"Soutache & Rhinestones" Vintage 1940's Cream Halter Neck Dress & Fitted Jacket UK 6-8

Made in the most sumptuous cream silk gabardine, with soutache, pearl and rhinestone accents, this original 1940's couture dress and jacket set, is a rare addition to your vintage wardrobe.

The elegant neckline of the jacket, boasts a rounded notched collar, embellished with trailing soutache stitches, an accented by claw set rhinestones and pearls. Her 3/4 length dolman sleeves are edged with turned up cuffs with soutache stitches, pearls and rhinestones to match the collar. Her fitted cut is accented by matching covered button fastenings, that set off the cinched in waistline and the elegant peplum cut. The back of the jacket has a small mock back belt, and a slit along the hemline.

The halter neck cut of the dress, is accented by pleats that frame the V shape neckline and accent the bust-line.
Her cinched in waistline is drawn in by a matching fabric belt, that in turn sets off the fullness of the demi-circle skirt.
This dress has been photographed with a medium petticoat, which is not included in the listing.

Label: Kay Louise

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 20 inches

Waist: up to 25 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 19 inches

Fastenings: 4 buttons

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 32 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 43 inches

Waist: up to 25 inches

Hips: 42 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 15 inches

Closures: This dress fastens to the back with 13 inch metal zip and a hook and loop. The jacket fastens with 4 buttons

Condition: This set is in near perfect vintage condition. A few very light marks to the skirt, with an age mark to the left hand side front panel. Some light marks along the base of the zip. Some very light wear marks to the bodice, one light age mark along the left hand side halter neck seam, and a wear mark along side of it. The belt has some light colour variation in comparison to the rest of the set. These minor issues are not visible when the dress is being worn, and do not in any way detract from the beauty or quality of this piece.

Size: UK Small UK 6-8
be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: Silk Gabardine, soutache, rhinestones, pearls

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.