"Young Hollywood" Vintage 1940's Chartreuse Green Crepe Silk Dress UK 6-8


"Young Hollywood" Vintage 1940's Chartreuse Green Crepe Silk Dress

This original 1940's dress, made in the most sumptuous shade of pale chartreuse green crepe silk, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her rounded high neckline is framed by short sleeves and a fitted bodice. Her right hand side yoke is decorated with a swirling matching crepe silk rosette, and a sewn trim that joins the bodice in a seam. Her cinched in waistline, is set off by a matching silk rosette to the top of the skirt along the hips, this is accented by 3 pleats to each side, creating a gathered design along the simple skirt-line.

Label: Young Hollywood

Measurements Of The Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 48.5 inches

Waist: up to 25 inches

Hips: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 7 inches

Size: UK size 6-8

Condition: This dress is in near perfect condition, with a few very small age marks to the front of the hemline of the skirt. A small pin hole to the bottom of the side zip, and a small pin hole next to the rosette in the skirt. These minor issues are not apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under close inspection.

Fastenings: This dress fastens at the side with an 11 inch metal zip and to the back of the neckline with a 5.5 inch metal zip and a hoop and loop.

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

Fabric: crepe silk,

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.