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"Soutache & Satin" Vintage 1940's Dark Brown Crepe Silk & Soutache Embellished Dress UK 10 US 6


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"Soutache & Satin" Vintage 1940's Dark Brown Crepe Silk & Soutache Embellished Dress UK 10 US 6

This beautiful 1940's dark brown crepe silk dress embellished with trailing soutache stitches and silk satin accents, is the perfect addition to your seasonal vintage wardrobe.

Her high V shaped neckline is framed by single pleats to each side, accenting the shape of the neckline. Her full length sleeves boast small splits along each cuff with single press stud fastenings. The top of the sleeves are elegantly decorated with trailing soutache and ribbon detailing radiating from the shoulder seam. Her fitted bodice, is set off by a silk satin waist panel, that joins the dress in rounded panels, forming elegant pleats above the waistline. The silk waist panel draws in the waistline and fastens to the back of the dress in a soft bow.
Her simple skirt line, is edged with a scalloped pattern of soutache and ribbon work along the hemline, completing this breathtaking piece.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 42.5 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 25 inches

Hips: up to 38 inches

Shoulder To Shoulder: 14.5 inches

Size: UK 10 US 6

Closures: This dress fastens at the back of the neckline with 9 covered button and loops, and to the side of the waistline with 4 press studs and a hook an eye.

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with a small seam mend to the right hand side of the satin waist feature, along the side of the waistline. Some very light colour variations to the tone of brown, this is a natural process with crepe silk. This minor issues are not apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under closer inspection

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: crepe silk, Soutache, ribbon

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.