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"Lemon Yellow" Vintage 1940's Yellow Crepe Silk Dress UK 8-10


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"Lemon Yellow" Vintage 1940's Yellow Crepe Silk Dress UK 8-10

This beautiful 1940's lemon yellow crepe silk dress, is a rare piece to behold and never again find.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by a small turned down lapel, and matching covered button fastenings along the length of the dress. Her full length sleeves, frame the smocking stitches along the yokes, that create small gathered pleats along the bust-line. Her cinched in waistline, is accented by smocking stitches below the waistband, mimicking those along the yokes, creating loose pleats along the drape of the skirt, creating a timeless and iconic 1940's silhouette.
This dress has 2 front pockets

Label: Blum's Vogue, Chicago

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 57 inches

Waist: up to 27 inches

Shoulder to end of Sleeve: 23.5 inches

Hips: up to 46 inches

Shoulder To Shoulder: 16.5 inches

Size: Medium UK 10

Closures: This dress fastens along the front with 9 matching covered buttons and 2 press studs

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition. With a very light water mark along the back of the dress on the hemline. This is not apparent when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable under very close inspection

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

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.