"Emerald City" Vintage 1950's Emerald Green Brocade Dress & Jacket UK 8


"Emerald City" Vintage 1950's Emerald Green Brocade Dress & Jacket UK 8

Made in the most beautiful emerald green brocade in a floral pattern, this original 1950's dress and jacket set is the perfect addition to your vintage wardrobe.

The high mandarin collar of the jacket is framed by 3/4 length sleeves and a cropped length. Her mock button down front, matches the button down front of the dress, creating an eye catching and elegant line.

The straight neckline of the dress is framed by simple shoulder straps and a fitted bodice. Her nipped in waistline is set off by a flowing panelled demi-circle skirt, photographed here with a medium petticoat. Her statement mock button fastenings down the length of the dress match those of the jacket, adding to the beautiful tailoring of this piece.

Enjoy wearing this delightful duo with your favourite gold accessories and court shoes. Alternatively wear them separately to add versatility to your wardrobe.

Label: Sambo Fashions

Provenance: Cornwall

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15.5 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 12.5 inches

Waist: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 14.5 inches

Fastenings: 2 press studs, 2 hook and eyes and 3 hook and loops

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 33 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 41 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with a 12.5 metal zip and a hook and eye

Size: UK Small-Medium Dress : UK 8 Jacket: UK 14

Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition, with a very small mark to the skirt, this is well hidden within the drape of the fabric.

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

Fabric: Brocade, Silk Brocade

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.

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