"Cornflower Velvet" Vintage 1950's Cornflower Blue Velvet Dress UK 6-8
This original 1950's dress, in the most vibrant shade of cornflower blue velvet, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.
Her rounded neckline is framed by a velvet panel border and 3/4 length sleeves. Her fitted bodice, sets off the cinched in waistline.
Her elegant pleated skirt, is accented my box pleats to either side of the central skirt panel, creating an iconic 1950's silhouette.
This dress has been photographed with a medium petticoat, which is not included in the listing.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 44 inches
Waist: up to 25 inches
Hips: up to 48 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 16.5 inches
Shoulder to Waistline: 15.5 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder 15 inches
Size: Small UK 6-8
Closures: This dress fastens at the back with an 21 inch metal zip, and a hook and eye
Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition, with some light and natural impressions to the velvet
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
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.