"Romantic Florals" Vintage 1950's Black Floral Print Dress UK 10 US 6


"Romantic Florals" Vintage 1950's Black Floral Print Dress UK 10 US 6

A rare piece of her time, this original 1950's dress, in a heavy black floral cotton, with a print of blooming roses in filigree frames, with intertwined ribbons, is the perfect piece for your everyday vintage wardrobe.

Her straight cut neckline is framed by shoulder straps.
Her fitted bodice sets off the cinched in waistline, and dropped waistband.
Her wonderful full skirt, boasts box pleats along the waistband, that fall into an iconic 1950's silhouette. Photographed here with a petticoat for added volume, this skirt is lined in rayon with a thick internal black cotton hemline to aid weighing the petticoat down.
The bodice is lined in rayon.
This dress has been photographed with a medium petticoat, which is not included in the listing.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 40 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Lowered waist band: 34 inches 18 inches

Shoulder to Waistband: 18 inches

Size: Medium: UK 810

Closures: This dress fastens at the back with a 15 inch metal zip and a hook and eye

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: Heavy Cotton

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.