"Hattie Carnegie" Vintage 1950's Navy Blue & Red Silk Dress & Jacket UK 10


"Hattie Carnegie" Vintage 1950's Navy Blue & Red Silk Dress & Jacket

This timeless 1950's dress and jacket set, in a navy blue with an abstract geometric red pattern, is the perfect piece to add versatility to your wardrobe.

The soft scoop neckline of the dress is framed by short capped sleeves and a fitted bodice. Her nipped in waistline is accented by pipping, and is set off by the simple skirt with small pleats to either side of the waistband.

The elegant matching jacket, boasts a small turned down collar, and 3/4 length sleeves. Her timeless cut is framed by a bow detail along the waist, adding an eye catching detail to a timeless classic.

Complete your outfit with navy blue or red accessories, alternatively wear the set separately to add versatility to your wardrobe

Label: Hattie Carnegie, Blue Label
Provenance: Great Britain, Devon

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 40 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Hips: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 7 inches

Measurements of the Jacket

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 16.5 inches

Waist: up to 33 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 16 inches

Size: Medium UK size 10

Closures: This dress fastens at the back with a 22 inch metal zip and a hook and eye,

The jacket fastens with a single hook and loop behind the bow

Condition: This dress set is in near perfect vintage condition, with one very small mend to the silk along the hemline at the back of the skirt. This is not visible when the dress is being worn, and only noticeable under closer inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment can be washed in cool water

Fabric: Silk, Silk Lined

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.