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"Lagoon" Vintage 1950's Black Velvet& Sequin Wiggle Dress UK 10


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"Lagoon" Vintage 1950's Black Velvet& Sequin Wiggle Dress

This truly spectacular 1950's black velvet dress, with the most beautiful floral beadwork, is the perfect addition to your festive wardrobe.

Her pleated acrylic sweetheart shaped modesty panel, is framed by short sleeves and a fitted bodice. Her intricate decolletage, is embellished with trailing sequins, beads and rhinestones in iridescent midnight blue, in an undulating pattern of trailing flowers. Her cinched in waistline, sets off the timeless cut of the skirt, decorated with matching bead work, creating an eye catching contrast against the deep black velvet.
Her V shaped backline, sets off the pleated bustle back, adding movement to this iconic piece.

Enjoy wearing this dress paired with simple, sparkling accessories and your favourite pair of heels.

Label: None

Provenance: Great Britain

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 41.5 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches,

Hips: up to 40 inches

Neckline to End of Sleeve: 8 inches

Size:Medium UK 10

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with a 13 inch metal zip, 2 hook and and eyes

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition, with strong beadwork, and only a few small beads missing.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Velvet, Acrylic, Beads, Sequins, Rhinestones, The dress is fully 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.