"Red Wine Velvet" Vintage 1950's Red Wine Velvet Dress UK 8 US 4
This original 1950's dress, in the delicious shade of red wine, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.
Her straight cut neckline, is framed by a central panel, decorated with a central matching velvet button feature, that sits above the décolletage line. Her full length sleeves frame the fitted bodice, and elegant double dart seams. Her cinched in waistline is set off by the wonderful drape of the velvet skirt-line, accented by single pleats beneath the waist.
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 44.5 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Hips: up to 42 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 20 inches
Size: UK 8 US 4
Closures: This dress fastens at the back with an 23 inch metal zip,
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.