"Wild Flower" Vintage 1940's Champagne Wild Flower Print Rayon Dress UK 8-10 US 4-6


"Wild Flower" Vintage 1940's Champagne Wild Flower Print Rayon Dress UK 8-10 US 4-6

This beautiful 1940's floral dress, with a pattern of wild flowers in vibrant shades of red, yellow, green blue and purple, on a champagne cream backdrop, is the perfect piece for your vintage wardrobe.

Her soft sweetheart neckline is framed by delicate pleats along the shoulders, which boast small sewn in shoulder pads along each shoulder seam. Her elegant décolletage is accented by a turned down collar that runs along the sweetheart neckline and top of the bust-line. Her short length sleeves boast gathered seams along the front and back of the sleeve, that create gentle gathers and pleats.
Her fitted bodice, is accented by a pointed central seam beneath the bust-line, from which pleats radiate along the bust. Her cinched in waistline, is set off by an elegant waist panel, and delicate matching belt feature which fastens to the back of the dress.
Her simple skirt drapes beautifully across the figure, completing this piece in a true 1940's silhouette.

Label: None

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 48.5 inches

Waist: up to 27 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 7.5 inches

Hips: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Waist: 15.5 inches

Size: UK 8-10 US 4-6

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with a 10.5 inch concealed metal zip

Condition: This dress is in good vintage condition. A small Pin sized darn along the front of the left hand side sleeve base. A few small pin sized holes to the left hand side sleeve .A pin sized hole to the left hand side of the bust line. Usage related wear to the matching rayon covered belt buckle, where the rayon has worn away on the corners of the buckle. A dark grey ink stain to the back left hand side of the skirt just beneath the waistline. This blends in perfectly with the floral print.
These minor issues are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and only noticeable under close inspection.

Fabric: Rayon Jersey

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.