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Vintage 1960's yellow sequin beaded cocktail dress wiggle dress UK 12 US 8

About the Item

This breathtaking 1960's yellow knitted wool dress, embellished in its entirety with clear iridescent sequins, and finished with floral beaded details in yellow rocaille beads, and iridescent class claw set rhinestones, is the perfect piece for a sparkling occasion. The rounded scoop neckline of the dress is framed by a simple shoulder line, which sets off the 3/4 length sleeves. The elegant knitted base, forms a figure hugging silhouette which is accented by trailing beaded flowers, set off by glass faceted droplet beads, and finished with iridescent rhinestones along the centre of the flowers. The fitted waistline sets off the elegant line of the skirt, which is finished with small side vents along each side seam. This dress is fully lined in silk. Label: Helen Wong, Made in British Crown Colony of Hong Kong Measurements of the Dress Armpit to Armpit: 36 inches Shoulder to Hem: 42 inches Waist: 28 inches un-stretched to 30 inches stretched Hips: 34 inches un-stretched to 40 inches stretched Size: UK 12 US 8 Closures: This dress fastens to the back with an 14 inch metal zip and a hook and eye Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Very light scattered sequin loss. Some age marks to the silk lining. These minor details are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and only apparent when the dress is turned inside out. Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report. Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or washed in cool water Fabric: Wool, Sequins, Pearlescent beads, Glass Beads, Iridescent Rhinestones, 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.
  • Dimensions:
    Length: 42 in (106.68 cm)Marked Size: 12 (UK)Bust: 36 in (91.44 cm)Waist: 30 in (76.2 cm)Hip: 40 in (101.6 cm)Shoulder to Hem: 42 in (106.68 cm)
  • Style:
    sixties (Of the Period)
  • Period:
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Condition: This dress is in near perfect vintage condition. Very light scattered sequin loss. Some age marks to the silk lining. These minor details are in no way apparent when the dress is being worn and only apparent when the dress is turned.
  • Seller Location:
    Cheltenham, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU2682222450922
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