Vintage 1940's | XS/S | 1940's silk charmeuse Holoku style gown with train by designer Elsie Krassas.


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🥀 Absolutely devastating 1940's silk charmeuse Holoku style gown by designer Elsie Krassas! The Holoku is a traditional Hawaiian dress dating back to the 1820's. Originally worn for everyday wear, the style has changed over time and, is now considered a formal dress with its slim fit and long train. This rare beauty features a pretty rose jacquard weave and a flowing train with ruffled hemline. The bodice is boned at either side, with darts at centre bust, princess seaming through the waist and a removable halter strap. The fabric is cut on the bias which offers a perfect and comfortable fit.
Hand laundered and ready to wear, the gown is in excellent overall condition, with two lighter spots below each breast.
This is not overly apparent when worn - see last photo.

Size Small,

Bust 32-34.5"
Waist 26-27"
Hip up to 40"
Front Length 48" from top of bust


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