Made in the most elegant shade of blushing peach silk, this original 1960's Christian Dior skirt suit, is a rare addition to your vintage collection.
The rounded neckline of the jacket is framed by a stand-away panelled collar which draws together along the front left hand side with a matching blush peach coloured button fastening. The simple shoulder line sets off the full length sleeves. The tailored cut of the jacket boasts a double breasted design with four mock button fastenings along the right hand side of the bodice and four button fastenings along the left hand side. The elegant cut, is accented by tailored darts that run upwards along either side of the front of the fitted waistline, which boasts a matching fabric belt, embellished with a stylised bow, which conceals the hook and eye fastening. The lightly flared hemline is accented by gathered pleats from beneath the waistline and along the back of the jacket .
The matching skirt boasts a simple waistband and a central hook and eye and metal zip fastening. The line of the skirt is accented by gathered pleats that radiate from beneath the waistline, completing this suit in a truly iconic 1960's Christian Dior Silhouette.
The skirt is silk lined
Label: Christian Dior - London, Modèle Original, Made in England
Measurements of the Jacket
Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 21.5 inches
Waist: up to 30 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 19 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches
Fastenings: 4 external buttons, an internal button along the neckline and an internal press stud along the waist.
Measurements of the Skirt
Waist: up to 24 inches
Waist to Hem: 25 inches
Hips: up to 36 inches
Fastenings: This skirt fastens along the back with a press stud, a hook and eye and an 8 inch metal zip.
Size: UK 6 US 2
Condition: This dress set is in perfect vintage condition. An age mark to the back left hand side of the skirt just above the hemline . A small age mark along the back right hand side of the skirt just above the hemline. A very light water mark along the back right hand side of the skirt near the zip. A small age mark along the right hand side sleeve just above the cuff hemline. Very light water marks along the armpits. Very light surface discolouration along the shoulder seams and side of the collar. These minor details are not apparent when the suit is being worn and only noticeable upon close inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Fabric: Worsted Silk, 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.