Willow Hilson Vintage

"Coral Summer" Vintage 1950's Silk Coral Skirt Suit UK 6-8 US 2-4


Rendered in a classic silhouette, this original 1950's coral pink coloured lightweight silk skirt suit, is the perfect piece for your everyday wardrobe.

The rounded neckline is framed by a wide pointed collar and a simple shoulder line accented by internal shoulder pads. The short length sleeves, frame the fitted cut of the jacket, which boasts large central pearlised button fastenings. The cinched in waistline is accented by tailored darts, and a back matching belt, finished with buttons. The matching skirt, boasts a simple waistband, set off by tailored darts beneath the waistband. The straight cut, completes this skirt in an iconic silhouette. 

Label: None

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 10 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 19.5 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Fastenings: 4 buttons and two hook and eyes

Measurements Of The Skirt

Waist: up to 24 inches

Waist to Hem: 29 inches

Hips: up to 38 inches

Fastenings: 7 inch metal zip and 3 hook and eyes 

Size: UK 6-8 US 2-4

Condition: This suit is in near perfect vintage condition. A darn to the silk on the back of the right hand side sleeve just below the shoulder line. Very light colour variation along the shoulder lines. These minor details are in no way apparent when the suit is being worn. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Raw Silk

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.

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