Rendered in an iconic silhouette, this original 1940's hickory brown light weight cotton suit, accented by swirling soutache embroidery, is the perfect ensemble for your tailored wardrobe.
The V shaped neckline of the jacket is framed by a shawl collar that joins the front of the jacket in soft lapels, which are decorated with swirling soutache accents. The simple shoulder line is accented by internally sewn shoulder pads along each shoulder seam. The 3/4 length sleeves are edge with turned up cuff. The cropped length of the jacket sets off the edge to edge cut. Finished with mock front pockets along each side of the bust and detailed soutache embroidery positioned above each pocket.
The matching skirt, boasts a wide waistband and a central zip and button fastening along the back. The hipline is set off by gathered box pleats that radiate from either side of the front of the waistband , pleating and draping into each front pocket. The simple line of the skirt is finished with a central slit vent.
This suit is not lined
Measurements of the Jacket
Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches
Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches
Shoulder to Hem : 15 inches
Waist: up to 30 inches
Shoulder to end of sleeve: 18 inches
Measurements Of The Skirt
Waist: up to 28 inches
Waist to Hem: 30.5 inches
Hips: up to 40 inches
Fastenings: 6.5 inch metal zip, a button
Size: UK 10 US 6
Condition: This suit is in near perfect vintage condition. Gentle wear to the finish of some of the soutache embroidery. This is not apparent when the suit is being worn and only noticeable upon close inspection. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the product description.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: Cotton weave, soutache embroidery
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. WH