Willow Hilson Vintage

"Lucky Charms" Vintage 1980's Three Piece Silk Chanel Suit UK 8 US 4


This magnificent Chanel three piece suit, made in a deep navy blue silk with cream silk pipping accents, is the perfect iconic piece for your vintage wardrobe. 

The elegant wide waistband of the trousers, boasts a central V shaped back vent and delicate sailor style side button fastenings, set behind the two front pockets, which are edged with cream silk pipping. The timeless wide leg cut, is accented by double tailored darts that run from beneath the waistband. Finished with turn ups, edged with cream silk pipping.  

The rounded neckline of the blouse is framed by a Peter Pan collar edged with white silk pipping. The sleeveless cut accents the racer back design of the blouse. The tailored bodice is accented by two front pockets, with silk piped edges and turned down collars, embellished with decorative four leaf clover buttons. The central four leaf clover button fastenings are framed by a border of cream silk pipping to either side, drawing the eye to the wonderful straight cut of the blouse.

The open cut of the jacket is accented by cream silk pipping along each edge and hemline, setting off the soft rounded front lapels. The elegant shoulder line is accented by internally sewn shoulder pads, that accent the short length sleeves, set off by turned up cuffs edged with cream silk pipping. The simple box cut of the jacket showcases two front pockets, with turned down collars and four leaf clover button fastenings. 

Label:Chanel Boutique, Style Modèle 29 446 

Measurements of the Blouse:

Waist: 32 inches

Armpit to Armpit: 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 23.5 inches

Fastenings: 5 four leaf clover buttons and a press stud 

Measurements of the Trousers 

Waist: up to 26 inches

Hips: 36 inches

Waist the End of Leg: 40.5 inches

Inseam: 27 inches

Rise: 14 inches

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder:14.5 inches 

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 10.5 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 16 inches

Armpit to Armpit: 36 inches 

Size: UK 8 US 4

Fastenings: The trousers fasten to the each side with 3 iconic Chanel four leaf clover buttons and two press studs and a hook and eye. 

Condition: In near perfect vintage condition. The top button on the right hand side of the trousers, does not match the other four leaf clover buttons. Very light discolouration to the Chanel label on the internal side of the blouse, and light colour variation to the cream silk pipping along the back of the internal neckline. A small pin sized age mark along the cream silk pipped hemline along the left hand side of the jacket.  These minor details are in no way apparent when the suit is being worn and only noticeable upon close inspection. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned but can be delicately hand washed

Fabric: 100% 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. AB

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