Willow Hilson Vintage

"Red Arrows" Vintage Late 1940's Lilli Ann Skirt Suit UK 14 US 10

A rare piece to behold and rendered in a classic silhouette, this late 1940's Lilli Ann skirt suit, decorated with embroidered red arrows and cream pipping is the perfect set for your tailored wardrobe.

The V shaped neckline is framed by a rounded notched collar and internal shoulder pads along the shoulder lines. The full length sleeves are edged with with turned up sleeves, finished with double arrow details. The fitted bodice is accented by arrow embroidery along each yoke, drawing the eye to the matching covered buttons. The cinched in waistline sets off the two front side pockets. The matching skirt, boasts a simple waistline and straight line cut, finished with a central back kick pleat, decorated with a simple embroidered pointed arrow, completing this suit in an iconic Lilli Ann design. 
The jacket is fully lined in silk, the skirt is not lined. 

Label: An original Lilli Ann of San Francisco

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 17.5 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 42 inches

Shoulder to Hem : 24.5 inches

Waist: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 25.5 inches

Fastenings: 5 buttons

Measurements Of The Skirt

Waist: up to 32  inches

Waist to Hem: 33 inches

Hips: up to 44 inches

Fastenings: 7 inch metal zip, a button fastening

Size: UK 14 US 10

Condition: This suit is in near perfect vintage condition. Very light age marks along the left hand side cuffs to the cream pipping. Light wear to the last button fastening along the jacket. These minor issues are not apparent when the suit is being worn, and only visible under very close inspection

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: silk worsted wool, silk lined, 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. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.

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