Willow Hilson Vintage

"Shadow Grey Crepe" Vintage 1940's Shadow Grey Crepe Jacket UK 12-14 US 8-10


This timeless 1940's jacket, rendered in a shadow grey crepe silk, with delicate detailed woven accents, is just the piece to add to your everyday wardrobe. 

The rounded V shaped neckline of the jacket sets off the edge to edge cut, which can be drawn in with a concealed hook and loop fastening beneath the waistline. The simple shoulder line, is accented by tailored darts along each yoke and internally sewn shoulder pads along each shoulder seam. The full length sleeves, frame the timeless cut, which is finished with two front pockets along the base of jacket, set off by turned down collars and detailed cut away embroidery features. 

Label: Freda Seath , Canterbury  

Measurements of the Jacket

Armpit to Armpit across front: up to 42 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 26.5 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve : 26 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches

Waist: up to 38 inches

Size: UK 12-14 US 8-10

Closures: A concealed hook and loop

Condition: This jacket is in near perfect condition. With gentle colour fading along the front pockets and cuffs off the jacket, this appears lighter in certain areas and with a slight tone of pink. This is a natural process for crepe silk when it is exposed to sunlight for prolonged amounts of time. This minor areas of colour variation are not apparent when the jacket is being worn and only noticeable upon closer inspection. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report.

Fabric: Crepe 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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