Willow Hilson Vintage

"Sky Blue Wool" Vintage 1940's Sky Blue Wool Princess Coat UK 10 US 6


This truly iconic 1940's sky blue wool coat, rendered in a timeless silhouette, is a must have addition for your classic wardrobe.  
The rounded collar joins the front of the neckline in notched lapels, setting off the double breasted cut of the coat, which can be worn fastened beneath the collar to change the V shape neckline. The elegant shoulder line, features internally sewn shoulder pads, which accent the tailored darts along each yoke. The wide dolman cut sleeves, are edged with fitted turned up cuffs, which are finished with point details along each external cuff side. The fitted double breasted cut of the bodice, is set off by matching wool covered buttons, decorated with pale blue running stitches. The cinched in waistline, draws the eye to full circle cut of the coat, which is accented by front pockets along each side of the hipline, from which the wool drapes in pleats. The backline of the coat boasts a double pointed detail along the back of the waistline.Lined in pink and blue  iridescent taffeta, every detail of this coat showcases the iconic styling and designs of the 1940's. 

Label: McDonald's 

Measurements of the Coat

Armpit to Armpit : up to 36 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 44 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 24 inches 

Shoulder to Shoulder :15 inches

Hips: 52 inches

Waist: up to 28 inches

Size:  UK 10 US 6

Closures: 3 buttons

Condition: This coat is in near perfect condition. An age mark along the side of the right hand sleeve. Three small darns along the back of the internal part of the collar. Two age marks along the edges of the left hand side sleeve. A small pi sized age mark along the back left hand side of the left sleeve.  These minor issues are not apparent when the coat is being worn and only noticeable upon closer inspection. 

Fabric:Wool, Taffeta lined

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.

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