Willow Hilson Vintage

"Velvet & Taffeta" Vintage 1950's Brown Velvet & Taffeta Swing Coat UK 10-14 US 6-10


This breathtaking 1950's chocolate brown velvet swing coat, lined in brown silk taffeta is a timeless piece and an iconic number to add to your vintage collection.

The turned down shawl collar draws together along the centre front of the coat with a large statement button fastening. The detailed shoulder line is accented by radiating seams that set off the dolman cut of the wide balloon sleeves that draw in in fitted cuffs. The elegant wide swing cut of the coat, completes this piece in an iconic silhouette and is finished with pockets along each side seam. This coat is fully lined in silk taffeta. 

Label: Peck & Peck 

Measurements of the Coat

Armpit to Armpit across front: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 40.5 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 25 inches

Hips: up to 56 inches

Size: UK 10-14 US 6-10

Closures: Single Button Fastening

Condition: This coat is in near perfect condition. Natural Impressions to the velvet throughout . Light wear to the velvet pile along the right hand side shoulder . A small pin hole to the right hand side sleeve along the top.  These details are not apparent when the coat is being worn as the lustre and sheen of the velvet conceals it. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report.

Fabric: Taffeta Silk Lined, Velvet

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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