"Pinstripes & Linen" Vintage 1940's Linen & Pinstriped Dress & Jacket UK 8-10


"Pinstripes & Linen" Vintage 1940's Linen & Pinstriped Dress & Jacket UK 8-10

Made in a cream textured speckled linen, and accented by iconic multicoloured pinstripes, this original early 1940's dress and jacket, is the perfect addition for your vintage wardrobe.

The elegant straight neckline of the dress, is framed by thin neutral linen shoulders straps and a border of pinstriped cotton along the top of the bodice.
Her fitted bodice, is set off by the cinched in waistline.
Her elegant skirt, boasts 3 pleats to each side of the waistline, and an inverted pleat along the centre front and back of the hemline.
The V shaped neckline of the jacket is framed by a wide notched collar, edged with linen pipping. Her mid length sleeves, frame the cropped length, and double breasted cut, with matching pinstriped buttons, edged with linen.


Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 16 inches

Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 15.5 inches

Fastenings: 4 buttons

Measurements of the Dress

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 43.5 inches

Waist: up to 27 inches

Hips: 42 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder 15.5 inches

Closures: This dress fastens to the side with an 15 inch metal zip, and a hook and eye

Size: UK 8-10

Condition: This dress is in perfect vintage condition,

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.

Fabric: Linen & Cotton

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.