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"Soft Pink Lilli Ann" Vintage 1940's Rare Soft Pink Lilli Ann Skirt Suit UK 12 US 8


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"Soft Pink Lilli Ann" Vintage 1940's Rare Soft Pink Lilli Ann Skirt Suit UK 12 US 8

A rare piece to behold and never again find. This 1940's soft pink Lilli Ann skirt suit, in a classic silhouette, is perfect for work or play.

Her small dog ear collar is framed by wide shoulder pads along the shoulder seams, and 2 matching pleats along the yokes. Her full length sleeves frame the fitted bodice, and cinched in waistline, drawn in by a bold gold twisted detailed button, with an amethyst rhinestone centre. Her elegant cut, iconic of Lilli Anns in the 1940's accents below the waistline, creating a slight peplum in the structure. The back of the jacket features gathered pleats accenting the silhouette.
The tailored skirt features a simple waistband and flared cut, with seamed details along the front, creating an iconic silhouette as is sits below the jacket.
The skirt is unlined and the jacket is lined in satin

Label: Lilli Ann, California Original

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 17 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem : 22.5 inches

Waist: up to 32 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 24 inches

Fastenings: 1 button, 1 hook and loop, 1 press stud

Measurements Of The Skirt

Waist: up to 30 inches

Waist to Hem: 27.5 inches

Hips: up to 42 inches

Fastenings: 7 inch metal zip, a button fastening

Size: UK 12 US 8

Condition: This suit is in near perfect vintage condition
3 small pin sized age marks along the front left hand side of the jacket. Some very light colour variation to the wool, this is due to prolonged exposure in the sunlight. A small impression mark where a press stud was once sewn along the waistline. A small pin size on the back right hand side of the jacket.
Condition of the skirt: a few very light areas of wear to the knit near the bottom part of the skirt where the fabric was worn thin. The lining of the skirt conceals these with the backing, when it is worn.

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: Wool mix, lined in the jacket

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.