"Parisian Grey " Vintage 1940's French Grey Skirt Suit UK 8-10
A rare piece to behold and never again find. This 1940's French Grey skirt suit, in a classic silhouette, is perfect for your vintage wardrobe.
The pointed Peter Pan collar frames the rounded neckline and lightly padded shoulders. Her 3/4 length sleeves boast wide cuffs, with button fastenings. Her tailored cut, is set off by 2 front pockets along each yoke, and a button down front. Her cinched in waistline, is set off by gathers along the waist seam, that join the back in wonderful blouson shaping.
Her simple skirt sits beneath the jacket, and boasts a straight cut, creating an iconic 1940's silhouette.
Label: Molly Ann, Indiana
Measurements of the Jacket
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches
Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches
Shoulder to Hem : 22 inches
Waist: up to 28 inches
Shoulder to end of sleeve: 19 inches
Fastenings: 6 buttons
Measurements Of The Skirt
Waist: up to 25 inches
Waist to Hem: 30 inches
Hips: up to 37 inches
Fastenings: 7 inch metal zip, and 2 hook and eyes
Size: UK 8 US 4 in the skirt
UK 10 US 6 in the jacket
Condition: This suit is in near perfect vintage condition.
The Jacket: the buttons along the cuffs do not match the buttons along the front to the suit. Three small pin sized dot mark along the front left hand side of the waistline. Some discolouration to the silk lining along the internal armpits.
The Skirt: A very small mark on the back of the skirts hemline.
These issues are not apparent when the suit is being worn and only noticeable under close inspection.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: wool mix, silk 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.
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.