"The Mistress" Vintage 1940's Red Longline Peplum Skirt Suit UK 8
"The Mistress" Vintage 1940's Red Longline Peplum Skirt Suit UK
A rare piece to behold and never again find. This 1940's red wool and silk mix suit, accented by a longline cut jacket, in a classic silhouette, is perfect for your vintage wardrobe.
Her rounded scalloped collar is framed by darts along each yoke and full length sleeves.
Her fitted cut, is accented by matching covered button fastenings.
Her cinched in waistline is set off by the longline cut of jacket, and the elegant peplum cut hemline.
The back of the jacket features 2 rows of decorative matching covered buttons, that set off the nipped in waistline, and showcase the peplum panelled cut.
The simple longline tailored skirt, in a classic strain cut, sits perfectly under the jacket, creating an iconic 1940's silhouette.
Label: Kay Saks, California, "Botany"
Measurements of the Jacket
Shoulder to Shoulder: 13.5 inches
Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches
Shoulder to Hem : 26.5 inches
Waist: up to 26 inches
Shoulder to end of sleeve: 24 inches
Fastenings: 4 covered buttons
Measurements Of The Skirt
Waist: up to 27 inches
Waist to Hem: 31.3 inches
Hips: up to 34 inches
Fastenings: 6.5 inch metal zip and a button
Size: Small UK 8
Condition: This suit is in near perfect vintage condition. Two Small darns just above the cuff level on the left hand side sleeve. A small dot mark along the left hand yoke seam. The top button hole underneath the collar has been sewn shut. There is a small darn to the silk lining along the back of the shoulder area.
A small panel has been added along the waistband of the skirt, presumably to make it a little bigger, this has been done sympathetically and well.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned
Fabric: wool silk 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.