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"Yellow & Grey Floral" Vintage 1940's Yellow & Grey Silk Floral Skirt Suit UK 12-14 US 8-10


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"Yellow & Grey Floral" Vintage 1940's Yellow & Grey Silk Floral Skirt Suit UK 12-14 US 8-10

A rare piece to behold and never again find. This 1940's summer suit, in a palette of soft greys, yellows, black and white, in a bold floral pattern, is perfect for your vintage wardrobe.

The V shaped neckline of the jacket, is framed by rounded lapels. Her 3/4 length sleeves are set off by wide shoulder pads along each shoulder seam. Her tailored cut, cinches in along the waistline, setting off the elegant light peplum cut, with two front pockets, decorated with black button features along each edge, which mimic the black button fastenings along the centre front of the jacket.
The elegant straight cut skirt, sits perfectly beneath the jacket, completing this set in a timeless 1940's silhouette.
This suit is slightly sheer, and would benefit from being worn above a slip to conceal ones modesty.

This suit is not lined

Label: None

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem : 22.5 inches

Waist: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 20 inches

Fastenings: 3 buttons

Measurements Of The Skirt

Waist: up to 31 inches

Waist to Hem: 32 inches

Hips: up to 42 inches

Fastenings: 7 inch metal zip, and a press stud

Size: UK 12-14 US 8-10

Condition: This suit is in near perfect vintage condition. Very light yellowing to the right hand side armpit, and a small darn to the back of the right hand side shoulder blade. These are in no way apparent when the suit is being worn, and only noticeable under very close inspection.

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Silk

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.