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Original Vintage: Grey Taffeta Dress & Jacket Suit


Dating from: 1940s


Label no label hand made the lady who owned this his from had many clothes hand made to a high standard I believe she was petite in height at it is appears a bit short for a 1940s suit, there is however a hem of 2"(5 cm) if it required lengthening.





Side seam to side seam across the bust 36” (91.5 cm)

Side seam to side seam across the waist 30” (76 cm)

Side seam to side seam across the hips 98" (99 cm)

back neck to hem to hem 39 ½ " (105.5cm)

width at hem 44 " (111.5cm) plus a small 5” (2.5cm) kick pleat



Bust 39” (99 cm)

Waist 32” (81.5 cm)

Hips 40" (101.5 cm)

Length back neck to hem to hem 23” (58.4 cm)

sleeve length 22 ½ " (57 cm)


A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 12  petite fit short


Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.


Fabric: Textured mid grey Taffeta with a squiggle design in light grey


Style: Cleverly cut fitted dress and jacket.


Features: The dress has a scalloped design across the back and front which continues to become the scalloped sleeve. A ‘V’ neck. The dress has panels and darts for fit, and a little kick pleat at the centre back. The neckline and sleeves have been lined with grey lining fabric. The jacket has eight shaped panels and has been lined with a cream and grey brocade fabric, has a two-piece fitted sleeve with a pointed slashed cuff. The neckline follows the dress with a high ‘V’ shape that curves gently round down the centre front. There are faux pockets flaps on the hips and there is a faux lacing on the back and the front in a navy cord, with 48 eyelets sewn beautifully by hand.


Closure: small metal zip opening to the side and small popper placket to the back neck


Ideal to wear for: Vintage events, where is could be teamed with vintage accessories as seen in the photos also for smart work or an occasion. 


The accessories shown in the photographs are not included however they are for sale,  just search for the description or reference numbers below in the search bar


Hat - LH025

Scalloped Clutch - WA047

Gloves- LSG046

Shoes - LS007


Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition: amazing condition small signs of wear on the inside of the arm.

Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection.

Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:

Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)

1940s Grey Dress & Jacket Suit

SKU: W40018
  • We would sugest dry clean only

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