The hat blouse bag shoes & gloves styled with the suit are also available for sale.
Original Vintage: Pinafore & Dress 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 38” (97 cm)
Waist 30” (76 cm)
Hips 39" (99 cm)
Length back neck to waist 14" (35.5 cm)
back neck to hem to hem 37 ½ " (95 cm)
under arm to waist 7 ½ " (19 cm)
NB the dress may have been shortened perhaps in later years however there is hem allowance
Bust 40” (102 cm)
Waist 33” (84 cm)
Hips 42" (107 cm)
Length back neck to hem to hem 27”68.5 cm)
sleeve length 24" (61 cm)
A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 12 - 14 (dress is 12 on hips)
Petite fit short in the body
Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.
Fabric: Wool mix soft mid weight textured fabric with cream, pale blues and browns. Jacket is lined in acetate lining fabric the dress is faced in the same lining fabric around the neck and arm holes.
Style: Classic 1940's style jacket with its featured little padded shoulders
Features: brown Bakelite buttons on the jacket front and sleeves, the dress has a notched neckline, and two hip pockets with a kick pleat at the centre back hem
Closure: small metal zip opening to the side
Ideal to wear for: Vintage events
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition: There is signs of age to the inside back lining facing see photo.
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)