• 1950s Designer Lilli  Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!
  • 1950s Designer Lilli  Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!
  • 1950s Designer Lilli  Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!
  • 1950s Designer Lilli  Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!
  • 1950s Designer Lilli  Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!
  • 1950s Designer Lilli  Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!
  • 1950s Designer Lilli  Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!
  • 1950s Designer Lilli  Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!
  • 1950s Designer Lilli  Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!

1950s Designer Lilli Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!

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Measurements

Size: Small - Medium

Bust:  37 - 38 inches + 94 - 96.5 (some stretch to the boucle)

Under Bust: 33 -34 inches + 84 - 86 cm

Waist: 29 - 30 inches + 74 - 76 cm

Hips: Free

Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  41.5 inches + 105.5 cm

Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm

Shoulders (seam to seam): 18 inches + 46 cm

Sleeve Length Outside Shoulder: 23 inches + 58.5 ( without turning up to make cuffs)

Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam. 

 

Description

* Gorgeous designer black boucle wool princess coat

* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

* Sleeves can be worn down or turned up to make cuffs

* Coat itself has collarless round neckline 

* Dark brown mink cross over collar hand stitched to fabric 

* Secures with three large self fabric buttons and additional press studs

* Very full skirt with side inseam pockets

* Fully lined with hand finished hem

* Label reads Lilli Ann

This famous American label was registered in 1933 by Adolf Schuman. Fabrics were specially imported from France and Italy, many made expressly for Lilli Ann. These fabrics were bought from mainly small textile companies that were in dire financial straits after the war and in danger of closing. As a result, Schuman was credited with saving many of these from financial ruin and in official recognition for his services was awarded Medals of Honour from both France and Italy.  On the other hand, the Lilli Ann customer knew that their suits, coats and dresses were made of the highest quality, hand-loomed fabric. Lilli Ann was also recognised for its innovative designs and quality construction. The label received the Gold Medal in Fashion Design, America's highest award in fashion. Nowadays, there is very high demand for this label from collectors and fashionistas from around the world. It must be said that this label is one of my all-time favourites as many of my friends and clients would know 😉

 

Condition 

Absolutely sensational coat with amazing presence.  No flaws that I can see, its in wonderful condition for its age. The mink collar is able to be detached for dry cleaning purposes. These Lilli Ann coats are increasingly harder to find and are commanding higher and higher prices. This coat, in particular, is a great investment piece as it is rarer than other Lilli Ann princess coats. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing. Please note: I am offering free shipping on this coat.

 

Shop Policies

Availability
This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance should this rare circumstance arise.


Postage
We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

LayBys/Layaways
Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

Special Orders
If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

Photography
Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.