1960s Lilli Ann Red Cape Suit with Fur Trim- New!
Bust: 40 inches + 102 cm
Waist: 34 inches + 86 cm
Shoulder to Hem: 27 Inches + 69 cm
Sleeve Length: 19 inches + 48 cm
Waist: 30 inches + 76 cm
Hips: 42 inches + 107 cm
Length from Waist Band to Hem: 27 inches + 69 cm
Hem Length: 1 inch + 2.5 cm
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam.
* Gorgeous 1960s tomato red jersey blend suit
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and aA-line skirt
* Jacket with slit sleeves to resemble cape and v-neckline
* Double breasted with four self covered buttons
* Real fur trim dyed to resemble leopard on collar and cuff hem
* Skirt has panels with saddle stitching and self belt
* Lined bodice, raw seams 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 customers know...:)
This suit is in excellent condition for its age. No flaws that I can see, cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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