1960s Red and White Designer Dress Ensemble- New!
Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm
Under Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm
Waist: 34 inches + 86 cm
Hips: 36 inches + 91 cm
Dress Length from Outside Shoulder: 39 inches + 100 cm
Coat Length from Outside Shoulder: 37 inches + 94 cm
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam.
* Striking 1950s red crimplene designer dress and coat set
* Classic mod shape with A-line silhouette
* Dress is sleeveless with contrasting white bib trim on bodice and at hipline
* Decorative gold buttons down bib front
* Coat is 3/4 length with long sleeves and fold over collar
* Coat also features white trim at collar, cuffs and hipline
* Front fastening with gold buttons white trimmed slit to side
* Fully lined, pinked 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 absolutely stunning set is in immaculate condition with no faults that I can see, Here is an opportunity to buy one on the best 1960s Lilli Ann ensembles in my humble opinion. Great colour and fabulous styling make this set a winner. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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