Early 1950s Lilli Ann Flecked Wool Designer Suit- New!
Bust: 38 - 40 inches + 96 cm -102 cm
Waist: 30 inches + 76 cm
Jacket Length: 24 inches + 61 cm
Sleeve Length: 22 inches + 56 cm (not including cuffs)
Waist: 28 inches + 71 cm
Hips: 40 inches + 102 cm
Length: 30 inches + 76 cm
Hem Length; 1.5 inches + 4 cm
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam.
* Striking 1950s quality mid-weight flecked woven wool suit
* Fabric features charcoal, cream and black wool threads
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and straight skirt
* Jacket has niche collar, long sleeves with large turn over cuffs
* Belt strap feature on left upper side of jacket that cinches with rhinestone buckle
* Front closure with self covered fabric buttons
* Neckline, straps and cuffs have contrasting black piping
* Accentuated peplum style waist with built in stays and padding
* Skirt has side metal zipper and kick pleat at back
* Fully lined jacket in black crepe, skirt has lining at seat
* 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...:)
Gorgeous Lilli Ann suit. With no notable flaws that I can see, apart from a couple of rhinestones have dimmed in the buckle, and the skirt hip area has been let out at some point. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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