Spectacular 1950s Brown Wool Lilli Ann Suit - New!
Bust: 39 inches + 99 cm
Waist: 27 inches + 74 cm
Jacket length: 23 inches + 65 cm
Sleeve length: 21 inches + 55 cm (adjustable)
Waist: 26 inches + 69 cm
Hips: 38 inches + 102 cm
Skirt Length: 28 inches + 69 cm
* Vintage 1950s quality dark chocolate brown wool suit
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and shaped skirt
* Long sleeved jacket with rounded collar
* Contrasting cream inserts on peplum, sleeves and jacket collar
* Self covered front button fastening
* A-line skirt with metal zipper
* Jacket fully lined and the skirt is lined in the seat area
* 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 stunning Lilli Ann suit is in excellent vintage condition for its age with no flaws that I can see other than some smudges on collar and cuffs, they have lightened considerably with dry cleaning and may well be removed completely at the next cleaning. Lilli Ann suits are in high demand and getting harder to find. Here is your opportunity to invest in a designer garment of the highest quality. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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