Vintage 1950s Lilli Ann Black Eyelash Wool Princess Coat- New!

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$1,267.00 USD
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Measurements

Size:  Small 

Bust: 36 inches + 91.5 cm

Waist: 29 inches + 74 cm

Hips: Free

Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  42 inches + 107 cm

Sleeve Length from Outside Shoulder: 22 inches + 56 cm

Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm

Note: Measurements are taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam. This is the maximum size allowable, so please consider individual fit and comfort.

 

Description

* Luxurious 1950s black eyelash wool princess coat 

* Featured black velvet stripes on coat seams

* Classic silhouette with fitted waist

* Double-breasted with eight shiny black buttons for closure

* Huge shawl collar in black velvet with self- fabric edging

* Full length sleeves

* Concealed pockets at hipline

* Fully lined in rich black satin

* Sought after label Lilli Ann 

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 in dire financial straits after the war and in danger of closing. As a result, Schuman was credited with saving many from financial ruin. In official recognition for his services, Schuman was awarded Medals of Honour from both France and Italy.  From the clients' perspective, they 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 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...:)

 

Condition 

Excellent vintage condition.

No notable flaws that I can see. 

Please note that these are vintage items that have been used and loved over the years, As such, they may display slight evidence of their age. Any notable flaws will be highlighted.

 

Comment 

Fabulous and highly desirable princess coat.

The listing is for the dress only and does not include any other accessories that may have been photographed with the item. 

This item has not been pinned to the dress form.

 

Shop Policies

 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.

Currently, standard packages within Australia take 4 to 6 business days from receipt of the package at the Post Office. However, there may be exceptions due to the impact of COVID-19. Overseas packages take between 7 to 10 days.

We also offer expedited DHL shipping which provides a fast and reliable shipping option if you prefer quick receipt of your item.


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 apologize in advance should this rare circumstance arise.


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 :)

Alterations
Obviously, as these are one-off pieces, the fit may not be quite what you need. To this end, we also offer an alteration service by professional seamstresses. Please shoot us an email outlining what you want and we will quickly respond with a quote and timeframe. Costs are kept to a minimum for this service.

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.