Vintage 1950s Lilli Ann Designer Princess Coat- New!
Bust: 38 inches + 97 cm
Waist: 29 inches + 74 cm
Arm Length From Outside Shoulder: 23 inches + 58 cm
Total Length: 44 inches + 112 cm
* Vintage 1950s black wool Princess coat
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeved bodice with unique built in vest with oversized cowl neckline
* Self covered button closure
* Black velvet accent stripes
* Fully lined in black satin
* 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...:)
Absolutely stunning Lilli Ann coat in excellent vintage condition with 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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