Vintage 1960s Faux Leopard Lilli Ann Designer Coat - New!
Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm
Under Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm
Waist: 28 inches + 71 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 41 inches + 104 cm
Hem Length: none
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam.
* Striking 1960s fabric (nylon blend?) designer coat
* Fabric design features leopard print
* Classic A-line trench coat silhouette
* Long sleeved with v neckline and front button opening
* Fox fur lapelled collar attached to neckline
* Self half belt with decorative buttons at back
* Fully lined in brown taffeta
* 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 coat is in excellent condition for its age, free from flaws, It does have one button missing under the collar, which could be replaced with any button of a similar size as it's not noticeable or left as is. I have reduced the cost of this item by $90 to make up for the missing button. Please note the instructions inside this coat says dry cleaning only. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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