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An practical yet elegant 1940s style jacket based on the American deadstock jacket from the wartime. We have been inspired by the best bits and enhanced...
An indispensable jacket for any 1940s enthusiast - creates a VERY 1940s silhouette with its strong shoulders and nipped in waist where jacket body blousons over.
Goes beautifully with our sailor or swing pants and 40s whirlaway skirts. Jacket is made from a top quality tweed weave wool mix and we have enhanced the style with dark brown top stitching on buttonholes, collar, centre front & waist. We have lined the body in our seasonal print: deco floral crepe
The other key 40s features are the bishop style sleeve with button cuff and the classic 1940s style collar.
- long sleeves with smoke shell button cuff
- 4 large shell buttons
- 2 front pockets with top stitch detail
- fully lined in our rayon crepe
- outer fabric is mid weight wool in tweed style weave
Length of jacket from back of neck to hem - approx 47cm
Length of sleeve from shoulder seam - 62cm
Proudly made in Great Britain.
Dry clean only
This jacket is only fitted at the waist as the body is loose. So please choose from your waist size reviewing the chart below:-
|UK 8 (US4 EUR36)||32||26||35|
|UK 10 (US6 EUR38)||34||27.5||37|
|UK 12 (US8 EUR40)||36||29||39|
|UK 14 (US10 EUR42)||38||31||41|
|UK 16 (US12 EUR44)||40||33||43|
|UK 18 (US14 EUR46)||42||36||45|
I decided to splurge and buy this jacket and I must say I'm happy I did it. Its made from a medium weight kind of sturdy material (VERY good quality), and it's lined with a navy floral rayon crepé, so it's not itchy or rough on the skin. The silhouette is true to the 1940 period, and the collar is stunning! My measurements are 36-27-36, and I went with a size 10. It fits perfectly nice, but be aware that the jacket sits exactly on your natural waist, and if you are busty I would size up (or it would sit too close to the breast area).
I already have another Americana Jacket and I love them both, they are perfect for the chilly German autum and not too chilly winter days. It's definitely recommendable to order based on your waist: I ordered a 10 instead of an 8 (which is usually my size) and it fits perfectly nice. I absolutely adore the large collar!
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