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Presenting our 1930s style Beach Pyjamas set - with Kimono - in our summer "Crocus' print fabric. You will look simply 'darling' in this chic vintage style ensemble.
Whether holidaying abroad, lounging at home or out for a sunday picnic, these beach pyjamas somehow manage to bring ultimate glamour to casual dressing in the most fanastic way!
In the late 1920s and into the 1930s, casual wear started to become more acceptable and the beach pyjama or lounge ensemble, as it was sometimes called, started to appear in fashion journals. Many vintage fashion fans will have come accross many photographs from the 1930s featuring an array of splendid examples of this amazing fashion phenomenon.
During the 30s, sailor styles became popular and our design echos this with the drop tie, extra wide leg and colouring. There are nearly 3 metres of fabric in these beach pyjamas! Note also the handy patch pockets on the front for extra detailing.
These are loose fitting with a stretchy waist, the back is an envelope opening - meaning you just step into them and afix the back into place with the popper. The bodice is intended to blouson over to give a flattering 'nipped in' waist.
We've added a kimono style jacket in line with many original examples we have seen. Its a fabulous lightweight style to keep the sun (or the evening chill) off the arms and upper back.
Our design is simple yet still exudes 1930s details including:-
- nautical sailor style neckline
- gathered waist to give a flexible fit
- envelope back neckline with popper fix
- very wide leg
- made in rayon crepe for proper vintage style drape
- contrast edging on neckline
- kimono jacket with contrast piping around neckline
Fabric: 100% viscose
Care: cool hand wash or dry clean (3% shrinkage may occur) - iron to bring shape back
Proudly made in Great Britain
we have made this style in 4 sizes due to the easy fit nature. However, if you are a pear shape, you may consider going up a size.
Size Small - UK 6 to 10
Size Medium - UK 12 to 14
Size Large - UK 16 to 18
Size XLarge - UK 20 - 24
Inside leg is approx 30.5 inches
Length from natural waist is 43 inches.
If you require a larger size - please contact us as we may be grading higher if the style is popular
Fantastic , a joy to wear . I get them hemmed so that I can wear with flats. An outfit that does me for a walk on the beach and then on for dinner, what can I say other than yet another investment piece.
Absolutely loved the design and had to have it. The stitching quality is outstanding. Will have to wear high heels (am 5ft 3) due to the leg length, however this only adds to the glamourous feel. This is my first purchase from The House of Foxy, and certainly won’t be the last.
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