We have been wanting to make this fabulous new 1940s style crop jacket since a similar style was spotted in a photograph from 1941. The 'crop' or bolero jacket captures the boxy styles of the early '40s perfectly and has been created here in a stunning blue/green check 100% wool from Yorkshire Mill - Abraham Moons.
If you're a fan of good tailoring and the early 1940s silhouette, you will love this stunning 1940s style jacket. We are absolutely delighted with this fabulous crop bolero jacket - which brought much joy and delight here! :-)
Strong shoulders, an elegant shawl collar and diagonal patch details perfectly capture this iconic look. The early '40s boxy shape places a lot of emphasis on the upper body and we put a lot of effort into creating the perfect shoulder shape. This resulted in a significant shoulder pad and roll with three tucks into the sleeve head. The shawl collar softens the style by adding that extra detail. The non-functional diagonal flaps below the shoulder emulate a pocket and are hand finished. Fully lined
This exquisite jacket goes beautifully with our high waisted Swing Pants, 40s hepburn pants and all our 1940s skirts.
Jacket is made from a top quality wool from the famous Yorkshire weavers - Abraham Moons.
- long sleeves with darts in sleeve head
- shawl collar
- diagonal flap details
- fully lined in our rayon crepe
- outer fabric is 100% wool
Length of jacket from back of neck to hem - approx 42cm
Length of sleeve from shoulder seam - 64cm
Dry clean only
We recommend choosing your size as per your normal size - the main area of fit is the bust.
For more information on fit and sizing please visit our size guide. The measurements refer to 'your' body not the garment itself. Please choose the size that most reflects your measurements.
I wear a size 8 and this beautiful jacket feels as if tailored made. Fits like a glove! The length is perfect, just hits the natural waist so it doesn't look boxy in the least. And those shoulders help create a slim and elegant silhouette.
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