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Our ever popular Americana Jacket in 'Abraham Moons' Shetland plain weave wool lined with chartreuse gold rayon. One word...'exquisite'.
A 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 from the famous Yorkshire weavers - Abraham Moons and we have enhanced the style with light brown top stitching on buttonholes, collar, centre front & waist.
We have lined the body in rayon 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
Dry clean only
This jacket is only fitted at the waist as the body is loose. So please choose from your waist.
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 saved up for this coat, and boy was it worth it. Proper shoulder pads and a very nipped in waist. If you are between sizes I suggest you opt for the larger one, and absolutely choose by waist size. I ordered the 16 and my measurements fluctuate between B40W32 and B42W34 (currently in the latter). The jacket is roomy in the bust and I suspect the buttons can be moved somewhat if you'd like to make any slight adjustments. I could definitely wear a light cardigan underneath.
The jacket is quite light, but the wool keeps me warm and toasty in the chilly Scandinavian autumn. It is also lined with a beautiful sage green rather than the chartreuse colour seen in the picture. As always, top quality!
For a real 1940’s look buy this. It looks amazing over a focus blouse and high waisted trousers
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