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In honour of the fabulous tailoring of the 1940s - this is our take on the forties skirt suit and pays homage to the iconic designer brand of the 40s and 50s - 'Lilli Ann'. If you are looking for that classic 1940s silhouette - then this suit is for you!
This supremely elegant 1940s style suit creates a stunning 40s silhouette via creating strong shoulders and a nipped in waist. This is created by shoulder pads and a peplum.
The tailored jacket has a flattering deep plunge neckline and fastens with 7 covered buttons. Peplum style further creates that nipped in look by enhancing the hip. Skirt is a simple pencil style with button and loop fastening at the waist. Jacket and skirt are fully lined.
We've made this exquisite suit in 100% lambswool from Yorkshire Mill Abraham Moons.
- shoulder pads
- 7 covered button fastening
- pencil skirt
- fully lined
- outer fabric is mid weight wool
Approximate measurements size UK 10:
Length of jacket from back of neck to waist seam - 42.5cm
Length of sleeve from shoulder seam - 59cm
Dry clean only
**NB - we can only try to represent colours accurately - but monitor settings vary. So please bear this in mind if you are colour matching
This is a fitted style - pls check your measurements.
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 love this suit. I bought it with Kim Novak from 'Vertigo' in mind, and it didn't disappoint! Easy to wear and really flattering.
This is a wonderful winter suit. The moss green colour, and weight of fabric are perfect. It is also very well made. I own the black velvet version which is a slightly different cut and fit. The only disadvantage for me of the wool suit is sizing. I found the skirt to be tight on my hips and jacket a size too big. That said i will be defintely ordering another version in a different colour. It is a stunning suit.
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