1940s Lilli Ann Fitted Swirl Crepe Suit
A very wonderful and rare, early Lilli Ann that is in beautiful condition and the design is also equally as beautiful! Made of a 1940s moss crepe the color is a very light taupe with a fantastic graphic design on the jacket that emphasizes its nipped in waist and fitted silhouette. The skirt is tiny waist and meant to skim over the hips and then is cut longer and on the A-line. The very height of fashion during this time period! The jacket is a masterpiece with graphic panels of wool crepe separated by piping. I love how this emphasizes the wasp waist feel of the suit and also elongates and leans out the silhouette of the wearer. It is a classic and killer forties suit! Stunning! Excellent condition and appears to have never been worn!
Shoulders: 15" across
Bust: 17.5" flat across the back from seam to seam
Waist: 13.5" flat across the back from seam to seam
Length: 24" from neck to hem
Waist: 12" flat across the back from seam to seam
Hips: 16.5" flat across the back from seam to seam
Length: 26" from waist to hem
Note that the crepe catches the light and was tough to capture the color properly. It is all one color with no variations - that is a trick of the light and is to be ignored. The truest color is to the right of the label close up, just beside the label. It is far lighter in tone overall. The jacket is fully lined in a cream silk crepe and the skirt is partially lined through one panel only. The skirt closes with a side metal zipper and button at the waist. The jacket closes with hidden snaps. It barely fit on the mannequin so it seems to pull a little where the snaps lie under the front fabric - on a proper size girl this will not happen and it will sit properly
Modern Sizing equivalent: XS
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival
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