This fuschia silk ensemble is at least 50 years young and in excellent condition!
Made to be worn and enjoyed - we are sure the designer* would have been happy with the care that this has been preserved with!
Extend your wardrobe options and wear the dress on its own or, the jacket or, wear them both for a formal event. Pair with funky and up to date accessories and this classic styling will provide the wearer another 70 years of 'fashion' fabulousness!
Circa: 1940 - 1970 Source/Origin: New Zealand
Fabric/Materials: Silk, lined two piece Size Indicator*: 12-14 (fitted)
Condition: Excellent Fixtures: Original
DESIGNER INFORMATION: Listed in the Auckland War Memorial Museum, Diana Knight* Lorne Street was an Auckland based designer in the 1960's.
Our vintage items are rated as follows:
Excellent: Near-or new quality, with no noted flaws often in original packaging or, with original tags (deadstock)
Very Good:May have some minor issue, as noted
Good: Some minor flaws which may be repairable, or do not detract from the garment when worn
Rescue: Flaws as described which may or may not detract when worn in most cases possibility of repair
We estimate sizes as current or, 'modern' sizing rather than vintage sizing as eras do vary.
Still not sure? Just email us the details of this piece and your measurements, and we can check if it will fit before you purchase.
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