Essential Tartan Ensemble

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An 'away outfit' post wedding from the previous owner, this tartan wool dress and Jacket/blouse set is only 70 years young and in excellent condition! The fitted waist and perfect drop waisted pleating makes for a flattering silhouette, while the sleeveless aspect of the dress and long sleeves offer versatility across the seasons. A Black Watch tartan in a fine wool to keep you warm and stylish in winter for work or play. Buttons down the front and a side zipper offer an easy tailored look for your shape.

Wear with your favourite footwear to dress up or down - this ensemble offers an ultimately timeless style to pass on to generations for years yet to come!

Circa: 1940-1970
Origin: Consignment
Label: na

Fabric: Wool, Fine Crepe
Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love

Modern Size Indicator*: 10 - 12
Measurement: Dress: Bust 42 cmWaist 34 cm, Hip 46 cm, Blouse/Jacket: Bust 46 cm, 36 cm, Hip 44 cm (Laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator: 38

Fixture: Original metal zip closure at side and buttons at front

NOTE: Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned. Keeping historical pieces together will assist you in retaining your investment and allows future generations to enjoy the pieces in their original beauty. Colors may display differently on various devices.

Our vintage items are rated as follows:
  • Excellent: Near or near to new quality, with no noted flaws and may often be presented in original packaging or, with original tags (deadstock) all commensurate with age and love
  • Very Good: May have some minor issue, as seen or noted
  • Good: Some minor flaws which may be repairable, or may 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.

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