This gorgeous New Zealand iconic designer El Jay jacket, has great potential as your weekend 'go to' or a little something classy to spice up a pair of jeans.
The deep inky blue is absolutely eye catching! Wear dressy or casual - a classic jacket style like this is never out of fashion.
The perfect weight to wear something warm underneath in the winter or as your stylish throw over jacket in the warmer months. At least 70 years young and in excellent condition.
Circa: 1940 - 1970 Origin: Private Collection Label/Brand: El Jay Fabric: Easy Care Knit (Polyester/Nylon/Acrylic) wash and wear Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love
Modern Size Indicator*: 12 - 14 Measurement: Available on request Vintage Size Indicator: na
Fit: Long line boxy cut Fixture: Original buttons. The rich blue colour is closest to the rear shoulder detail photograph.
DESIGNER INFORMATION: Many El Jay items can be viewed in the New Zealand Fashion Museum and are coveted for their historical significance. Read more about this iconic designer here. An interview with Gus Fisher (El Jay) can be found here.
NOTE:Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned.
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 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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