This superb Italian silk designer 'Lancetti' original ensemble is at least 30 years young and in excellent condition. One of the best ways to shop sustainably, is a classic and timeless two piece that can be worn together or separately.
A collectable and rare designer piece such as this will surely turn heads wherever you go!
These pieces possess the classical tailoring that flatter the body and will take you everywhere! From barbeques, weddings or a lunch out - your 'look' options are endless with clever style mixing.
This ensemble looks great now and will continue for years to come!
Circa: 1980 - current Source/Origin: Italy Designer: Lancetti
Fabric: Silk, lined Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love
Modern Size Indicator*: 12-14 Measurements: Available on request Vintage Size Indicator: na
Fit: Loose straight cut jacket and pencil skirt Fixtures: Original
ABOUT THE DESIGNER: Dressing the likes of Ginger Rogers, Audrey Hepburn, Annie Giradot, Princess Salimah Aga Khan, Princess Soraya, Princess Paola (now Queen) of Belgium and Sylvana Mangano. Pino Lancetti, who has died aged 78, began his career in high Roman fashion in the 1950s, when it was designed by artists, made by craftspeople and worn by a minute coterie of the grand; by the time he departed from couture in 2001, his name was a brand and fashion was a major Italian export industry.
NOTE: As respectful custodians of fashion history, we do not offer to sell unique items such as this separately. Keeping historical pieces together will additionally assist you to retain your investment in unique vintage such as this. Additional items shown are not included (shown for illustrative/styling) in this sale. Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned.
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.
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