Liquorice Allsorts Ensemble - DESIGNER

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This gorgeous New Zealand iconic designer ensemble is at least 70 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 with so many options!

Ensemble comprises of Dress and Jacket which can be worn together or separately. 

These pieces individually 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 to challenge trends with 'style' for years to come!

Circa: 1940 - 1970
Origin: Private Collection
Label: The Peppertree

Fabric: Wool and Easy Care Knit (Poly/Nylon/Acrylic)
Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love

Modern Size Indicator*: 12 - 14
Measurements: Dress: Bust 48 cm, Waist 38 cm, Hip 52 cm (laid flat) Jacket: Bust 48 cm Waist 42 cm, Hip 50 cm (laid flat)
Vintage Size Indicator:

: Dress is fitted and Jacket is tailored
Fixture: Original

Peter Nola*, founder of Peppertree Fashions, was a beloved figure in the New Zealand fashion industry. He was known for offering the latest international styles to New Zealand women in the 70s and 80s. His designs offered a sense of fun and these garments are collected and coveted for their historical significance. For more information  go to The Zealand Fashion Museum

NOTE: Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded, or returned. As respectful custodians of fashion history, we do not offer to sell unique items such as this separately. Keeping historical pieces together will assist you in retaining your investment and allow 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 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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