This highly collectable and rare two couture piece suit is an original London Designer Simon Massey. The 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!
Wear together or separately.
These pieces individually flatter the body and will take you everywhere! Your 'look' options are endless with clever style mixing.
Elsewhere original Simon Massey items can be found at starting at $800 US. Information regarding a collaboration with designerJanice Wainright can be found at the Vintage Fashion Guild.
This ensemble looks great now and will continue for years to come!
Circa: 1940-1970 Origin: Private Collection - UK Label/Brand: Simon Massey
Fabric: Wool and silk lined jacket. Condition: Excellent commensurate with age and love
Modern Size Indicator*: 6 - 8 Measurements: Available on request Vintage Size Indicator: na
Fit: Tailored jacket and straight skirt Fixture: All original buttons and tailoring
DESIGNER INFORMATION: Interested in the designer? More information can also be found in a blog written by Liz Tregenza. Image repost from Pinterest
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.
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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