This magnificent vintage resort wear set is the absolute epitome of 1950s glamour, perfect for a vacation. The 4 piece suit is made from a nautical, novelty print cotton fabric and consists of a glamorous cropped jacket with a huge stand up collar and short sleeves. The second piece of the set is a huge, full circle skirt which flares out when worn over the matching open skirted playsuit / top with an adorable bow, and has itself matching shorts / under pants. Such a versatile piece of fashion history that can be worn in so many ways.
Size: Item is labelled a 1950s size 14 but measures like a modern UK 6-8/ US 2-4. Please check measurements.
Waist - 24” / 61cm
Hips - Free
Length (Waist to Hem) - 25” / 63cm
Shorts / hot pants
Waist - Stretches up to 28” / 71cm
Hips - Up to 34” / 86cm
Length (Waist to Hem) - 11” / 28cm
Bust - 34” / 86cm (allow a couple of inches room for movement)
Length (Shoulder to Hem) - 14” / 35cm
Shoulder to Shoulder - 16” / 40cm
Bust - 32” / 81cm
Waist - 26” / 66cm
Hips - 38” / 96cm
Length (Shoulder to Hem) - 26” / 66cm
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition - No noticeable stains, tears or holes.
- Side zipper to shorts, back zipper to playsuit top, front button fastenings to others.
- Interestingly, for anyone interested in the history of technology in fashion, this item has very early, original Opti-Werk nylon coil zippers who were one of the very first companies ever to mass manufacture nylon coil zips in clothing in 1955.