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Vintage 1940s Rayon Dress Suit - VOLUP Scarlet Red Black Diamond Print Rayon Big Shoulder Peplum Jacket + Skirt Size XL

Regular price $248.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $248.00 CAD
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•Highlights: two piece matched set consisting of jacket + skirt to maximize wardrobe; BIG shoulder pads; black velvet buttons; plunge neckline; peplum; great htf size

•Fabric(s): crepe rayon, cool to the touch

•Lined: no

•Closures: buttons, side metal zipper

•Designer/Labels: both pieces have original size/lot tags

Any accessories or belts shown in photos are prop pieces and not included unless mentioned.


Tagged a VINTAGE size 20

About a modern size volup XL; please allow room for movement and ease; some give to fabric as indicated

Bust of jacket to about 44" slack/48" pulled taut

Waist of jacket about 36"/38" pulled taut

Length of jacket, shoulder to hem about 28 1/2"

Shoulders seam to seam about 18"

Sleeves about 19"

Armhole circumference about 21"

Waist of skirt about 34"/35" and has about 1" of extra play on the button tab to fudge slightly larger

Hips 46"/48" pulled taut

Length of skirt about 32" and has 1" hem


Great vintage shape. Cleaned and sturdy, free of fading (!). 75+ years old. 

Two tiny pinholes at shoulder that were only visible when held against a light source. A subtle smudging of fabric print at underarm seams that is not visible when worn.


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