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Vintage 1940s HIGH END Navy Strong Shoulder Princess Seam Gabardine Jacket by Chappi w Amazing Carnival Glass Beaded 3D Flower + Vine! Size M

Regular price £135.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £135.00 GBP
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•Highlights: highest quality and style; heavily padded shoulders; princess seams; single welt buttonhole and button; this isn't Fred A. Block and isn't priced as such, but whoever "Chappi" was, they were operating with what I'd consider an equivalent level of precision, quality, and imaginative design; AMAZING whopping-big and highly dimensional flower perched below one shoulder with a leaves and vine design that travels, unbroken, allllll the way around to the rear shoulder!

•Colors: navy blue, white and carnival glass blue beads

•Fabric(s): wool gabardine, crepe lining

•Lined: fully

•Closures: front self button

•Designer/Labels: Tailored by "Chappi," plus has Evans Chicago + Forstmann "100% virgin wool" fabric label


About a modern size M

Please allow room for fit and ease and any clothing layered under it.

Bust (underarm area measured flat on exterior, then doubled) about 40"/41" 

Waist about 30"/31"

Length about 26 1/2"

Shoulder span about 15 3/4"

Sleeves about 24 1/2"


Great vintage condition. Cleaned and was treated gently its day. 70+ years old.

To note: the hand stitches holding the Chappi label are popping loose on one side, so I will tack it back down before shipping unless instructed otherwise.


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