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Vintage 1970s Suit - HTF "The Strawberry Plant" 1940s Influenced Geranium + Butterfly Jacket + Skirt Size XS to S

Regular price £88.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £88.00 GBP
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•Highlights: amazing use of retro details; slight puff sleeves; lion's head button trim; wrap style jacket with waist sash; peplum; perfect bias-cut A-line skirt w front vent; wear together or as separates; this label doesn't come up that much these days, but is always fabulous!

•Colors: gorgeous tawny whisky tan, pale honeydew, chocolate, melon pink with a painterly print of geranium blossoms and realistic (and a lil creepy) butterflies

•Fabric(s): pure cotton, both a sturdy textured/rustic variety and a softer kind

•Lined: no

•Closures: rear button + zipper

•Designer/Labels: The Strawberry Plant by Dorothy Schoelen, California


Tagged a VINTAGE 7/8. About a modern size XS to S
Please allow room for fit and ease

The jacket is a wrap, so there's some range of size suitability

Bust (underarm area measured flat then doubled): to about 36"

Waist of jacket: about 26"/27"

Waist of skirt: 25"/tight 26"

Hips: full, about 40"/42"

Length of jacket, shoulder to hem: about 20 1/2"

Shoulder span: about 15" through seams

Sleeves: about 22 1/2"

Length of skirt, waistband to hem: about 28 1/2" and has 1" hem


Skirt: great shape. Jacket: a couple imperfections accounted for in pricing the set the way we have. Cleaned. 40+ years old.

To note: I didn't see this at first, but the former owner (this was a one-family estate piece) made a mend to a horizontal tear under one arm. It feels sturdy and is well-disguised, backed in same fabric. I went back and fused it invisibly from the inside to further assure that it's sturdy.

The collar of jacket has some faint darkening on one edge toward the back. I don't know what that's about, but it's worth the mention.

Set still shows and wears wonderfully, and would be in my closet if it fit!


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