Vintage 1970s Suit - HTF "The Strawberry Plant" 1940s Influenced Geranium + Butterfly Jacket + Skirt Size XS to S
•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
•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!
Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. Please be familiar with vintage clothing and read over our shop policies before purchasing. We are happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing.
Return & Refund Policy
Return & Refund Policy
Vintage is sold as-is and all sales are final. We want you to be delighted with your purchases from Jumblelaya, and we aim for accuracy and transparency, taking extra care to note and/or photograph any imperfections we find. You can read our thousands of reviews on Etsy and eBay for an idea of the quality and high standards we strive to keep.
Monitor color variations, buyer's remorse, shipping delays outside our control, tiny imperfections, and minor signs of wear/age as are normally found in a pre-owned vintage garment do not count as "significantly not as described."
Please do not ask us to make exceptions to our policies. This is unfair to others and directly impacts our ability to offer friendly and fair retail pricing to all.
If you have any questions or need assistance, drop us a note!
Be sure your address is correct and up to date. We aren't responsible for items marked as DELIVERED that have been misplaced or stolen after delivery, so be sure you are shipping to a secure location.
Insurance is ALWAYS available for an upgrade.
We are not responsible for delays that happen that are outside of our personal control.
Expedited/Express shipping is often available for an additional fee. Contact us before purchasing any item(s) you need expedited in order to arrange for this upgrade.
VAT and Import Taxes
Buyers outside the US: we love you! Please be aware, though, that you are responsible for any taxes, VAT, or other fees imposed by your country.
Items returned to us by your postal service for non-payment of taxes will incur re-shipping costs. If you do not pay to reship in a timely manner (10 days or fewer) your order will be considered abandoned and returned to inventory or donated.
Vintage Baroque Necklace - MASSIVE 1970s Victorian Revivalist Shadowbox Pendant w Silvery Chain - Dried Scarlet Real FlowersRegular price £64.00 GBPRegular priceUnit price per
Vintage 1950s Swimsuit - Incredible Shaheen Level Blue + Gold Metallic Hawaiian Print Halter Bathing Suit Size XS to SRegular price £144.00 GBPRegular priceUnit price per
Vintage 1940s WWII Royal Australian Deadstock Navy Wool Twill Sailor Pants w Mega Belled Hems in XS - S - M - L - Rare and Amazing!Regular price £96.00 GBPRegular priceUnit price per
Vintage 1930s Dress - Stunning Black Rayon + Antique Cream Lace w Side Buttons + Long Sash Drapes Size S to MRegular price £161.00 GBPRegular priceUnit price per