50s/60s Green and Blue Striped Skirt Suit - lg, plus

SKU: 00292-001

Impeccably sewn, high-quality skirt suit in grass green and sky blue stripes.

  • Slightly cropped, swing-style jacket with three-quarter sleeves and notched collar.
  • Three large, covered buttons with hand-sewn bound buttonholes.
  • Bra stays and full organza lining.
  • Straight skirt has hip pleats and darts for shaping, side metal zip with button-tab at set-on waistband, and full organza lining. 
  • Custom made in Hawaii in the 1950s or early 60s.

Labels: Ruth & Clara Waipahu, Hawaii

Fiber/Care: unmarked, feels like a silk/wool blend, dry-clean only

Condition: the top button has rust stains but is mostly hidden by the collar, there is a tiny hole at the bottom front and a few small, diffuse stains (see photos). there are a few miniscule nibbles (not holes) at the upper back of the skirt and a small stain on the front. the lining at the left underarm is fraying. 

*This skirt suit has been professionally dry-cleaned and is ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements: 
- this suit is too big on Delphine the Mannequin, and has been clipped for the photos -

  shoulders: 16"/40.5cm
  bust: 48"/122cm plus darts
  waist (at hem): 51"/129.5cm
  length: 22.25"/56cm shoulder to hem on front
  waist: 36.5"/92.5cm
  hips: 48"/122cm
  length: 27.5"/70cm

Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 20 years old. Please read condition report provided above.

Note: Significant overages in shipping fees (where applicable) will be refunded. International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees.

~ Proud member of the Vintage Fashion Guild ~ 


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