Stunning 1950s Peplum Suit 50s Wasp Waist Exquisite


Shipping to United States: Free

1950s Ladies Two Piece suit.
Stunningly created by
Robell of Baker St London W1
It’s the most Stunning quality and has superb tailoring, made from an unbeatable beautiful super light English pure wool

The peplum jacket is very well fitted into the waist, to exaggerate the hips and shoulders, which are padded, the pockets are neat and lay flat.
There are breast pocket too, below the collarless neck, which has been tailored to gently rest against the neck.
The skirt is tailored in a pencil style with a hidden metal zip and the most perfect box pleat at the back
The suit jacket is lined in a pure black iridescent silk which has been hand sewn into place. Most of the seams are hand stitched and reinforced with satin tape.

The suit is completely unworn nevertheless it has been dry cleaned and is ready to wear.
Date of initial purchase; November 1952

The style of the suit is classic, looking knockout when worn with high heels.

The measurements have been taken seam to seam when the garment was laid flat. Please compare against a similar garment for correct fit.

Guide size; 12/14
The Jacket.
Underarm to underarm; 40”
Waist; 32”
Sleeve Length; 24”
Nape to waist; 16”
Nape to Hem; 25”
Hips; 42”
Across the shoulders; 17”

The Skirt.
Skirt Length; 32”
Waist; 29”
Hips; 40”

This wonderful unworn suit was part of a private fashion collection, covering over 150 years, and was stored almost immediately following its purchase, I’m told is was an unwanted gift!

The collection was handed down through the ladies of the family and each added their own styles, to give a fab insight into the history of fashion. The suit has been shown in natural light for clarity and is completely untouched digitally. The suit has been freshly dry cleaned and is ready to wear.

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  • United States : 3 - 10 business days
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  • Asia Pacific : 3 - 10 business days

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