vintage 1950's suit ...staple Koret of California 2 piece black velvet circle skirt & jacket
true vintage 1950's Koret of California black cotton velvet 2 piece circle skirt & jacket
we love vintage Koret for their classic vintage closet staple pieces... there is no doubt that the fashionistas of the 1940's and 1950's had more than a few pieces of Koret in their wardrobes.
Koret of California was founded in 1939 by Stephanie and Joe Koret. Joe was a traveling salesman when he married Stephanie and she often traveled with him, modeling the sweaters he was selling.
They developed a full range of sportswear and even more formal attire such as suits. They were a leader in the separates market, producing lines with many different coordinating pieces. They also became known for a special no-iron fabric they developed called Koratron. (courtesy of vfg)
- classic fifties silhouette with a fitted waist and a full skirt
- jacket has a fabulous Robespierre rolled turnover collar with flaring points
- closes at the waist with 6 velvet covered buttons and loops
- dolman sleeves flare from the chest then taper to an end with a fitted button and loop closure
- skirt closes with a metal zipper and button
*plaid blouse NOT included
Measurements given are ''actual'' measurements of the item taken from the outside of the garment. Please consider your individual comfort and compare measurements accordingly. For more information regarding our sizing, or measurement process please review our
jacket, bust-approximately 36" (a bit more room due to the sleeve design), waist-28-29", length-17"
skirt, waist-25- tight 26" (3/4" tab that button can be moved over at waist if needed), length-25"
excellent. appears to have only been worn lightly and stored well. no fading, or holes detected. jacket has had an amateur hand-stitched repair to her right armpit that you might want to do over (even if it doesn't show when worn). price adjusted accordingly.
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