Vintage 1940s Ladies Blue Suit Jacket Simpsons Canada Size M
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
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This is a vintage 1940s era suit jacket featuring a wonderful blue coloured gabardine wool. The jacket has a pointy collar and high set rounded lapels, padded squared shoulders, long sleeves with turned notched cuffs and does up the front with five matching covered buttons. The same buttons decorate either front shoulder and the collar. There is a pocket at either side with its top turned, which looks somewhat like a flap. The jacket is lined in violet satin. The jacket is tailored to accentuate the waist.
Color: Lovely tone of blue
Label: Simpson’s. Simpson’s was a Canadian department store founded by Robert Simpson in 1858. It was bought by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1978.
Sizing: No size is indicated, and although this should fit a medium size, please note the following measurements, taking the style of the jacket into account:
Shoulders: 16” across seam-to-seam, but shoulder cap should fit into top of sleeve
Sleeves: 23 1/2” from shoulder seam
Sleeve Inseam: 17” long
Bust: 37” around, taken under the arms
Waist: 30” around
Overall length: 25”
Condition: It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear, tear, stains or odours. This looks to have seen little use and was well stored over the last 75 or so years.
This is a great period suit jacket - wonderful colour and style!