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Vintage 1970s Mens Suit Checked Wool Silk Blend Disco Era Size S M


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This is a vintage disco era mens suit made in a checked wool/silk blend fabric. The check is in colours of light blue and white against a tan brown and white woven background colour.  The jacket has wide, notched, lapels and a three button front.  The shoulders of the jacket are padded.  The sleeves have three buttons at the cuff.  There is a flapped pocket built into either side, and a pocket at the left breast.  The jacket has an 12” vent at the back and is half lined in brown acetate.  It has two interior pockets.  The pants have a flat front (no pleats) and a flared leg at the bottom.   

Age: mid 1970s

Label:  Francois Ricaud Enr. Rimouski

Material: 93% wool 7% silk

Sizing: No size is indicated and although this should fit a small to medium size, probably a size 36-38, please rely on the following measurements for fit, taken from the exterior (please take the thickness of the fabric and the cut of the garment into consideration):


Shoulders: 17” across shoulder seam-to-seam 

Sleeves: 24” from shoulder seam

Sleeve Inseam: 16” long

Chest: 41” around, taken under the arms

Waist: 38”

Overall length: 30"


Waist:  32”-33”

Length:  39” measured flat

Leg Inseam:  28 1/2”

Condition:  This suit is in excellent condition with no wear, tear, stains or odors - really looks to have seen little use.   

This is a wonderful suit from the 1970s.....quality fabric, nice styling……great suit if it fits!