Vintage Nightie Peignoir Set Bright Orange Sheer Nylon by Louis Jean 1960s Size M
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
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This is a bright orange nylon nightie and peignoir set. The nightie has a sheer layer of nylon over a more opaque nylon base. The neckline is trimmed with a ruffle at the front and has narrow straps. The edges of the straps and hemline are finished in white and the bottom of the nightie is decorated with white lace floral appliqués. The peignoir is made in a similar construction but has a collar and raglan style short sleeves, each decorated with white floral lace appliqués in addition to the bottom white floral lace appliqués. The peignoir closes with two ties and a button and loop at the neckline. The set dates to the 1960s.
Makers Label: Creation Louis Jean - this was the brand name of the Model Lingerie Limitée.
Sizing: Size medium is indicated on the label, and although this should fit a medium size, please note the following measurements for fit:
Bust: 40” around, meant to hang loosely
Waist: 38”, meant to hang loosely
Length: 35” from the top of the straps to the hemline
Condition: The set is in very good condition with no wear, tear, stains or odours. It came from a lot of unused lingerie, some with tags, and although this doesn’t have tags, it looks like it saw little, or no, use and was well stored over the years.
This is a striking nightie set - wonderful orange colour!