In the 1950s, shirtjacs with contrasting colors and fabrics for men were a casual trend that took off like wildfire, and that extended into the 60s. This is the first shirtjac inspired DRESS that we have ever found, and are thrilled to offer it here for our rockabilly clients.
We LOVE the colorway of deep olive green with cream and harvest gold, and we also love that this in a little-bit-larger size!
Label: Norman Wiatt California
up to 40" bust
up to 28" waist
108" sweep of hem
16" from shoulder point to shoulder point
5" from neck point to shoulder point
13.5" from shoulder point to hem of sleeve (designed to be worn rolled up/cuffed)
16.75" long from the center back of the neck to the waist
44" long from the center back of the neck to the hem
The fabric has the hand of a sueded silk, however we feel it most likely is a very nice polyester blend instead.
Condition: excellent. Freshly cleaned and ready to wear.
Belt not included.
By the way, this looks so much better on a person than a mannequin; this is a little long waisted, and it's too large for our mannequin, so it looks a bit frumpy on her.
She can be worn with a petticoat, but we like her worn just the way she is, nice and soft and swishy!
This is a rockabilly girl's dream dress! perfect for Viva Las Vegas, or any RAB weekender.
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