This pretty spring power suit in periwinkle purple and cream hounds-tooth plaid is by Evan Picone, and is beautifully constructed.
It is fully lined, has a jewel neckline, button front closure and faux
pearl button trimmed patch pockets which align perfectly with the bodice beneath them.
With these enormous shoulders and deep arms-eyes, that generally would date a suit such as this to the 1980s, but it has the red white and blue
union label, so it could possibly be earlier.
The skirt has single darted back panels, with double tucks in the front, there are angled pockets at the top of the side seams. It is labeled size 10.
up to 40" bust
34" at the waist (measured across at the bottom button)
22" long from center back of the neck to the hem
18" shoulder point to shoulder point
6" neck point to shoulder point
25" sleeve length
10.5" around each sleeve hem
the waist band is 1.5" wide
28" waist (usually translates to a size 8...but remember, this is labeled as a size 10)
center back zipper, metal pull, plastic teeth.
23" long from bottom of the waist band to the hem
has cb kick pleat
40" hip +
The skirt has a center back kick pleat.
The fabric has a super soft hand, but holds it's shape really well. It may be a wool blend, but we're unable to say for certain what the fiber content is.
This is in excellent condition, the white lining is pristine, suggesting this has been worn very gently, if at all.
we do have more images to inspect if you wish, please contact us and we'll be happy to share them with you.
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