Vintage Orange Aqua Tweed 3 pc Suit Samuel Winston Mollie Abrahamson1960s 38-25-38

$ 199.00 $ 399.00

Samuel Winston for Roxanne is the label, Mollie Abrahamson is the store,and  the 1960's is the year this vintage fine wool 3 PC. suit was purchased.
It consists of a gorgeous pale aqua, yellow and orange large scale tweed, making up the skirt and jacket.

The loose, boxy bodice is a frothy orange wool boucle lined with silk. Its short sleeves and hems are trimmed with the suit fabric, and it has a full back zipper. It is darted 

The skirt is straight and narrower at the knee, with a back zip and it is lined in pale aqua silk. The waistband is set in and it is made to fit the hips.

The jacket is boxy and lined in bright orange silk. It has double flap pockets with gold buttons, very Chanel. 3/4 Sleeves.

All in mint condition. Approximate modern size is 4.


COAT

Marked Size: 10

 Bust: 40”
Shoulder: 16”
Sleeve from underarm: 12.5”
Sleeve from shoulder: 19”
Length (back of neck to hem): 22”
 

Blouse
Marked Size: none
Bust: 38”
Waist: 36”
Shoulder: 16”
Sleeve from underarm: 3”
Sleeve from shoulder: 8”
Length (back of neck to hem): 20.75”

 

SKIRT
Marked Size: none

Waist: 25”
Hips: 38”
Length: 26”
CONDITION: Excellent

  • Some info about the designer:

    Samuel Winston entered into an agreement with Charles James in 1955 to produce a line of his clothes. A 7th Ave manufacturer, of blouses, etc. Roxanne was one division. This arrangement ended acrimoniously. Winston also employed Geoffrey Beene for a brief period in the late 1940s.

    Written by pastperfectvintage.com