Details about LAURA ASHLEY COAT DRESS 18 16 44 42 14 12 VINTAGE VICTORIAN RIDING 40s 30s MAXISee original listing
26 Jul, 2014 11:38:00 BST
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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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|Seller notes:||“Excellent condition”|
|Brand:||Laura Ashley||Exact Material::||100% Wool With Velvet Trim|
|Exact Colour:||Black with the slightest hint of midnight blue||US Size::||US 14 - in label - please ask for measurements|
|Type:||Coats/ Jackets||European Size::||EURO 44 - in label - please ask for measurements|
|Period:||Pre-1920 Victorian style||UK Size::||UK 18 - in label - please ask for measurements|
So Elegant & Sophisticated
INCREDIBLY SEXY & UNUSUAL
MIDNIGHT BLACK ~ with the very slightest hint of the DARKEST BLUE
With Stunning Velvet Detailing & Elegant Styling
~ Vintage ~ Victorian Mistress ~ Edwardian ~ Equestrian ~ Suffragette ~ 40s ~ War Bride ~ Beauty...
♥ OCCASION: Work, play, day or night ~ just for looking beautiful as you go about your everyday life ~
♥ DESCRIPTION: A stunning vintage, midnight black with a very slightest hint of the darkest blue, lightweight wool (a little bit like wool crepe) full maxi length coat/dress with distinctive styling by Laura Ashley ~ featuring a black velvet collar ~ a row of eight matching self covered buttons down the centre for fastening ~ two mock hand pockets with black velvet pocket flaps ~ slightly curved seaming down the front to draw in the waist and then flares out to the full skirt ~ full length sleeves with lovely turn back black velvet cuffs with a small slit vent. ~ The back is just stunning also ~ subtly & elegantly styled & beautifully tailored with seaming to enhance the hour glass silhouette ~ with a half back belt in velvet & detailed with two self covered fabric buttons ~ and then from the waist falling into a long full floaty skirt. ~
~ This coat/dress is just gorgeous, very typical beautiful vintage Laura Ashley styling with the longer maxi length, hour glass silhouette, which elegantly and subtly 'nips in' at the waist & cascades down into a full, floaty, loosely pleated skirt which moves beautifully ~ incredibly elegant, sophisticated & flattering & just so sexy!!! ~ & due to the buttoned up front, slightly open v-neckline & lightweight wool, this coat could certainly be worn as a dress if you choose ~ Perfection!
Look fabulous worn with everything ~ from jeans and a t to haute couture ~ or as a coat over a mini or maxi dress ~ or as a dress with lace up boots for that very on trend victoriana equestrian/riding style look ... DIVINE!!!
Excellent condition ~ great quality fabric ~ 100% Wool creating a lovely lightweight almost crepe wool feel ~ in black which has the slightest hint of the darkest midnight blue ~ with black velvet collar, cuffs, pocket flaps and back belt~ fully lined except for the sleeves.
~ Equestrian & Victorian Trend ~
The distinctive and very elegantly sexy Victorian and equestrian looks are very on trend ~ and with their timeless elegance, always will be...
As design icon Ralph Lauren asserts 'equestrian is always in', perhaps because it can be worn with as much flair as fits your personality and always instills a sense of timeless class and subtle femininity as inherited by the Victorians who were able to achieve both rather admirably...so don the leather riding boots and delight in the gorgeous hour glass silhouette intrinsic of the tweed jacket, or just as striking, the long dark riding coat, harking back again to the Victorian and Edwardian era.....
~ LAURA ASHLEY ~
Laura Ashley are one of the world's most recognizable British brands and have over 40 years experience in making colourful, seasonal clothing with retro styling and timeless chic, capturing the essence of the Victorian era and feminine florals that make all of their designs quintessentially English and timeless.
Laura's love of all things Victorian led to the longer length silhouette and feminine styles which would become the company's trademark and was right on trend at the end of the 1960's when fashion turned from the mini to the maxi - a trend that has since returned with force emphasizing Laura Ashley's timeless quality.
In 1961 Laura Ashley and husband Bernard Ashley moved from their Kent home, the original design and production venue, to Carno, Wales, to enable them to expand the business and be inspired by the rolling Wales countryside.
Their vintage pieces are now so sought after and desired! - and once you have seen and worn their clothing you'll know why they are so adored!
♥ SIZE: PLEASE BE AWARE THAT VINTAGE SIZING OFTEN COMES UP SMALLER THAN MODERN DAY SIZING ~ PLEASE ASK FOR ANY MEASUREMENTS YOU NEED TO BE SURE OF FIT...xxx
UK 18 - in label
EURO 44 - in label
US 14 - in label
Some items do not carry a full range of international sizes in the label so i use an internet international size conversion site to translate UK sizes into EURO and US sizes ~ the site has proved very accurate, however if you are unsure please check sizes for yourself.
Any QUESTIONS, please just ask!
LASTLY, IN TWO WORDS........TIMELESS BEAUTY! xxx
THEATRE of FASHION
20th Century Vintage & Contemporary
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