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Details about  VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY RIDING COAT DRESS VICTORIAN MISTRESS EDWARDIAN 40s NOIR

VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY RIDING COAT DRESS VICTORIAN MISTRESS EDWARDIAN 40s NOIR See original listing
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Used

Excellent vintage condition. We only offer items in lovely vintage condition. This item was maybe

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10 May, 2014 23:41:43 BST
Price:
£285.00
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Item location:
Ivybridge, United Kingdom

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291122209659
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Last updated on  03 May, 2014 23:05:58 BST  View all revisions
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Item specifics

Condition: Used : Split the cost with friends
An item that has been previously worn. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: Excellent vintage condition. We only offer items in lovely vintage condition. This item was maybe worn a few times, but very gently at that. Vintage items are not brand shop new...however, I would say, in my opinion, that this item is as close to excellent/mint condition as you can get for a vintage item. Really lovely condition ~ ready to be worn, adored, admired and treasured for many years to come
Size:

10

Occasion:

Everyday

Material:

Wool

Garment Type:

Coat

Brand:

Laura Ashley

Exact Material::

100% Wool With Velvet Trim

Exact Colour:

Jet Black

US Size::

US 6 - in label - please ask for measurements

Type:

Coats/ Jackets

European Size::

EURO 36 - in label - please ask for measurements

Period:

Pre-1920 Victorian style

UK Size::

UK 10 - in label - please ask for measurements

Colour:

Black

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ABSOLUTELY AMAZING
So Elegant & Sophisticated

INCREDIBLY SEXY & UNUSUAL

VINTAGE

JET BLACK
LIGHTWEIGHT WOOL 
FULL LENGTH MAXI RIDING COAT ~ or DRESS

With Stunning Velvet Detailing & Elegant Styling
by

LAURA ASHLEY

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~ vintage ~ victorian ~ edwardian ~ suffragette ~ 40s ~ war bride ~ 

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♥ ESSENCE:  ~ VINTAGE ~ VICTORIAN ~ EDWARDIAN  ~ SUFFRAGETTE ~ RIDING ~ EQUESTRIAN ~ HORSE WOMAN ~ PERIOD DRAMA ~ LADY OF THE MANOR ~ GOVERNESS ~ MISTRESS ~ 40s ~ WAR BRIDE ~ ELEGANT ~ TIMELESS ~ SOPHISTICATED ~ SEXY ~ JUST GORGEOUS...  


♥ OCCASION: Work, play, day or night ~ just for looking beautiful as you go about your everyday life ~


♥ DESCRIPTION: A stunning jet black, lightweight wool (a little bit like wool crepe) full length coat/dress with distinctive styling by Laura Ashley ~ featuring a sweeping black velvet collar ~ a row of six velvet covered buttons down the centre for fastening ~ two mock hand pockets with pocket flaps ~ curved seaming down the front to draw in the waist and then flares out to the full skirt ~ full length sleeves with slightly ruched/ puffed tops & small velvet cuffs with a small buttoned slit vent. ~ The back is just stunning also ~ subtly & elegantly styled & beautifully tailored with seaming to enhance the hour glass silhouette ~ falling into a long full floaty skirt. ~ 


~ This coat/dress is just gorgeous, very typical Laura Ashley styling with the longer 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 fabrics 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 dress with lace up boots for that on trend victoriana equestrian/riding look ... DIVINE!!! 


Excellent condition ~ great quality fabrics ~ 100% Wool creating a lovely lightweight almost crepe wool feel ~ in jet black ~ with cotton & viscose velvet collar & cuffs ~ unlined ~ Please note that the camera/flash can make the coat look a bit greyish in some pictures but this coat is in fact jet black...xxx


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♥ STYLING:

 ~ 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.....



♥ HISTORY: 

~ 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! 


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♥ 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 10 - in label


EURO 36 - in label


US 6 - 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 or if you need any further specific MEASUREMENTS, then please just ask!


LASTLY, IN TWO WORDS........TIMELESS BEAUTY! xxx



THEATRE of FASHION

20th Century Vintage & Contemporary

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