Details about VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY RIDING COAT TARTAN WOOL DRESS VICTORIAN 40s WAR BRIDE VAMPSee original listing
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Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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|Seller notes:||“Excellent condition”|
|Decade:||Edwardian Victorian 40s War Bride Equestrian 30s||Brand:||Laura Ashley|
|Look:||Riding coat / dress||UK SIZING::||UK 12 in label ~ please ask for measurements|
|Style:||Maxi||EURO SIZING::||EURO 38 in label ~ please ask for measurements|
|Size:||12||US SIZING::||US 8 in label ~ please ask for measurements|
|Main Colour:||Blacks||Exact colour::||Black & Green Blackwatch Tartan|
|Vintage Type:||True Vintage||Laura Ashley Vintage ~:||Approx 80s / early 90s|
VERY UNUSUAL & VERY VERY RARE!!!
TARTAN ~ PLAID ~ RIDING COAT / DRESS
TRUE VINTAGE ~ BRILLIANT CONDITION
Black & Green
TARTAN ~ PLAID ~ CHECK
RIDING COAT ~ RIDING DRESS
with stunning shape, tailoring and detailing
BLACK VELVET COLLAR, CUFFS & BUTTONS
" I don't like ephemeral things, I like things that last forever....."
...quintessentially English and timeless...
♥ ESSENCE: ~ VINTAGE ~ VICTORIAN ~ EDWARDIAN ~ RIDING ~ GOVERNESS ~ LADY OF THE MANOR ~ 40s ~ 50s ~ WAR BRIDE ~ 30s ~ VERY UNUSUAL ~ VERY RARE ~ ELEGANT ~ TIMELESS ~ JUST SO SEXY... .
♥ OCCASION: Work, play, day or night ~ just for looking beautiful as you go about your everyday life ~
♥ DESCRIPTION: An extremely stunning rare vintage, maxi long, lighter weight wool riding coat/dress with in black & green blackwatch tartan / plaid check ~ with beautiful, flattering & unusual styling by Laura Ashley ~ this is a lighter weight soft smooth wool, and extremely elegant, coat which could easily be worn as a dress, riding style ~ either way, it is DIVINE!!! Vintage Laura Ashley ~ 80s/90s ~ with a very 40s feel ~ and equally a Victoriana / Edwardian riding coat look ~ flaring out slightly towards hem.....featuring a very elegant black velvet nehru collar ~ high neckline, which can be buttoned as high as you wish, or left unbuttoned, either way lovely ~ looks lovely buttoned, with the double breasted velvet buttons, all the way down the front, or worn open and flowing ~ two rows of 6 black velvet covered buttons down the front, ending at hip level from ~ & full length sleeves with black velvet turn back cuffs. The skirt is maxi long and flares slightly towards hem, very riding style ~ and very curvy and flattering on!!! xxx
~ The back of this coat / dress is just stunning also ~ like the front it has been beautifully shaped with seaming which draws in slightly at the waist, and then the gorgeous fabric cascades down to form the long flowing skirt. ~ This coat / dress is fully lined, except for the sleeves, in a black silky fabric.
This coat/dress is just gorgeous ~ in the incredibly sexy & flattering victorian / edwardian full length riding style with the unusual, striking & VERY RARE TO FIND tartan print ~ & best of all, the very light-weight wool & the buttons down the front makes it so versatile whilst being very sexy ~ could be worn as a lightweight coat, over jeans and a T ~ or over a haute couture evening gown ~ or on its own as a dress, with boots for a very Edwardian/Victorian feel! ~It's just so versatile & easy to wear! And absolutely ideal for special occasions, wedding, important functions ~ a REALLY STRIKING & VERY BEAUTIFUL LOOK!!!
Fabulous condition ~ Lovely fabric ~ 100% Wool which is lightweight and hangs beautifully ~ & with velvet detailing ~ a really beautiful item to wear, treasure and adore for years to come.....xxx
~ LAURA ASHLEY ~
Laura Ashley are one of the world's most recognizable British brands and have over 40 years experience in making beautifully tailored 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.
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!
"I reckon that women looked their best at the turn of the century..." ~ Laura Ashley
♥ SIZE: PLEASE REMEMBER THAT VINTAGE SIZING OFTEN COMES UP SMALLER THAN MODERN DAY ~ PLEASE ASK FOR ANY MEASUREMENTS YOU NEED TO BE SURE OF FIT....xxx
UK 12 in label
EURO 38 in label
US 8 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 ask!
LASTLY, IN TWO WORDS........JUST BEAUTIFUL! xxx
THEATRE of FASHION
20th Century Vintage & Contemporary
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