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Details about  VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY VELVET RIDING CAPE VICTORIAN EDWARDIAN MISTRESS 30s VAMP

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VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY VELVET RIDING CAPE VICTORIAN EDWARDIAN MISTRESS 30s VAMP
VINTAGE-LAURA-ASHLEY-VELVET-RIDING-CAPE-VICTORIAN-EDWARDIAN-MISTRESS-30s-VAMP
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Item condition:
Used

Excellent condition

Ended:
20 May, 2014 16:11:11 BST
Price:
£240.00
Postage:
Free Standard Delivery | See details
Item location:
Ivybridge, United Kingdom

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eBay item number:
301159790333
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.
Last updated on  24 Apr, 2014 12:35:26 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 condition
Decade:

Victorian/Edwardian/30s Noir Vamp/Mistress

Colour:

Black

Size:

One Size

Garment Type:

Riding Cape ~ Evening Cape

Material:

Velvet

Exact Material::

73% Cotton / 27% Modal ~ GORGEOUS VELVET

Brand:

Laura Ashley

UK Size::

UK One Size ~ please ask for measurements

Exact Colour:

Jet Black

International Sizes:

EURO/US - one size ~ please ask for measurements

Type:

Cape

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Why is it that black velvet capes are so incredibly sexy?

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SUMPTUOUS, MYSTERIOUS & SULTRY IN MIDNIGHT BLACK VELVET


RARE & UNUSUAL
SO ELEGANT & SOPHISTICATED


TRUE VINTAGE
JET BLACK
LUXURIOUS & EXCEPTIONALLY SUMPTUOUS VELVET
LONG MAXI ~ RIDING 
CAPE ~ OPERA CAPE

With Stunning & Unusual Detailing

by

LAURA ASHLEY

" I don't like ephemeral things, I like things that last forever....."


...quintessentially English and timeless...


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~ Victorian Mistress ~ Equestrian ~ Regency ~ Edwardian ~ Riding ~ 

~ Period Drama ~ Lady of the Manor ~ Country House Estate ~ Governess ~ 30s Noir Vamp ~ 20s ~ Debutante Ball ~ Masquerade ~ Opera ~ Boho Luxury ~ Gothic ~ Courtesan ~ Beauty...

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♥ DESCRIPTION: A really stunning vintage black, long, luxury velvet cape by Laura Ashley ~ featuring a high, slightly frilled stand up black velvet collar with a tab & button fastening beneath, which can be fastened either right to left, or left to right ~ gorgeous long, open fronted incredibly beautiful draped style ~ stitched in arms for enhanced fit ~ & a lovely shape, which drapes down at the front & rises up the sides for the arms & then curves  down to the long, flowing back....DIVINE!!!


 This cape is just so stunning, the soft black velvet is so luxurious & hangs really beautifully. Looks fabulous worn with everything ~ from jeans ~ to haute couture ~ Loving this cape ~ & the perfect alternative to a formal dress coat!!! 


Excellent vintage condition ~ Soft and Sumptuous Velvet made up of 73% Cotton and 27% Modal ~ perfect for day wear, and especially for evening wear ~ fully lined in silky fabric. ~ The label reads Made in Great Britain. ~


♥ 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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 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 or black velvet riding cape, harking back again to the Victorian and Edwardian era.....

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♥ SIZE: THERE IS NO SIZE LABEL IN THIS CAPE ~ IT IS ONE SIZE SO PLEASE ASK FOR ANY MEASUREMENTS YOU NEED  TO BE SURE OF FIT...xxx

UK One Size


EURO One Size


US One Size


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.



♥ MEASUREMENTS:

Length ~ taken from the collar ~ down the back of the cape to the hem ~ approx: 47 1/2"

All measurements taken with garment laid flat so please double up for all the way around where appropriate. Please use the measurements provided to measure against a similar garment of your own which you know fits you well.

 

All measurements are taken with the garment pulled a bit to flatten ~ and please be aware that there is inevitably a slight discrepancy in the ways different people measure ~ so all measurements are approximate and please give or take about a 1/4 inch or so either way.



Any other MEASUREMENTS you might need, or any QUESTIONS, please just ask!


LASTLY, IN TWO WORDS........BEAUTIFULLY LUXURIOUS! xxx




THEATRE of FASHION

20th Century Vintage & Contemporary

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