Details about VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY VELVET RIDING COAT DRESS VICTORIAN EDWARDIAN GOTHIC 40s 50sSee original listing
“Excellent condition ~ such a very beautiful and elegant coat ~ Exquisite in EVERY way...”
27 May, 2014 01:53:09 BST
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|Seller notes:||“Excellent condition ~ such a very beautiful and elegant coat ~ Exquisite in EVERY way...”|
|Decade:||Pre 1920/Victorian/Edwardian/Gothic Mistress/Vamp||Material:||Velvet|
|Look:||Victorian/Edwardian/40s War Bride/50s Glamour||Brand:||Laura Ashley|
|Style:||Riding Dress Coat / Promenade Coat||Exact Material:||Cotton & Modal Mix Soft Sleek Velvet|
|Size:||10||UK Size:||UK 10 - in label - please see measurements|
|Main Colour:||Black||European Size:||EURO 36 - in label - please see measurements|
|Vintage Type:||True Vintage||US Size:||US 8 - in label - please see measurements|
~ ABSOLUTELY STUNNING ~
One of THE MOST exquisite & rare to find Vintage Laura Ashley
riding / promenade dress coats ever made...
EQUESTRIAN MISTRESS ~ VICTORIAN VAMP ~ 40s WAR BRIDE ~ 50s GLAMOUR ~ GOTHIC BEAUTY ~ NOIR SEDUCTRESS ~ FEMME FATALE
BEYOND FABULOUS, ELEGANT, SEXY & SO SOPHISTICATED
Incredibly sexy & timeless, very rare to find, true vintage, velvet, hour glass, riding, promenade coat ~ with such beautiful styling...
" I don't like ephemeral things, I like things that last forever....."
...quintessentially English and timeless...
Vintage ~ Gothic Beauty ~ Equestrian ~ Riding ~ Lady of the Manor ~ Neo-Victorian ~ Edwardian ~ Period Drama ~ 30s ~ Noir Vamp ~ Femme fatale ~ Mistress ~ 40s War bride ~ 50s Glamour ~ Opulence ~ Seduction ~ Elegance ~ Sexy ~ So Beautiful...
~ Equestrian & Victorian Trend ~
'Equestrian is always in...' ~ Ralph Lauren
The distinctive, sexy and elegant 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 instils a sense of timeless class and subtle femininity as inherited by the Victorians who were able to achieve both rather admirably...so don leather riding boots and delight in the gorgeous hour glass silhouette intrinsic of the tweed jacket, or just as striking, the long flared riding coat, harking back again to the Victorian and Edwardian era.....
BEAUTIFUL ~ FLATTERING ~ TIMELESS ~ ELEGANT
~ SUMPTUOUS ~ OPULENT ~ SEDUCTION ~
An ABSOLUTELY stunning, very elegant & very rare to find, true vintage, smooth, sleek & luxurious velvet evening dress coat/riding coat /promenade coat in timeless classic black ~ an absolutely divine coat by British designers Laura Ashley, who pride themselves on creating quintessential British designs with exceptional quality and tailoring, and this coat is of no exception.
A rare and gorgeous piece of vintage Laura Ashley. This coat is elegant and very sexy. Femme Fatale ~ Equestrian ~ Victorian Mistress ~ 40s Vamp ~ Neo-Gothic Beauty...Beautifully tailored creating the most gorgeous, subtle and flattering hour-glass shape which draws in subtly at the waist, before gently flaring out to create the more flared, full, long skirt. ~ The MOST divine vintage dress coat, so elegant & timeless, with subtle and exquisite detailing : the large pointed collar (which can be worn up or down) with silky black braid ribboning running around the edge; braided buttoning; slight shoulder pads and curved seaming down the front, enhancing the sexy and flattering shape ~ and in an opulent and jet black soft velvet adding extra glamour & luxury to this already divine coat! ~ This coat is just FABULOUS ~ the smooth, sleek, velvet hangs so beautifully ~ this is a real delight ~ and a timeless design which never goes out of fashion ~ a true wardrobe staple for day or evening wear, versatile and stunning!!!
Gorgeous, soft, sleek exceptional quality velvet in 73% cotton and 27% modal, in jet black, which hangs beautifully ~ fully lined in silky smooth black fabric.
SIZE: Vintage sizes can often come up slightly differently than modern sizing so for more accurate sizing please see the measurements below x
This piece might fit smaller/larger sizes than those listed in label ~ please see measurements below.
UK 10 ~in label
EURO 36 ~ 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.
All measurements taken with garment laid flat so please double up for all the way around where appropriate.
All measurements are taken with the garment pulled a bit to flatten (unless otherwise stated) ~ 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.
Please measure against a similar garment of your own which you know fits you well.
Bust ~ armpit to armpit across front ~ approx: 19 inches.
Waist ~ approx: 15 1/2 inches
Sleeve Length ~ taken from shoulder down top of sleeve to end ~ approx: 24 inches
~ LAURA ASHLEY ~
"I reckon that women looked their best at the turn of the century..." ~ Laura Ashley
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!
THEATRE of FASHION
20th Century Vintage & Contemporary
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