Original 1940s Black Wool And Taffeta New Look Skirt Suit With Chevron Stripe Skirt By Junior House USA
This stunning skirt suit has been made from black wool and taffeta in the 1940s. The skirt features the most amazingly pretty chevron panelling in intermittent black wool and taffeta. The top has a rounded collar made from matching taffeta whilst the rest of the top is made of light weight black wool. The top buttons at the back with four fabric covered buttons and a further resin one at the collar. Inside the top there is the maker’s label for Junior House Milwaukee. This suit screams true new look style with its full semi-circle skirt and fitted top.
Waist: 25” (tight 26”)
Length: 26 1/2” plus 1 1/2” hem
The suit is in good condition throughout with no issues to note.
This garment is available to purchase with or without dress shields. These clever little contraptions have been made by our seamstress to an original 1940s pattern and can be simply attached to your garment by tack stitching at the corners of the underarm seam, pinning (we wouldn’t recommend that, it hurts if it goes wrong, so if you try this, it is at your own risk only) or inserting tiny poppers. They then stand ready to absorb any sweat and body odours as needed and you can simply detach and launder them instead of your garment, saving you a fortune in dry cleaning bills.
They are equally suitable for suits, blazers and dresses and come in two different options:
1. Pure cream cotton for your heavier weight dresses, blazers and suits
2. White cotton muslin for lightweight summer dresses (so they don’t show through the fabric)
They are universally sized and super easy to use even for a sewing novice as only a couple of tiny stitches are required at each side to secure them.
We sell Dress Shields as a standalone item or at a discount if you purchase them with a garment. We will select the appropriate type to match the garment you have purchased.