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vintage plaid smoking jacket / mens 1950's RETRO CHRISTMAS Bert Bacharach TAFFETA red & black

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a handsome smoking jacket in a red & black plaid taffeta, c1950's.

a wonderful collector's item, and a fabulous piece of history- i do not come across smoking jackets often, and this one is particularly beautiful.

the lining feels like a silk satin- it is black with scattered centaur logos.
one hidden button and tab fasten the jacket on the inside. come with original belt!
one breast pocket and two at front hips.

maker: a Bert Bacharach Original / tailored by Rabhor - Godchaux's , New Orleans

(Bert Bacharach was Burt Bacharach's father, and was a fashion editior/ authority)
also, here is an informative link re: Godchaux's department store, where this jacket was sold.

size on label: - please refer to measurements below.
condition: excellent vintage with no tears, flaws or discoloration. the lining looks wonderfulthe faintest odor of smoke. (but, of course)

no size label- fits like a mens L, but please refer to measurements:
measurements, taken with jacket buttoned and laying flat- not doubled:
across chest, armpit to armpit= 22.5"
sleeve length= 24.5"
hips= 21"
total length, high shoulder point to bottom hem= 32"

i hope this vintage piece brings you much happiness and love love love <3

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Warm regards,

vintage plaid smoking jacket / mens 1950's RETRO CHRISTMAS Bert Bacharach TAFFETA red & black


  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Materials: taffeta, silk
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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