Late 1970s-early 1980s classic tailored blazer. Rich navy blue. Slightly padded shoulders, deep v-neck, notched lapel,a breast pocket, two hip pockets, and princess seaming. Two gold tone, anchor embellished buttons for closure, with two as embellishment on each cuff. Small slit / vent in the center back. Fully lined. Textured / irregular material.
A navy blazer is a great staple. Wear it over sundresses to make an office to evening appropriate look in the warm months, then throw it on over your favorite sweater dress in the winter.
Brand: Peerless of Boston
Materials: Unknown; possibly cotton, linen, raime, or a similar blend based on the texture and feel. The fabric has no stretch.
Label size: 13/14
Modern size estimate: Medium to large, 10-12
Modern size estimate is based on the measurements below, which were taken with the garment flat and should be doubled as necessary. Please measure a garment of a similar nature to get the best fit equivalent.
Shoulder seam to seam: 16.5 inches
Bust / armpit to armpit: 20 inches
Waist: 17.5 inches
Hips / Bottom hem: 21.5 inches
Sleeve length: 23.5 inches
Jacket length: 26.5 inches
Condition notes: the jacket is in excellent vintage condition with minimal wear. There is discoloration and fading on the lining at the underarms, which does not take away from presentation or wear.