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I always was a fan of the snappy, fast-talkin' reporter gal. (Think Jennifer Jason Leigh in the Hudsucker Proxy.) I always wanted to be one! Dress the part yourself in this fantastic early 40's ensemble made of high quality men's suiting. It features a Prince of Wales plaid in cream, chocolate brown and bittersweet. The jacket features sturdy shoulder pads, large lapels and self-fabric buttons. It is fully lined with rayon. The skirt has a center front stitched-down pleat and there are small side vents. Closes with metal zipper and celluloid button.

Shoulders: 16"
Bust: 37"
Waist: 31"
Length: 35"

Waist: 27.75"
Hips: 37"
Length: 32"

This suit is in very good condition. It did find one small moth chew along the back center seam- conveniently with selvage behind it that helps conceal it. The previous owner opened up one side vent to be longer, and I've closed that back up. It is clean and ready to be worn!

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Vintage 1940s ROSALIND Smart Prince of Wales Plaid Wool Suit