Just for looking beautiful as you go about your everyday life. A stunning jet black, lightweight wool (a little bit like wool crepe) full length coat/dress with distinctive styling by Laura Ashley featuring a sweeping black velvet collar a row of six velvet covered buttons down the centre for fastening two mock hand pockets with pocket flaps curved seaming down the front to draw in the waist and then flares out to the full skirt full length sleeves with slightly ruched/ puffed tops & small velvet cuffs with a small buttoned slit vent. The back is just stunning also subtly & elegantly styled & beautifully tailored with seaming to enhance the hour glass silhouette falling into a long full floaty skirt. This coat/dress is just gorgeous, very typical Laura Ashley styling with the longer length, hour glass silhouette, which elegantly and subtly'nips in' at the waist & cascades down into a full, floaty, loosely pleated skirt which moves beautifully incredibly elegant, sophisticated & flattering & just so sexy!!!
& due to the buttoned up front, slightly open v-neckline & lightweight fabrics this coat could certainly be worn as a dress if you choose Perfection! Look fabulous worn with everything from jeans and a t to haute couture or as a dress with lace up boots for that on trend victoriana equestrian/riding look... 100% Wool creating a lovely lightweight almost crepe wool feel in jet black with cotton & viscose velvet collar & cuffs unlined. Please note that the camera/flash can make the coat look a bit greyish in some pictures but this coat is in fact jet black...The distinctive and very elegantly sexy Victorian and equestrian looks are very on trend and with their timeless elegance, always will be.. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT VINTAGE SIZING OFTEN COMES UP SMALLER THAN MODERN DAY SIZING. Please see the measurements below.
UK 10 - in label. EURO 36 - in label. US 6 - in label.All measurements taken with garment laid flat. So please double up for all the way around. Please use the measurements provided to measure against a similar garment of your own which you know fits you well. All measurements are taken with the garment pulled a bit to flatten 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. Armpit to armpit across front up to approx: 18 inches (will fit smaller also).
Waist up to approx: 16 1/2 inches. Hips Freesize flared skirt so very approx (laid flat): about 29 inches, possibly a bit more... (Please remember to double up for all the way around).Sleeve length taken from shoulder seam and down TOP of sleeve to cuff approx: 23-24 inches. Length taken from collar down back of to bottom of hem approx: 50 inches. 20th Century Vintage & Contemporary. The item "COAT DRESS VICTORIAN 40s VINTAGE LAURA ASHLEY RIDING MISTRESS EDWARDIAN NOIR" is in sale since Sunday, April 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage Clothing & Accessories\Women's Vintage Clothing\Coats, Jackets & Waistcoats". The seller is "theatreoffashion" and is located in Ivybridge.
This item can be shipped worldwide.