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Vintage Evening Jacket by Adrian in a Metallic Jacquard Fabric 1950s

Vintage Evening Jacket by Adrian in a Metallic Jacquard Fabric 1950s

Product Code: VJK01
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Detail: Striking example of Adrian's early 1950s work. This vintage evening jacket with three quarter length sleeves, is constructed from an exquisite jacquard silk fabric. Large lapels. No fastening. Should be worn oversized. Fully lined in a bitter chocolate crepe.

Adrian designed costumes for the Wizard of Oz, and is generally considered one of the key Hollywood innovators of the 1940s glamour scene.

Period: 1950s

Condition: Excellent. Vintage Condition Guide

Sizing: UK10-14Size Conversion Chart

Colour: Metallic Bronze and Black

Fabric: Jacquard Silk

Origin: USA

Care: Dry Clean 

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1950s: Femininity and grace were now predominant in the post-war fashion aesthetic. The glamour of Hollywood also had a profound effect on 50s styling which embraced elegant and sophisticated lines to emphasis sex appeal. (comment on print design that was driven more by product and interior design) The introduction of new and easy-care fabrics encourage fashion innovation that lead to the box cut and semi fitted 'sack' shapes that started to surface at the end of the decade.

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