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Vintage 80s Marguerite Thursby Size:12 cream/black silk summer suit

£35.99

Product description

Lovely lightweight suit from Marguerite Thursby, the American designer who worked in Hong Kong in the 70s & 80s. It is in a cream silk crepe with a black abstract pattern relieved by touches of brown. The top has an open collar & lapels & fastens to the bust with 3 black buttons. The shoulders are yoked front & back & the top is gathered on to the yoke to give it fullness. There are vents in the side seams at the hemline. The sleeves are long & full & are gathered into the cuffs which fasten with 2 buttons. There is an optional tie belt.
The skirt has a 1" wide waistband & fastens through the front with 9 buttons(or it could be worn with the opening at the back as in our photograph). It is cut to flare to the hemline where it has a lovely swing.
A gorgeous suit to wear to smart events with stilettos & black or brown accessories.
Actual measurements: Top: Bust 42" length 24" inside sleeve 19"
Skirt: Waist 28" Length 42"

Item details

Size:
12
Colour:
Cream / ivory
Brand:
Marguerite Thursby
Brand type:
Designer
Condition:
Used: very good
Decade:
1980s
Exact colour:
Cream with black & brown
Fabric:
Silk
Garment care:
Dry clean
Label size:
12
Pattern:
Abstract
Type:
Skirt suit

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

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About this item

Lovely lightweight suit from Marguerite Thursby, the American designer who worked in Hong Kong in the 70s & 80s. It is in a cream silk crepe with a black abstract pattern relieved by touches of brown. The top has an open collar & lapels & fastens to the bust with 3 black buttons. The shoulders are yoked front & back & the top is gathered on to the yoke to give it fullness. There are vents in the side seams at the hemline. The sleeves are long & full & are gathered into the cuffs which fasten with 2 buttons. There is an optional tie belt.
The skirt has a 1" wide waistband & fastens through the front with 9 buttons(or it could be worn with the opening at the back as in our photograph). It is cut to flare to the hemline where it has a lovely swing.
A gorgeous suit to wear to smart events with stilettos & black or brown accessories.
Actual measurements: Top: Bust 42" length 24" inside sleeve 19"
Skirt: Waist 28" Length 42"

Size:
12
Colour:
Cream / ivory
Brand:
Marguerite Thursby
Brand type:
Designer
Condition:
Used: very good
Decade:
1980s
Exact colour:
Cream with black & brown
Fabric:
Silk
Garment care:
Dry clean
Label size:
12
Pattern:
Abstract
Type:
Skirt suit

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £14.00

Outside Europe: £28.00

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