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Vintage designer silk blouse and skirt suit by Caroline Charles of London -size 10

£350.00

Product description

This is a rare opportunity to own a stunning vintage pure silk skirt set by a favourite designer of the late Princess of Wales, Caroline Charles of London. The blouse features a deep V-neck with small ruffles and fastens through a series of 6 covered silk buttons ( a detail typical of clothes by Caroline Charles) down the front. The skirt has a narrow waistband into which the silk is gathered and then flares out from the waistband. The skirt is fully lined including 4 descending layers of stiff netting to give it a full shape typical of the period. It fastens through a hook and a zip at the back. The set is in very good condition and the silk has retained its vibrant colour.
Label size 10 - chest 32, waist (waistband) -25, neck to bottom of blouse- 17, skirt length -43
The stripes are of a regular pattern and the colouring is more even than shown on the photographs where some shadows have been cast because of the lighting conditions.

Item details

Size:
10
Colour:
Multi-coloured
Brand:
Caroline Charles
Brand type:
Designer
Chest size:
32
Condition:
Used: very good
Exact colour:
Primarily red with blue, yellow and pink stripes
Exact fabric:
Pure Silk
Fabric:
Silk
Garment care:
Dry clean
Label size:
10
Outside sleeve:
18
Pattern:
Stripes
Type:
Vintage

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About this item

This is a rare opportunity to own a stunning vintage pure silk skirt set by a favourite designer of the late Princess of Wales, Caroline Charles of London. The blouse features a deep V-neck with small ruffles and fastens through a series of 6 covered silk buttons ( a detail typical of clothes by Caroline Charles) down the front. The skirt has a narrow waistband into which the silk is gathered and then flares out from the waistband. The skirt is fully lined including 4 descending layers of stiff netting to give it a full shape typical of the period. It fastens through a hook and a zip at the back. The set is in very good condition and the silk has retained its vibrant colour.
Label size 10 - chest 32, waist (waistband) -25, neck to bottom of blouse- 17, skirt length -43
The stripes are of a regular pattern and the colouring is more even than shown on the photographs where some shadows have been cast because of the lighting conditions.

Size:
10
Colour:
Multi-coloured
Brand:
Caroline Charles
Brand type:
Designer
Chest size:
32
Condition:
Used: very good
Exact colour:
Primarily red with blue, yellow and pink stripes
Exact fabric:
Pure Silk
Fabric:
Silk
Garment care:
Dry clean
Label size:
10
Outside sleeve:
18
Pattern:
Stripes
Type:
Vintage

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.

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 currently free, 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.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

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: £6.50

Outside Europe: £11.50

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