Vintage 1960s holt renfrew skirt suit in a dark indigo blue loosely woven wool, in a rare larger size. Holt renfrew is a high-end luxury department store in canada. This skirt suit has classic early 1960s styling. The blazer is a tailored box silhouette, with deep armholes, wide 3/4 length sleeves, and a tapered in hem.It fastens with 3 wool-covered buttons and 2 fabric-covered snap closures, and has a circle collar with bow detail. The skirt is a straight pencil shape with no slit and fastens on the left side with a nylon zipper, metal hook and eye, and button. The suit is fully lined with satin, and is beautifully tailored and finished. This is a high-end 1960s suit, very jackie kennedy but also classic enough to work today if you like the vintage look the suit has been pinned on a vintage size 16 dress form to roughly show fit. It is a darker indigo colour than my camera could capture. L a b e l. O r i g i n. No country of origin tag, but clothing for holt renfrew was made in canada or europe back in the day. M a t e r i a l s. Outer - wool (confirmed with a burn test - a fiber from inside the seam burns slowly, self-extinguishes, and smells like burned hair).
Lining - satin, likely synthetic. This suit is approximately a modern women's l. Please compare measurements to a garment you currently own.Chest: 19.5" (49.5 cm), doubled to 39" (99 cm). Waist: 19" (48.5 cm), doubled to 38" (96.5 cm). Sleeve length: 19 (48.5 cm). Waist: 14.5" (37 cm), doubled to 29" (73.5 cm). Hips: 19.5" (49.5 cm), doubled to 39" (99 cm). Measurements are taken with the garment lying flat. C o n d i t i o n. Outer fabric is clean and bright with no stains, holes or pilling. There are 4 small pulls in the loose weave, which could likely be pulled back through: 2 pulls on the front of the blazer, 1 on the sleeve, and 1 on the back of the skirt. The inner satin lining has one small (1.5 cm) and easily fixable tear in the seam of the underarm, otherwise it is in excellent condition with no staining or noticeable wear. This is a beautiful, classic 1960s skirt suit that shows only a few signs of wear. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. This item is made of wool and satin lining.