Lovely 40s 2 piece skirt suit by Richard Shops. Cropped / waist length jacket with pointed collar and half sleeves with turn up cuffs. Open slit front with a button to the neck and the waistband. Skirt has a high fitted waist and wide pleats. It fastens to the side seam with hooks and eyes and concealed popper buttons. Unlined and lightweight in soft fine wool. Lovely rich and unusual colour and very versatile, both the jacket and skirt wears beautifully on their own.
The jacket is not labeled with a size but fits approx like a Small. Please refer to the measurements for your best fit and please note that you may need to leave a little bit of room for movement depending on desired fit.
Jacket Chest: 34" approx closed
Jacket Waist: 26-26.5"
Length: 16.5" from shoulder to hem
15.5" shoulder to shoulder
Skirt Waist: 26" to a tight 27"
Skirt Length: 25"
-A couple of small darns to the back shoulders and one small scuff/hole to the front shoulder, all photographed.
-Skirt hem is handsewn, so has possibly been rehemmed at some point.