Help with dating a taffeta suit

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Fashion Q & A' started by Tamzzyn, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Tamzzyn

    Tamzzyn Registered Guest

    Hi all. Could anyone help me date this? It's taffeta with a velvet trim. The skirt has a side metal zipper. The jacket has small shoulder pads which makes me lean towards late 40s/early 50s? It appears to be home made. Hopefully there are enough pictures to help with dating, if not let me know and I'll take some more :)

    Thanks :)

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  2. Metro Retro Vintage

    Metro Retro Vintage Trade Member

  3. Vinclothes

    Vinclothes Trade Member

    The top has a 1940's feel to it. Has the skirt been shortened? It should be longer for either 1940's or 1950's.

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