Adolph Schuman for Lilli Ann Suit
Adolph Schuman for Lilli Ann Suit reflects the 70s focus on career dressing. Simplicity in style typifies this ivory wool boucle suit.
A simple covered snap closes the suit jacket. Smart darts on the front(2) and back(4) define the waist. A gentle rolled collar opens the neck. French double stitching edges the jacket and sleeves. Three buttons dot the sleeve cuffs. A back knife kick pleat adds comfort to the skirt. Soft ivory fabric lines the interior of both the jacket and skirt. Unknown fabric material. Possible silk or synthetic.
The label dates this suit to the 70s making it the perfect suit for the career-minded woman of the era. The silhouette, however, reminisces of the 40s.
Flat, the suit jacket measures 20″ from armhole to armhole. The waist measures 18″ across.The hips measure 20″ across. The length of the jacket measures 27″ from neckline to jacket hem. The sleeve measurements are 24″ outer/ 18″ inner. Flat, the skirt measures 14 1/2″ at the waist. The hips measure 18 1/2″. The length of the skirt measures 26″ from waistband to hem. No size tag. The model wears a modern 6-8. Recently dry cleaned, no stains appear in the lining or shell. Very Good condition.
Lilli Ann suits and coats gained high esteem in both America and Paris. Originally from San Francisco, the design house spread its appeal across Europe reaching London too. One of the first American designers to do so.
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