This is a spectacular vintage 1950s Best & Co Coat! This 50s black swing coat is made of pure Silk Satin! This fancy silk overcoat is from the late 50s early 60s. It has a classic oversized full sweep Cut! This 50 black Opera Coat has Three quarter Sleeves, and is fully lined in the most supple cream 100% silk satin!!
This authentic vintage coat is cut in the grand "swing" style. It has two side pockets, a large shawl collar, and was made with no closures. So classic!
Imagine all the complements and conversations you will have wearing this coat! You will know you may be the only one on earth who owns this piece! To have a one of a kind... That is the magic of Vintage!
Tags: Best & Co. Fifth Avenue New York
Material: 100% Silk shell and lining.
Size: one size
Measurements closed and lying flat:
Bust: 24" across. (48" doubled)
Waist: 26" across (52" doubled)
Sleeve: Three Quarter
Model Measurements: bust:34", waist:28", hips:40", height:5'9"
**1950s black & white silk dress made in Paris listed here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/584944251/
CONDITION: Very good. It appears the the silk has been starched and is stiff to the touch, which makes it keep it's beautiful shape. There is one hole (with fading around it) on the crease of the right sleeve on the front of arm. (please see last photo). There are also small brown stains scattered throughout the inside of the coat on the Ivory silk lining. Dry cleaning left to buyer.
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SHIPPING UPGRADES offered at checkout for quicker shipping times!
As soon as your payment clears I will pack up your lovely items! I use USPS Priority Mail shipping on all domestic orders. And first class mail for International orders. When you check out, you can UPGRADE to USPS Express Mail, for 1-2 day Domestic delivery. I also combine shipping.
Europe and Canada: 7 to 10 days with standard shipping
Australia: 10 to 20 days with standard shipping
Posies For Lulu Vintage is not responsible for ANY custom fees. We can not adjust the pricing to reflect a lower amount on the customs form, this action is not legal, and can result in Etsy taking action against the shop.
I take returns for a store credit (or a refund in specific cases), but since every piece is a one of a kind, I do charge a 25% restocking fee to take it off the market.
1) STORE CREDIT: I will happily take back most items for a store credit, minus a 25% restocking fee, (Including sale items, but not including undergarments or bathing suits). You must contact me within ONE day of item arrival, and ship the order back, with tracking number, within 3 days of arrival. The item must be unworn and in original condition. All shipping paid by buyer.
2) REFUND: I offer refunds on FULL PRICE ITEMS ONLY. (minus 25% restocking fee). You must contact me within ONE day of item arrival, and ship the order back, with tracking number, within 3 days of arrival. The item must be unworn and in original condition. All shipping paid by buyer.
*If I have made a mistake or oversight on the listing I will issue a full refund.
Items that CAN NOT be returned for a REFUND:
- Items on Sale.
- Items that were discounted upon customer's request.
- Undergarments, leotards or bathing suits.
No returns for Layaway orders.
Thank you for your understanding!
PERFECT/MINT: No problems, as close to "new" as possible for its age. Likely never worn or used, with no flaws or wear.
EXCELLENT: Shows normal wear expected for age, with no noticeable flaws.
VERY GOOD: Shows normal wear expected for age with some minor problems visible. Problems will be pointed out.
GOOD: Has some obvious visual problems, but structure is intact. Problems could be fixed, with optional repairs. Problems will be pointed out.
FAIR: Numerous flaws, repairs needed, fragile. These items are better used as creative re-use for a project, these are still interesting pieces.
POOR: Extensive damage. For study or display only.
A 25% non-refundable downpayment is required as first payment, which goes to your total. Payments may be split into three payments max. No refunds or returns for layaway items.
Reserve an Item:
If you need more time, please let me know, I will be more than happy to Reserve an item for you for 24 hours!
US Sizing Chart in inches
Sz-- B --- W --- H-
00- 32 - 23 - 34
0--- 32 - 25 - 35
2--- 34 - 26 - 36
4--- 34 - 27 - 37
6--- 36 - 28 - 38
8--- 36 - 29 - 39
10-- 38 - 30 - 40
12-- 39 - 32 - 41
14-- 40 - 33 - 43
16-- 42 - 35 - 45
18-- 43 - 36 - 47
20-- 46 - 38 - 49
22-- 48 - 42 - 50
24-- 50 - 44 - 52
26-- 52 - 46 - 54
28-- 54 - 48 - 56
30-- 56 - 50 - 58
32-- 58 - 52 - 60