Junior Sophisticates black paillette and pink linen dress and coat, 1960s
A Junior Sophisticates Original black paillette and pink linen dress and coat set from the 1960s designed by Anne Klein. Junior Sophisticates was started in 1948 by husband and wife Ben and Anne Klein, sophisticated designs for petite women in junior sizes, which prior to this tended to be surgery sweet teen wear. Anne Klein worked at Junior Sophisticates until the mid 1960s, when Anne Klein Studio and Anne Klein & Company were formed. From the 1960s this dress and coat ensemble is an interesting and chic combination of classic linen with black paillettes which were a big fashion item at the time. The coat is a traditional double breasted style with wide lapels and an open neckline perfect for adding a necklace, on seam front pockets, decorative black jewel buttons close at the inside coat front with hidden snaps. The coat is fully lined in pink crepe.
The dress is a surprise, the top with black fabric straps and the bust covered with medium black paillettes and black stones front and back, the A line dress of bias cut pink linen. Fully lined it closes at the back with a painted metal zipper and hooks and eyes. Fits like a size 2-4 petite
In excellent wearable condition... All our clothing is dry cleaned and inspected for condition and is ready to wear...Any condition issues will be noted...For visual comparison our mannequin is a size 4
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Measurements are in inches: Dress Bust 34 Waist 26 Hip 34 Shoulder top to hem back 36 1/2 Coat Bust 36 Waist 34 Hip 36 Shoulder back 13 3/4 Sleeve length 21 1/2 Center neck back to hem back 34