1980s Copper Chenille Stripe Skirt Suit

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Exquisite 1980s skirt suit produced in England by Gibsons (Bournemouth) for the luxurious Mexican Gold boutique label. The captivating chenille chain stripe of luxurious black and glimmering copper provokes a sense of grandeur. The stylish open-style jacket boasts a collarless rounded neckline, long sleeves with two charming carved buttons adorning each one, and two pockets on the front. It is fully lined.

The A-line skirt, almost trumpet-shaped towards the bottom, is also lined and comes with a back zip and metal bar fastening.
This premium, high-quality suit is in exceptional condition.


Excellent, no flaws or issues of note.

Measurements and details
All vintage clothing is measured with the garment flat and measurements doubled for width. Please compare these measurements to a garment that fits you well as often there is very little or no give in vintage fabrics.

Shoulder to Shoulder across the back: 16 inches
Length of sleeve: 23 inches
Cuff circumference: 11 inches 
Length from shoulder to hem: 21 inches
Waist: 35 inches
Hips:  44 inches

Length from waist to hem: 27 inches

Fabric: Acrylic Chenille, lining viscose

Alterations: There is approx 1/2" of useable seam allowances in the skirt and a 1 1/2" hem. The jacket is fully lined so would need to be discussed with seamstress to establish any room for alterations.