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The Hildy Johnson Suit

125.00
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The Hildy Johnson Suit

125.00

For the modern working woman with an old-Hollywood sensibility, this suit is a catch!

Please scroll down to see images of The Hildy Johnson Suit modeled and in greater detail. We invite you to visit the link directly below, as well.

Inspired by: His Girl Friday (1940).

Circa: 1940s.

Materials: Knit with rayon lining.

Closure: The jacket has 5 buttons along the front. The skirt has a side zipper with two hook-and-eye closures.

Label: Lichtenstein's Corpus Christi.

Measurements:

  • Jacket Shoulders: 16"
  • Jacket Bust: 34"
  • Jacket Waist: 27"
  • Jacket Hips: 34"
  • Jacket Length: 23"
  • Skirt Waist: 26"
  • Skirt Hips: 34"
  • Skirt Length: 23.5"

Condition: Good.

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Of Note:

  • Adorable pockets on the front of the jacket. While they have some depth, they are best for just hiding the fingers or holding something small, such as lipstick, rather than a phone.
  • The front buttons seem to be slightly off center of one another when all are buttoned. Please see the images below.
  • The inside bottom hem of the jacket is currently pinned. If you have a machine, this may be an easy fix and the pins are placed such that they cannot be seen when the jacket is worn.
  • There is a 1/4" spot on the front of the skirt.
  • There is a 1/8" hole on the front of the skirt.
  • Fabulous cuffs on the jacket!
  • Such a flattering style . . . and would lovely with blouse and open jacket.

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For the modern working woman with an old-Hollywood sensibility, this suit is a catch!

Please scroll down to see images of The Hildy Johnson Suit modeled and in greater detail. We invite you to visit the link directly below, as well.

Inspired by: His Girl Friday (1940).

Circa: 1940s.

Materials: Knit with rayon lining.

Closure: The jacket has 5 buttons along the front. The skirt has a side zipper with two hook-and-eye closures.

Label: Lichtenstein's Corpus Christi.

Measurements:

  • Jacket Shoulders: 16"
  • Jacket Bust: 34"
  • Jacket Waist: 27"
  • Jacket Hips: 34"
  • Jacket Length: 23"
  • Skirt Waist: 26"
  • Skirt Hips: 34"
  • Skirt Length: 23.5"

Condition: Good.

Interested in learning about how we rate and measure?

Of Note:

  • Adorable pockets on the front of the jacket. While they have some depth, they are best for just hiding the fingers or holding something small, such as lipstick, rather than a phone.
  • The front buttons seem to be slightly off center of one another when all are buttoned. Please see the images below.
  • The inside bottom hem of the jacket is currently pinned. If you have a machine, this may be an easy fix and the pins are placed such that they cannot be seen when the jacket is worn.
  • There is a 1/4" spot on the front of the skirt.
  • There is a 1/8" hole on the front of the skirt.
  • Fabulous cuffs on the jacket!
  • Such a flattering style . . . and would lovely with blouse and open jacket.

Rating System

Vintage clothing is loved clothing. Sometimes the lives of our pieces have been exquisite, with great care taken to maintain their fabric, shape, and overall condition. In other cases, garments may have been somewhat less well-preserved, resulting in minor flaws, such as discoloration, staining, and/or tears. 

Whatever the condition, we want you to know it thoroughly.

To that end, the Reel Vintage rating system, based on an industry standard, is designed to give you as much information as possible before purchasing your next new-favorite vintage item. 

  • Mint: The item has never been worn or shows virtually no signs of wear. Rare and pristine.
  • Near Mint: The item shows only light wear, with no blemishes.
  • Excellent: The item is structurally intact and shows some wear, but has no blemishes.
  • Very Good: The item shows wear and has some blemishes, such as light staining and/or minor flaws.
  • Good: The item is wearable, but may shows signs of deterioration (staining, non-seam rips, etc.). 

We are always available to our clients for questions and encourage you to contact us. We'll do our best to respond to your email within 24 hours. 

Interested in learning about how we measure and how to measure?