This lovely true #vintage #coat is in a brown tweed with flecks of other warm colors and has a brown acetate lining. Though the photo doesn’t do it justice, it is really cute and has a nice swing. It makes me think of Britain, though I think it was made in the U.S. – “a Petite by Fashioned”. It’s so classic and of high quality that I can’t say exactly when it was made.
I love the little straps with buttons that decorate the collar on either side of the neck. Little touches like this are the delight of true vintage items and aren’t done nearly as well (if at all) on more modern #clothing.
This coat closes with only one hidden button in front. I have one or two others like this and several, as well as capes, that don’t close at all or just at the neck. I wondered when I wore it the last time if it would be warm enough in 20-something cold. It was just fine!
So, don’t let lack of button closure discourage you from buying a great vintage coat if you #find one that you love. Adding a belt is always a cool option, if you want to.
I was thrilled to find it – I’ve never seen another like it. True vintage is so original! You just never know . . . . .
MORGANA MARTIN, THE MAGICVINTAGESPY