Vintage 1960’s Stunning Dress Coat Ensemble by Alfred Werber. All I can say is Wow! This Dress and Coat ensemble is fabulous and just in time for those chilly days. This incredibly geometric print in polyester, of colors Beige, Black, Rust, Brown and White are dramatic and eye catching. The Dress and Coat are both of polyester fiber. Dress, top is solid black polyester with rounded neckline with one button, 2 front loops with black plastic button and long sleeves, followed by a geometric print bottom matching the coat. The back of dress has 21″coil zipper finish off with hook and eye for closure. The over size collar shape from behind looks like a Cape Collar. The collar has the versatility to shape into a variety of different ways, the collar is 8″wide at neck, from neck to bottom of collar 9″. The coat is button less has two strings on the inside to close, with pocket on each side and is fully lined. The other side of coat just lays flat (like a wrap). The trim of coat is a heavy cotton yarn. The coat and dress inside and out, are in Mint Condition! No holes, tears,rips,stains or discoloration. Please review all pictures.
Measurements of garment were taken lying flat: Please Double: Dress- Bust 19″, Waist 15 1/2″, Hips 21″. Actual: Sleeve length 22 1/2″, Shoulder to Shoulder 16″, Shoulder to hemline 40″. Please Double: Coat – Bust 21 1/2″, Waist 22 1/2″, Hip 24″. Actual: Shoulder to Shoulder 16 1/2″. Sleeve length 22 1/2″
History: Designer Alfred Werber, was in business between 1930-70. Many of his fashions made it to the Hollywood Scene, a very prosperous Designer. He was located in Plaza Square building in downtown St.Louis. I’m still researching for additional information. But this was a start. Information courtesy of All Experts Fashion History as of August 2011.
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