Can You Swing It? “Lilli Ann Paris” 1960’s Winter White Swing Coat

dievca can!
A little bit of elegant presentation with a Swing Coat.
Lilli Ann Paris 1950's Designer Winter White Swing Coat with Satin Lining

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Lilli Ann Paris 1950's Designer Winter White Swing Coat with Satin Lining 4

Lilli Ann Paris 1950's Designer Winter White Swing Coat with Satin Lining 3

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“Lilli Ann Paris” Early 1960’s Designer Winter White Swing Coat

Lilli Ann was started in San Francisco in 1933 by Adolph Schuman, naming his company for his wife, Lillian. The company became known for their beautiful, elaborately designed suits and coats.

After WWII, Schuman went to France and it was during this time that the labels had β€œParis” added to them. While in France, Schuman was buying fabrics, and many of the labels in Lilli Ann designs also contain the name of the French factory that made the fabric.

Many of these fabrics were bought from small textile companies that were in such financial straits after the war that they were in danger of closing. Schuman bought from these small companies, and was thus credited with saving many of them from financial ruin. For his efforts Schuman was awarded medals from both France and Italy, and the Lilli Ann customer got a suit made of high quality, hand-loomed fabric.

In the 1960s, there was a popular Lilli Ann Knits line, and a mod-inspired London line. The 1970s brought a career look for Lilli Ann. Adolph Schuman died in 1985, but the company continued under the direction of his heirs. The company was sold in the 1990’s, and was closed by 2000.

(**Note: the tags are ones used in the early 1960’s)

Thank you to vintagefashionguild.org for the information about the Lilli Ann brand.

β™₯ VINTAGE SWING VIDEO: Jitterbug’s swing at Club Imperial * St.Louis 1959


9 Comments on “Can You Swing It? “Lilli Ann Paris” 1960’s Winter White Swing Coat”

  1. cpmandara says:

    Isn’t that beautiful? πŸ˜‰

  2. Love this coat! I have a bright red version which I adore.. xxx

  3. esther says:

    it just needs a brooch and leather gloves and you’re all set! xx

  4. makeupwithak says:

    Love this! Very Kim Kardashian! Check out my blog https://makeupwithak.wordpress.com XOX


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