Magnificent! skirt suit from Christian Lacroix, made in Italy of 69% cotton, 24% viscose, 7% lurex, exquisite floral tapestry with snaps hidden behind stunning gold buttons with bright faceted rhinestones, elegant neckline, fitted waist with flaring hips, straight above-the-knee skirt with side zip, both pieces lined in dramatic printed rayon satin, size 46, 36-31-39, 18 shoulders, 23 1/2 sleeves, 25 1/4 length, skirt waist 28, hips 36, length 18 3/4, very good condition, $400, a small fraction of the original price






tasteful and stylish skirt suit from Germany c1960, yellow/gold brocade with silver, lightweight, comfortable fabric, straight just-below-the-knee skirt, jacket with covered buttons, 3/4 sleeves, bound buttonholes, no shoulder padding, and a belted back with a small tailored bow, both pieces unlined, label from Germany, fits about size 10-12, skirt waist 31″, good condition with one missing button and a couple rusty brown spots on the front and inner cuff, $50

the classic 1940s skirt suit, 100% wool, navy blue with mid-calf A-line skirt, fitted jacket with rhinestone-decorated buttons, inset waist pockets, and a full satin lining, skirt is unlined, made by Moordale, most closely fits size 6, very good condition with no damage, $115

exceedingly feminine skirt suit from the early 1960s, made by Vera Maxwell for Saks Fifth Avenue, light red textured silk/rayon/synthetic blend with the most fabulous abstract silk lining

jacket closes with a single high button, two breast pockets, and two waist pockets lined with the same wonderful silk, straight below-the-knee skirt with a 23″ waist, fits Small, 37 bust, 35 waist, 16 shoulders, 19 1/4 sleeves, 21 3/4 length, skirt waist 23, hips 32, length 24 1/2, very good condition, $115