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Maggie Maes Vintage

Original 1940s STUNNING Navy 2 pc Suit - With PHENOMENAL Long Line Silhouette and Cape Style Overlay

Regular price £170.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £170.00 GBP
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Vintage 1940s STUNNING American Navy 2 pc Suit made by the fabulous ‘ John Carroll ‘ for ‘ Forstmann’ with a National consumers protection label. Having one of the best silhouettes we have ever seen on a suit this piece features a phenomenal overlay to the jacket, which is double breasted with a longline shape and pockets. The skirt is a classic a line shape with a metal zip and button fastening. 

A phenomenal set to wear as a full 2 pc or great to wear as separates to create other outfits. A must have for any vintage lovers wardrobe. 






Bust - 40’ best suited 36’ 

Waist - 32’ flat best smaller 

Hips - 40’ flat 

Shoulder to Shoulder - 17’

 Nape to Hem - 35’ 

Sleeve Shoulder to Cuff - 25’



Waist - 30’ 

Hips - 40’ 

Waist to Hem - 31’ 


If you require any more measurements, please don't hesitate to send us a message. All garments are pinned to the mannequin for display purposes. 





Material : Wool

Label : ‘ John Carroll’ , ‘ Forstmann ‘ , ‘ National Consumers Protection Label ‘ 



 … Condition

Good Vintage Condition, flaws to note - A couple of tiny nibbles, some marks but these do not detract from the wearability of the garment. Ready to wear.


Accessories shown are for photography purposes only, and are not included in the sale. Some of our items may be shown with a petticoat these are not included in the sale. Many of our collections will be pinned to the mannequin to show the shape of the item more accurately. 


I only allow returns or exchange on very rare occasions, where I have made an error.


You must contact us within 48 hours of receiving your order if you have an issue, if an exchange or refund is issued it must be sent back within 48 hours after our conversation. No refunds or exchanges will be given with issues based upon fit of a garment, please ensure you measure correctly and if you need more measurements than listed please don't hesitate to get in contact with us.


We have got a lovely shop in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, so many of the items listed in our online store will also be for sale there. Please message us if you would like to visit the shop our details are available online on Facebook or Instagram. 




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Buried in the cobbled streets of the historic town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire Maggie Mae’s Vintage stocks a wide selection of vintage clothing, accessories & textiles from the 1920’s through to the 1950’s. We now have a vintage lifestyle shop and house fabulous reproduction fashions and beauty products alongside our carefully curated original collections. Our shop is open 9.30 - 5.00 Tuesdays to Saturdays where you can find Maggie and her Team, private shopping experiences are also available. 2 - 3 Dogpole, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1EN