Lovely black velvet blazer with a casual unstructured look. Black cotton velvet, notched lapels, Long Sleeves. Pockets are wide and flat, sewn into the panel and side seam. Includes shoulder padding. Fully lined and lining is not stitched down to interior.
Shoulders: 17 1/4″
Sleeve: 17 1/4″
Length: 26″ with 1” hemline
Label: Marjorie Hamilton
Content: Cotton Velvet/Polyester Lining
Country of Origin: Made in Canada
Condition: Good, has been spot cleaned around the elbows but there is a white paint-like stain. Main Label attached.
About Marjorie Hamilton: Was a Canadian designer whom started her business in Lingerie in 1945. She moved into sportwear production for women in the 1950s. Even made the first Mini-skirt called the Ya-ya in 1962. Fashion Divisions included the lines “Cimone” and “Ziba”.
” In the 1970s, the company was the first in Vancouver to make velvet blazers – a style all of the department stores picked up.”
Info from the Kickshaw Productions Blog by Jonathon Walford