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Vintage 1960s Beige Linen Edith Flagg Pea Coat, M-L

Vintage 1960s Beige Linen Edith Flagg Pea Coat, M-L

This is a classic 60s lightweight pea coat in oatmeal linen by prolific label Edith Flagg. It features beautiful moon glow buttons on the front double-breasted opening. There are two pockets on the hips. The sleeves are 3/4 length. It is knee-length with a pointed collar and is fully lined. 

COLOUR: Oatmeal/ beige

FABRIC: Linen 

LABEL: Edith Flagg California

Edith Flagg was an Austrian-born American fashion designer. She studied Fashion in Austria before the onset of WWII, when she fled to the Netherlands. Her husband was murdered in Auschwitz in 1944. She worked with the Dutch underground resistance and saved several lives by spying on Nazi soldiers. Edith remarried and moved to San Francisco and later Los Angeles, where she began working in the garment district. She produced her first line of dresses in 1956. She expanded into an international design house with offices and showrooms around the world. She manufactured clothing in the United States under ‘Edith Flagg inc.’ up until her retirement in 2000. Her clothes were a mid-priced line – dresses for the “Average American Woman.” She specialized in dress and jacket ensembles, and also included casual dresses in the five lines she produced each year. The brand was characterized by its wrinkle-resistant knitwear. She was the first person to import polyester to the United States and popularize it. This helped turn her into a multimillionaire.
She was also an active contributor to California Apparel News and Women's Wear Daily in a weekly column titled "By the Way." Later, she often appeared on the television show Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles to offer business advice to her grandson, Josh Flagg. 

Bust: 40" (101.5cm)
Waist: 41" (104cm)
Shoulder to hem: 36" (91.5cm)
Shoulder to shoulder: 16" (40.5cm)

CONDITION: Very good. One button missing. One faint yellow mark (.5cm) on the front left side, halfway between the pocket and hem. Two similar marks on the back near the shoulder. A faint stain on the back hem (3x2"). 

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