Garfinckel’s Sanyo? 1980s Lightweight Wool Red Blazer with Black Trim Marked Size 8 But PLUS Sized (SKU 10419CL)


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1980s beautiful red blazer/jacket by Garfinckel's, likely made by Sanyo. Classic 1980s styling. Measurements reflect plus-size, don't go by size label. Deep true red jacket with black piping/trim. Rounded neckline and open front closure. Beautiful fine lightweight 100% wool. One black trimmed breast pocket and two additional pockets at the hips. Cuffs each have two black buttons. Structured, padded shoulders. Fully lined. Garfinckel's was founded in 1905, as Julius Garfinckel & Co., a Washington, DC luxury department store patronized by many First Ladies, including Barbara Bush, who purchased a Sanyo coat there in 1988. Garfinckel’s closed its doors in 1990. Sanyo, best known for its quality outerwear continues production today.

Marked Size: The jacket is marked a US 8 but that just isn't right (see dimensions below) Really a PLUS size.
**Please check the measurements provided below before purchasing. Vintage clothing sizes often fit much smaller than modern sizes.**

Dimensions (clothing is measured flat and unstretched):
* Bust: 20.75” (doubled = 41.5")
* Waist: 19.5" (doubled = 39")
* Hips: 19.75" (doubled = 39.5")
* Length: 25"
* Other: Sleeve: 20.5”

Brand/Designer: Garfinckel's (Likely from Sanyo)

Period/Year: 1980s

Origin: Made in Japan

Condition: Very good. One very small hole on cuff (see photo). Barely noticeable and mendable.

Color: Red/Black

* Dress: 100% Wool
* Lining: 100% Rayon

SKU: 10419CL

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