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1940s Van Houten Terracotta Brown Suit Fantastic Tailoring SMALL


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1. Era: 1940s

2. Brand/Designer/Label: Van Houten

3. Size Tag: n/a

4. Sizing/fit: Jacket fits more like a modern medium and the skirt more like a modern small, but please see measurements below.  If you are a size small, you can certainly tailor the jacket to your desired fit.  Please feel free to view our size guide.

5. Material/Fabric: n/a

6. Color: Terracotta Brown

7. Fasteners/Closures: Jacket has functioning buttons and skirt has a zipper on the back as well as a button on the back

8. Lined: Jacket is lined but the skirt is not

9. Additional Details: Beautiful tailoring. The skirt has a slit on both the front and back.

10. Condition: excellent vintage condition with no major flaws to note, except maybe a small loosen threading as shown in photos (not super noticeable)

11. Approximate Measurements (inches):


• Bust: 35"

• Waist: 29"

• Hips: 35"

• Length: 25"



• Waist: 26"

• Hips: 34"

• Length: 31" 



//MEASUREMENTS + CONDITION//  Vintage clothing with its age can have a slightly different fit to that of a size in the present day.  With this in mind, please make sure you check the measurements.  Measurements are approximate in inches.  Please feel free to message and we would be happy to send you additional information and photos and answer any questions you may have!  We also have a size guide on our website ( if you need additional information.

Vintage pieces have lived a long (and beautiful) life, and there will certainly be evidence of slight imperfections.  That being said, there will be some imperfections and minor flaws.  All items are carefully examined and will note any major flaws in the description, however, although rare, I may miss tiny flaws.  All photos are taken in daylight next to the window to get the best representation of color and material.

//SHIPPING + RETURNS//  We are currently accepting orders from US only.  All orders are processed and shipped 12-48 hours after the order has been placed Monday-Friday.

All items are carefully packed and shipped by USPS Priority Mail with tracking.  We use the provided USPS carrier shipping boxes and custom recycled boxes.  Although in a very extremely rare occasion, at times a recycled poly mailers with either plastic or reusable biodegradable cello bags may be used (for additional protection from the items from being damaged or wet, etc.).  We do our best as a company to provide sustainable shipping.

Maiden Posh is NOT responsible for packages lost, stolen, damaged, or refused shipment.  Claims for such can be made directly with USPS using the provided tracking number.  Items are shipped to the address provided at checkout.  Maiden Posh is not responsible for parcels shipped to the wrong address.  It is the buyer’s responsibility to confirm the shipping address is correct prior to completing the purchase at checkout.  It is the buyer’s responsibility to file any claims through USPS for redelivery or re-routing as well as any costs incurred.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL.  All items are sold as-is condition with no return/refund/exchanges.  Please view photos carefully and do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.  The items in our shop are true authentic vintage pieces with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions.  Please read over the shop policy before purchasing. 

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