Inspired by beautiful bygone eras and the well dressed women we see in photos and films from the 1940s and 1950s we were inspired by that style, elegance and feminine tailoring to create our own curve flattering jacket for the modern woman.
If you have ever been disappointed or frustrated by the poor quality and poor fit of clothes available on the high street then it's time to step into the wonderful world of Revival Retro. This curve flattering jacket has room in the bust, nips in at the waist and skims over large hips.
We get frustrated when a jacket simply won't do up across our bust! It seems such a simple thing to ask but it's amazing how few fashion companies are designing with curves in mind. With a 34F bust size, our owner Rowena finds it impossible to find a jacket on the high street that will fasten easily / won't gape across the bust.
It's a classic button down style but with more room in the bust than you might find in other high street shops. Room in the hip too as we women are all of different proportions. Whilst we have created room in the bust and hip we have been sure to cinch at the waist. We want this jacket to be flattering not an amorphous sack!
This jacket takes inspiration from feminine 1940s tailoring like Dior New Look and is designed to fit a 'curvy woman'. Curvy women can be a size 8 or a size 18 it simply means we acknowledge you have boobs, waist and hips!
Not everyone is the same shape though so we are designing different jackets with different women in mind. See some of our other jackets here.
For the European weather we find this medium weight wool mix suits our needs for about two thirds of the year. Woven in Italy our cloth is a good quality with a cotton content that makes it washable and durable.
You will find our wool mix skirts are comfortable and the fabric feels good close to the skin but we still line them for your comfort and convenience. Our linings are generally complimentary contrast colours.
New colours every season of this Jacket for curvy women and some favourite colours are restocked from season to season:
We use woven fabrics with visually interesting detail:
Our black is not a solid colour, we describe it as charcoal because it has texture and depth, there's actually a small herringbone running through it if you look closely.
Our wine herringbone features gorgeous flecks of lilac, gold and orange, they are discreet but enhance the overall effect.
This wool mix jacket is 50% wool, 30% polyester 20% cotton and is machine washable. The lining is 100% polyester.
Made in Britain, locally in London.
UK 6 - 27" waist, 36” bust
UK 8- 29" waist, 38” bust
UK 10- 31" waist, 40” bust
UK 12- 33" waist, 42.5” bust
UK 14- 35” waist, 44.5” bust
UK 16- 37" waist, 46” bust
UK 18 - 39” waist, 47.5” bust
UK 20 - 40” waist, 49” bust
Proud to be making clothing for bigger boobs.
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