It zips up the front, although it may need a little coaxing to work as the bottom has become a little corroded. This is a wonderful sturdy textile ready for many more years of love! MEASUREMENTS : This lovely textile measures approximately, 31 inches long in the back 25 inch sleeves 18 inch shoulders (seam to seam laid straight across the back) 46 inch chest 46 inch waist CONDITION : This jacket is in as found, not freshly laundered condition. As stated above, there is a little corrosion on the base of the zipper, but past that, the zipper looks good to me.Truly a wonderful vintage jacket in great wearable condition! This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Women\Women's Clothing\Coats, Jackets & Vests". The seller is "loodylady" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.