AUTHENTIC VINTAGE JACKETS & COATS

MOSCHINO COUTURE Blazer

 

 

Iconic "Smiley Face" blazer from Franco Moschino's 1992 Couture Collection.

 

Description 

Early Moschino pieces designed by Franco Moschino himself – often referred to as Italian fashion's "enfant terrible" – within the short period when he launched the House of Moschino in 1983 until he passed away in 1994 are sought after and highly collectible. This treasure, like several others that will be listed gradually comes direct from a German socialite and fashion collector so has not been on the market prior to this.

 

This stellar "Smiley Face" blazer is an iconic piece designed by Franco Moschino for his 1992 Couture collection. The smiley face design is one of the most popular recurring Moschino themes, and even in contemporary collections Jeremy Scott has taken it up another time (see last picture).

The jacket is an unworn wearable collectors piece that captures the fun vibe that Moschino has always represented as a brand.

 

The sunflower yellow blazer features a slightly fitted cut, black piping throughout and two front slit pockets that are still sewn up. It has long sleeves with four contrasting black fabric covered buttons at the cuffs. The buttonholes are properly finished to couture standards. The back displays prominently a large "Smiley Face".

 

The jacket has lightly padded shoulders, closes with buttons down the front and is lined in a black rayon blend. It is labeled "Moschino Couture! Made in Italy" and tagged a vintage IT 42, D 38, GB 10, USA 8.

 

Condition

This jacket is in excellent condition. Appears unworn.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 42 cm – 16.5" (seam to seam)

Bust: 92 cm – 36.2" (under the arms from side seam to side seam)

Waist: 78 cm – 30.7"

Sleeve length: 57 cm – 22.4"

Length: 70 cm – 27.6" (from neck to hem)

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Approximate Modern Size: S

 

Reference photo: Jeremy Scott in a yellow Moschino smiley face tuxedo at 2014 MTV VMAs.

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MOSCHINO "Uniform" Blazer

 

 

Brilliant military-inspired jacket by Moschino from the early 1990s.

 

Description

Early Moschino pieces designed by Franco Moschino himself – often referred to as Italian fashion's "enfant terrible" – within the short period when he launched the House of Moschino in 1983 until he passed away in 1994 are very sought after. This treasure, like several others that will be listed gradually comes direct from a German socialite and fashion collector so has not been on the market prior to this.

 

This eye-catching blazer is reminiscent of military or riding jackets and captures the fun vibe that Moschino has always represented as a brand.

 

The scarlet red double-breasted, slim-fitting jacket features a navy blue standing collar with wide white lapels fixed with contrasting dark blue fabric covered buttons and long sleeves with navy blue wide cuffs with four contrasting white fabric covered buttons. It is slightly longer at the front and has light shoulder pads, two front slit pockets (still sewn up) edged in navy blue and a rear central vent with dark blue and red detailing. The jacket closes with a lovely heart-shaped red button inside and a double row of navy blue fabric covered buttons at the center front. It is fully lined in dark blue signed rayon and labeled "Cheap & Chic by Moschino, Made in Italy". Tagged a vintage IT 44, D 40, GB 12, USA 10.

 

Condition

This blazer is in excellent vintage condition. Two tiny yellowish spots on the lapels that may come out with additional cleaning. Only visible under close inspection.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 42 cm – 16.5" (seam to seam)

Bust: 96 cm – 37.8" (under the arms from side seam to side seam)

Waist: 80 cm – 31.5"

Sleeve length: 61 cm – 24" (measured from shoulder seam)

Length: 69 cm – 27.2" (from neck to front hem)

Length: 66 cm – 26" (from neck to rear hem)

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Approximate Modern Size:

Up to M

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MOSCHINO Cropped Jacket

 

 

Lovely trimmed cropped open front jacket by Moschino from the early 1990s.

 

Description

Early Moschino pieces designed by Franco Moschino himself – often referred to as Italian fashion's "enfant terrible" – within the short period when he launched the House of Moschino in 1983 until he passed away in 1994 are very sought after. This treasure, like several others that will be listed gradually comes direct from a German socialite and fashion collector so has not been on the market prior to this.

 

The enchanting flamingo pink cropped Chanel style jacket is edged with a black wool trim and a cream cross-stitched ribbon around the lapels, center front panels, cuffs and flaps of the front faux pockets. It captures the fun and charm vibe that Moschino has always represented as a brand.

 

The jacket features an open front with no closure, lapels, light shoulder pads and two faux front flap pockets. It is fully lined in a matching rayon and labeled "Cheap & Chic by Moschino Made in Italy". Tagged a vintage IT 44, D 40, GB 12, USA 10. It ends at the waist. The open front design will allow it to fit a variety of sizes depending on how you want to wear it.

 

Condition

This jacket is in excellent vintage condition. The slightest of discolouration inside of the collar at the neck and on the inside fabric near the lining. May come out with additional cleaning. Not visible from outside and almost too minor to be mentioned but provided for accuracy.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 42 cm – 16.5" (seam to seam)

Bust: 98 cm – 38.6" (when "closed" under the arms from side seam to side seam)

Waist: 82 cm – 32.3" (when "closed")

Sleeve length: 59 cm – 23.2" (measured from shoulder seam)

Length: 45 cm – 17.7" (from neck to hem)

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Approximate Modern Size:

Up to M

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MOSCHINO Bow Blazer

 

 

Charming bow decorated blazer by Moschino from the early 1990s.

 

Description

Early Moschino pieces designed by Franco Moschino himself – often referred to as Italian fashion's "enfant terrible" – within the short period when he launched the House of Moschino in 1983 until he passed away in 1994 are very sought after. This treasure, like several others that will be listed gradually comes direct from a German socialite and fashion collector so has not been on the market prior to this.

 

The enchanting jacket is made from light black wool and decorated with four lovely ivory bows at the front. It captures the fun and charm vibe that Moschino has always represented as a brand.

 

The blazer features a double breasted style with lapels, light shoulder pads, front flap pockets and an inside button and snap button closure. It is fully lined in black rayon with a huge "Cheap & Chic by Moschino" label imprinted. Tagged a vintage IT 42, D 38, GB 10, USA 8.

PLEASE NOTE: The colour of the bows is more beige in person (like on photo 8) and has photoed more of an off-white tone.

 

Condition

This blazer is in excellent condition. Appears unworn.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 43 cm – 16.9" (seam to seam)

Bust: 92 cm – 36.2" (under the arms from side seam to side seam)

Waist: 79 cm – 31.1"

Sleeve length: 59 cm – 23.2" (measured from shoulder seam)

Length: 62 cm – 24.2" (from neck to hem)

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Approximate Modern Size: S-M

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MOSCHINO Padded Jacket

 

 

Outstanding padded Moschino jacket by Franco Moschino's  first Cheap & Chic collection, Autumn/Winter 1988-89.

 

Description

Early Moschino pieces designed by Franco Moschino himself – often referred to as Italian fashion's "enfant terrible" – within the short period when he launched the House of Moschino in 1983 until he passed away in 1994 are very sought after. This treasure, like several others that will be listed gradually comes direct from a German socialite and fashion collector so has not been on the market prior to this.

 

The short off-white padded jacket is an ultra-rare and hard to find, if ever, piece from Franco Moschino's first Cheap & Chic collection from Autumn/Winter 1988-89. With its imprinted laurel wreath and the lettering "Autunno-Inverno (Autumn-Winter) 1988-89 Collezione (Collection) N° 1 Cheap & Chic" on the back it captures the fun vibe that Moschino has always represented as a brand. Highly collectible!

 

The straight cut jacket features a standing collar – which conceals a zip-out hood repeating the back's print, four false buttoned flap pockets at the front, a front zip and button closure and a drawstring hem. Lovely gold tone metal buttons designed with the signature Moschino heart surrounded by the laurel wreath and signed Cheap & Chic give that certain something. The jacket is labeled "Cheap & Chic by Moschino" and tagged a vintage IT 44, D 40, GB 12, USA 10.

 

Condition

This jacket is in excellent vintage condition. One small yellowish spot at the bottom of the right sleeve near the cuff.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 48 cm – 18.9" (seam to seam)

Bust: 104 cm – 40.9" (under the arms from side seam to side seam)

Waist: 102 cm – 40.2"

Sleeve length: 57 cm – 22.4" (measured from shoulder seam)

Length: 51 cm – 20.1" (from neck to hem)

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Approximate Modern Size: S-M

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MOSCHINO "Faucet" Jacket

 

 

Eye-catching Moschino faucet handle jacket from his Autumn/Winter 1991 collection.

 

Description

Early Moschino pieces designed by Franco Moschino himself – often referred to as Italian fashion's "enfant terrible" – within the short period when he launched the House of Moschino in 1983 until he passed away in 1994 are very sought after. This treasure, like several others that will be listed gradually comes direct from a German socialite and fashion collector so has not been on the market prior to this.

 

The iconic jacket in a rare to find vibrant purple colour and its golden faucet handles on the front and the sleeves is a true conversation piece which captures the fun vibe that Moschino has always represented as a brand.

 

The faucet handles are marked C (Chaud = Hot) and F (Froid = Cold) and Cheap & Chic. The jacket features a double breasted style with lapels, light shoulder pads, front flap pockets and an inside button and snap button closure. It is fully lined in a vibrant red signed "Cheap & Chic by Moschino" rayon and labeled "Moschino Cheap & Chic Made in Italy". Tagged a vintage IT 42, D 38, GB 10, USA 8. Comes with two spare faucet knobs.

 

Condition

This jacket is in excellent vintage condition. Appears unworn. One pinhead size hole beside the faucet handle at the wrist of the left sleeve (see picture 10). Only visible under close inspection. Priced accordingly.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 43 cm – 16.9" (seam to seam)

Bust: 96 cm – 37.8" (under the arms from side seam to side seam)

Waist: 82 cm – 32.3"

Sleeve length: 60 cm – 23.6" (measured from shoulder seam)

Length: 64 cm – 25.2" (from neck to hem)

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Approximate Modern Size: S-M

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MOSCHINO COUTURE Jacket

 

 

Stunning "I Love Venice" jacket by Moschino's "Cruise Me Baby" Couture Collection from 1989.

 

Description

Early Moschino pieces designed by Franco Moschino himself – often referred to as Italian fashion's "enfant terrible" – within the short period when he launched the House of Moschino in 1983 until he passed away in 1994 are sought after and highly collectible. This treasure, like several others that will be listed gradually comes direct from a German socialite and fashion collector so has not been on the market prior to this.

 

This exceptional and rare to find vintage Moschino Couture jacket is part of Franco Moschino's coveted Cruise Me Baby collection from 1989. When designing this jacket Franco Moschino obviously had the Venetian flag in mind (see picture 13) combining the typical design with the blue colour that is acknowledged as the colour of Venice. It is an unworn wearable collectors piece and a love letter to Venice and Italy which captures the fun vibe that Moschino has always represented as a brand. 

 

The matt Venetian lagoon turquoise jacket has a cropped boxy shape that is accentuated with gold braiding. Attached decorated "tails" at the bottom are finished with long fringing in the same colour. Six decorative domed gold metal and fabric filigree buttons are set at the center front and close with a hooked chain running between them (see picture 10). At the back is the eye-catching appliquéd symbol of Venice, the winged lion with a halo around its head and holding a book below its paw with the sentence "I Love Venice" written in it.

 

The jacket has lightly padded shoulders and is lined in a golden rayon. It is labeled "Moschino Couture! Made in Italy" and tagged a vintage IT 42, D 38, GB 10, USA 8.

 

Condition

This jacket is in excellent condition. Unworn!

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 42 cm – 16.5" (seam to seam)

Bust: 49,5 cm – 19.5" (under the arms from side seam to side seam)

Waist: 48,5 cm – 19.1"

Sleeve length: 57 cm – 22.4" (measured from shoulder seam)

Length: 44 cm – 17.3" from neck to hem (fringe adds 13,5 cm – 5.3")

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Approximate Modern Size: S-M

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DIOR Haute Couture Jacket

 

 

Exquisite Christian Dior Spring/Summer 1976 Haute Couture caramel-coloured pinstriped jacket.

 

Description

This documented jacket (see last photo) was designed by Marc Bohan for the Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring/Summer 1976 collection. It is entirely done by hand to Haute Couture standards of light wool in a warm tan shade with white pinstripes and lined in matching pure silk. The jacket features notched lapels, long sleeves, a fixed drawstring style tie belt and one chest pocket. It closes with one inside hidden button (see photo 9) and the belt that can be tied in various ways. The label reads: "Printemps-Été 1976, Christian Dior Paris, Made in France" and wears the Haute Couture number "07151". The fabric content is marked: "98% Laine (Wool), 2% Polyamide; Doublé (Lining): Soie (Silk)."

PLEASE NOTE: The jacket is in person even better and a true piece of high-fashion history.

 

Designer

Christian Dior (1905-1958) was a French couturier and one of the most influential designers of the 20th century. His designs have been worn by film stars and royalty as well. Dior began his fashion career by selling sketches of hats and finally founded his own fashion house in Paris in 1946. For his first collection, he created the opulent "New Look" with a fuller bust, a cinched waist and a full skirt which contrasted the grim living conditions of post-war Europe.

The head designers at the House of Dior have been:

Christian Dior (1946-1957)

Yves Saint Laurent (1957-1960)

Marc Bohan (1960-1989)

Gianfranco Ferré (1989-1997)

John Galliano (1997-2011)

Bill Gaytten (2011-2012)

Raf Simons (2012-2015)

Maria Grazia Chiuri (2016-present)

 

Condition

This jacket is in excellent vintage condition with two small pinholes, one at the left sleeve near the hem and one at the right tie belt strap. Please refer to photos 8 and 10. The jacket appears to have been never worn or worn very little.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 38,5 cm – 15.2"

Bust: 94 cm – 37"

Waist: 90 cm – 35.4"

Sleeve length: 57 cm – 22.4"

Length: 60 cm – 23.6"

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Approximate Modern Size: MED

 

Reference Photo: Dior haute couture Spring-Summer 1976 fashion show, Paris. Credits: Getty Images, Pierre Vauthey.

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LAURENCE KAZAR Jacket

 

Stunning oriental design sequined and beaded jacket by Laurence Kazar from the 1980s.

 

Description

“The Arabian Nights“ motif heavily beaded and sequined black silk evening jacket. The jacket features a wonderfully detailed nocturnal oriental village surrounded by palm trees and flowers in front of a star-spangled sky. All sequins and beads sewed on by hand in a colour scheme of various shades of gold, silver, sea foam green and azalea pink, some of them iridescent. In addition to it the long sleeves are decorated with dangling gold tone bead chains. The jacket has a straight cut, shoulder pads, which can easily be snipped out, if desired, and has a hook closure down the front. It is fully lined in black rayon, labeled “Laurence Kazar“ and marked a size S.

 

Extremely well done. Designed for a loose fit. Can easily be dressed up or down.

 

Condition

This jacket is in excellent vintage condition.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 43 cm – 16.9“

Bust: 114 cm – 44.9“

Waist: 134 cm – 52.7“ (due to wide sleeves)

Hips: 108 cm – 42.5“

Sleeve length: 58 cm – 22.8“

Length: 65 cm – 25.6“

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust, waist and hips.

 

Corresponding Modern Size: up to LRG

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YVES SAINT LAURENT Coat

 

 

Extraordinary faux fur Persian lamb coat with velvet trim by Yves Saint Laurent from the 1980s.

 

Description

Unusual and rare vintage Yves Saint Laurent charcoal grey faux fur Persian lamb or Astrakhan coat with black velvet collar, cuffs and edging from the 1980s. This oversized short coat or jacket features a straight and easy cut that falls below the hip, long sleeves that are modestly gathered at the sleeve cap and side slit pockets. It has a buttoned front and is fully lined in black acetate. This coat has the added provenance of coming directly from a lady that worked for the YSL shop in Munich so has not been on the market prior to this. It is labeled “Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Paris, Made in France“ and marked a French size 40.

 

Please click to read the Museum at FIT article "Yves Saint Laurent's Rive Gauche Revolution" by Emma McClendon to get more insight in YSL's ready-to-wear line Rive Gauche.

 

Designer

Yves Saint Laurent was born in 1936 in Oran, Algeria and began his career as an assistant of Christian Dior. When Dior died in 1957, he became the artistic director. In 1962 he opened his own fashion house, and in 1966, he created his ready-to-wear line Rive Gauche. By the 1980s, Yves Saint Laurent was a true icon. He was the first living designer to receive a solo exhibition in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1983. He died in 2008.

 

Condition

This coat is in excellent vintage condition. Seems to have been worn very little.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 43 cm – 17"

Bust: 110 cm – 43.3"

Waist: 118 cm – 46.5"

Hips: 128 cm – 50.4"

Sleeve length: 62 cm – 24.4"

Length: 75 cm – 29.5"

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust, waist and hips.

 

Approximate Modern Size: S-M

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ESCADA Velvet Jacket

 

 

Luxe black crushed velvet jacket with passementerie border by Escada from the 1980s.

 

Description

This Escada by Margaretha Ley jacket or blazer in plush black crushed silk blend velvet comes with a beautiful passementerie border and buttons. The double breasted style jacket features an elegant, waisted silhouette (see back seams on picture 7), a shawl collar, long sleeves with two buttons to each cuff, two front welt pockets and a double button closure at waist. It is fully lined in signed black silk satin, labeled "Escada by Margaretha Ley, Made in W.-Germany" and marked a German size 38.

Ideal for any occasion day or night!

 

Designer

Escada was founded by Margaretha Ley and her husband Wolfgang in Munich, Germany, 1976. Being a skilled dressmaker, Margaretha Ley was responsible for the creative part of the company. "She possessed a confident sense of style, a designer's flair, a perfectionist's drive and an eye for colours, patterns and top-quality materials. This was perfect in the 1980s, when the radiant and the glittering, the decorative and the striking were in as much demand as visible luxury. Escada celebrated triumph after triumph and was recognized … as a top brand" throughout the world (Escada – The Eccentric Racehorse, German Fashion Design, Distanz Verlag, Berlin).

Margaretha Ley died in 1992. After her death Escada has interpreted its brand values in a new updated way.

 

Condition

Excellent vintage condition. Seems unworn.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 44 cm – 17.3"

Bust: 96 cm – 37.8"

Waist: 78 cm – 30.7"

Hips: 96 cm – 37.8"

Sleeve length: 61 cm – 24"

Length: 62 cm – 24.4"

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust, waist and hips.

 

Corresponding Modern Size:

S(-M)

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ROBERTA DI CAMERINO Coat

 

 

Stunning Aztec design velvet coat by Roberta di Camerino from the 1970s.

 

Description

This 1970s Roberta di Camerino coat is made from soft ruby-red velvet with a beautiful Aztec print in burnt orange, brown, caramel and vibrant blue. It features a four point collar, darts at the bust, two side seam pockets and flares downwards the waist. The coat closes with four beautifully designed matching velvet covered buttons that blend into the striped border and is fully lined in branded brown acetate. It is labeled "Roberta di Camerino Made in Italy" and finishes a palm below the knee.

 

A highly collectible and rare piece of fashion history!

 

Designer

The house of Roberta di Camerino was founded by Giuliana Coen Camerino (1920-2002) in 1945 in Venice, Italy. The company's name is a combination of the name Roberta, taken from Giuliana Camerino's favourite song "Smoke gets in your eyes" and Camerino, her husband's surname. Giuliana Camerino was one of the first designers who created the idea of an easily recognizable status handbag. The neo-baroque style bags were produced of "Soprarizzo" velvet – originally used for furnishings – in the most beautiful and unusual colour combinations and clasps and studs created by the craftsmen of brass ornaments for gondolas. The result were truly revolutionary and unique bags. Already in 1956 Giuliana received the prestigious Neiman Marcus "Oscar of Fashion" Award. Further on the brand diversified its product range starting a clothing line characterized by high quality, simplicity and lightness. Trompe l'oeil prints of belts and buttons became Roberta di Camerino's signature designs. Her creations were loved by celebrities and royals all over the world, such as Grace Kelly, Princess Paola of Liegi, Elsa Maxwell and Isabella Rossellini.

 

Condition

This coat is in excellent vintage condition. Minimal signs of wear.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 40 cm – 15.7" (seam to seam)

Bust: 96 cm – 37.8" (including darts)

Waist: 88 cm – 34.6"

Hips: 114 cm – 44.9"

Sleeve length: 59 cm – 23.2"

Length: 110 cm – 43.3"

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust, waist and hips.

 

Corresponding Modern Size: M-L

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MOSCHINO "Daisy" Blazer

 

 

Eye-catching "Love me, Love me not" daisy print blazer by Moschino from the 1990s.

 

Description

This double-breasted fitted black blazer shows an all over daisy print in white and yellow and is made from a slightly structured cotton blend. It features a peak lapel collar, long buttoned sleeves, side flap pockets and a front button closure. All buttons are covered in matching fabric. The shape through the waist is all created by beautiful and curved seams that run vertically over the blazer. It is fully lined in a black rayon blend and labeled "Cheap and Chic by Moschino, Made in Italy".

 

Designer

Franco Moschino (1950-1994) was an Italian fashion designer. He studied arts in Milan and financed his studies by sketching fashion designs and illustrations. In 1983 Moschino founded his own company called Moonshadow and launched Moschino Couture the same year. He was internationally known for his provocative style. The press often labelled him "the Bad Boy of fashion". In 1989 he introduced the Cheap and Chic line. Moschinos work was a mixture of art, surrealism, irreverent charm and innovative design.

 

Condition

This blazer is in excellent vintage condition. Small yellowish smudge on the front near the hem that does not distract at all. It may come out with additional cleaning and is only visible under close inspection.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 42 cm – 16.5"

Bust: 104 cm – 40.9"

Waist: 92 cm – 36.2"

Hips: 114 cm – 44.9"

Sleeve length: 61 cm – 24"

Length: 67 cm – 26.4"

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust, waist and hips.

 

Approximate Modern Size:

Germany 42 / UK 16 / USA 12

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ELÉGANCE PARISIENNE Coat

 

 

An exquisite and rare coat by Elégance Parisienne from the early 1950s.

 

Description

This sleek collarless princess coat is crafted from an amazing high quality coat weight taupe wool with a subtle sheen. It features bracelet length moderate dolman sleeves that close with a zip at the wrist, a fitted waist, a full skirt with a sewed on fish tail shaped decorative band detailing on the lower back and figure flattering princess seams that end in an inverted pleat hip downwards on both sides. The front crosses over itself diagonally and closes with one button at waist. The coat is fully lined in hand set black acetate. Additionally the skirt has a stiff intermediate layer between the lining and the wool to give further stability (see picture 8). It is entirely done by hand, labeled "Elégance Parisienne, Fabrication Française" and finishes approximately a palm below the knee.

 

Designer

Elégance Parisienne

 

Condition

This coat is in excellent vintage condition. Few brownish marks inside the coat below the label and one on the lower front (hardly visible) that may come out with additional cleaning. One tiny hole on the left side near the hem that is only visible under close inspection.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: up to 46 cm – 18.1"

Bust: 104 cm – 40.9"

Waist: 86 cm – 33.8"

Hips: 140 cm – 55.1"

Sleeve length: 54 cm – 21.3"

Shoulder to waist: 45 cm – 17.7"

Waist to hem: 69 cm – 27.2"

Sweep: 232 cm – 91.3"

Length: 114 cm – 44.9"

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust, waist, hips and sweep.

 

Approximate Modern Size:

Germany 42 / UK 16 / USA 12

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Snakeskin Waistcoat

 

 

Eye-catching 1990s snakeskin waistcoat by Rupp & Taureck Couture.

 

Description

This hand made strawberry red waistcoat is made from soft snakeskin and feautures a small stand-up collar, colour-coordinated elastic insets between the leather stripes and a braided half belt in the back. It is fully lined in red logo print acetate and closes at the front with eight snakeskin covered buttons – comes with sewn-in spare button. The vest has inside a small appliquéd black leather pocket with the label's signature imprinted: "Modell, Qualité de Luxe, Rupp & Taureck, Création Walter Rupp". It is tagged a German size 42.

 

Designer

Rupp & Taureck Couture was a German high quality leather goods and fur manufacturer. The company closed its doors in 2002.

 

Condition

This waistcoat is in excellent vintage condition.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 38 cm – 15"

Bust: 96 cm – 37.8"

Waist: 86 cm – 33.8"

Length: 48-55 cm – 18.9"-21.7"

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Corresponding Modern Sizes:

Germany 38(-40) / UK 12(-14) /

USA 8(-10)

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GIANNI VERSACE Jacket

 

 

Marvellous denim jacket by Gianni Versace Jeans Couture from Spring/Summer 1995.

 

Description

This multi-coloured cropped jacket features a Jazz Age New York print, a classic collar, long sleeves with buttoned cuffs, a front button closure and three front pockets (one stitched up). All buttons feature the signature Medusa head. The jacket is made from pure cotton, is unlined and has a fitted shape.

 

Designer

Gianni Versace was born in 1946 in Reggio di Calabria, Italy, and began his fashion career working for his mother's dressmaking business. In 1972 Versace moved to Milan where he he finally launched his first own collection in 1978. Gianni Versace became one of the top fashion designers of the 1980s and '90s and was known for his glamorous, sexy and opulent style in vibrant colours. He died in 1997.

 

Condition

This jacket is in excellent vintage condition. Left sleeve cuff button is missing. Priced accordingly.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 46 cm - 18.1"

Bust: 93 cm - 36.6"

Waist: 80 cm - 31.5"

Length: 46 cm - 18.1"

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Corresponding Modern Size:

Germany 36 / UK 10 / USA 6

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THIERRY MUGLER Jacket

 

 

Stunning hourglass jacket by Thierry Mugler from the 1980s.

 

Description

This purple virgin wool jacket features a V-neckline with collar, a beautifully tailored waistline, two front pockets, long sleeves, shoulder pads and fastens with four concealed snap buttons. It is fully lined.

 

Designer

Thierry Mugler was born 1948 in Strasbourg. In the early 1970s he moved to Paris where he designed his first collection called "Café de Paris". Thierry Mugler opened his first Paris boutique in 1978. His style is known to be clean and precise with a structured cut that sculptes the body. During the 1980s and 1990s Thierry Mugler became an internationally recognized designer.

 

Condition

This jacket is in excellent vintage condition. The button has gentle signs of wear.

 

Size & Fit

Shoulders: 36 cm - 14.2"

Bust: 84 cm - 33.1"

Waist: 70 cm - 27.6"

Length: 73 cm - 28.7"

 

Measurements are taken flat and then doubled for bust and waist.

 

Corresponding Modern Size:

Germany 34 / UK 8 / USA 4

278,00 €
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Reversible Evening Coat

 

 

Fabulous Japanese-inspired reversible evening coat probably from the 1970s.

 

Description

This low sheen satin fabric (silk or silk blend) evening coat is two coats in one. The bright red side features a tonal Japanese-inspired floral jacquard pattern and embroidery. The reverse side is all black. The coat shows a mandarin collar, continuous ¾ length sleeves with turnback cuffs, two front pockets and a flared silhouette toward the hemline. It is designed without any buttons or closures and finishes approximately a palm below the knee.

 

Condition

This evening coat is in excellent vintage condition.

 

Size & Fit

The coat fits a variety of sizes due to its flared design and open closure.

 

Shoulders: 43 cm – 16.9"

Bust: 94 cm - 37"

Waist: free

Hips: free

Length: 111 cm – 43.7"

 

Measurement is taken flat and then doubled for bust.

 

Corresponding Modern Sizes:

Germany 36-40 / UK 10-14 /

USA 6-10

258,00 €
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