1970s Cashmere Halston Maxi or Coat

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If you watch my twitter feed that you might recognize this coat - I could not resist taking it for a spin when attended one of the Toronto Fashion week shows last week! It is an amazing piece that I styled as a long maxi coat. It was meant to be a maxi dress and works wonderfully as that as well but please buy knowing you can use it for either! It's all cashmere so it light and warm. The color is amazing - more of a coral than what has photoed and I love the subtle herringbone pattern that runs through it - really unusual even in his cashmere pieces. It buttons all the way down. I have shown it as it was meant to be worn - long and lean but you can also easily belt this. Versatile and beautiful it is an amazing and rare piece of fashion history and in excellent, museum quality condition.

Shoulders: 15.5"
Bust: 20” flat across the inside back from side seam to side seam
Waist: to 19” flat across the inside back from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 23” flat across the inside back from side seam to side seam
Length: 55” from mid neck at the back to bottom hem
Sleeves: 24” from shoulder seam to longest point

The dress/coat is unlined and closes with buttons down the front. Each cuff has two buttons. Hand finished inside. It should be dry cleaned when cleaned in the future.

Modern Sizing equivalent: SML-MED-LRG (6-12)
Details
Designer
Halston
Period
1970-1979
Condition
Excellent
Marked Size
SML-MED-LRG (6-12)
Dealer Location
Toronto, Canada
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
AU111030128655
Address
Shrimpton Couture
www.shrimptoncouture.com
Toronto ON M5V 2M9
CA
(647) 559-2223
1stdibs Dealer since 2010 Located in Toronto, ON
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