1972 Halston Ultra Suede Trench Coat

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A fabulous c.1972 ultra suede trench coat that is a beautiful deep raspberry color. These were THE thing to own in the 1970's - no one had seen this fabric before and they were all the rage! I love the that this one has such sleek lines and is so seventies in feel - the collar is bold and big and the cut long and lean. These can get stiff as they age but this one is still soft and supple. I love the longer length so it has that full on "spy" coat feel to it and the original belt allows you to cinch it in for shape. A sleek double row of buttons closes it and front pockets allow for the perfect cool girl slouch. I have included a photo of a similar one on Liza Minelli (on the right) in the Halston Studios in NYC in 1972. Excellent condition.

Shoulder: 15.5
Bust: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 16" flat across the inside back from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 22" flat across the inside back from side seam to side seam
Length: 47" from neck to hem
Sleeve length: 22"

Fully lined in a matching silky rayon and buttons to close. Has its original tie belt. Two pockets on the front and has been professionally cleaned.

Approximate modern size equivalent: SML-MED (6-small shouldered 10)

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival
Excellent. Excellent.
Marked Size
SML-MED (6-small shouldered 10) (US)
Dealer Location
Toronto, Canada
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Shrimpton Couture
Toronto ON M5V 2M9
(647) 559-2223
1stdibs Dealer since 2010 Located in Toronto, ON
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