Balenciaga haute couture oatmeal wool coat, circa 1968

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This sharply tailored haute couture coat by Balenciaga for his Eisa label will be sure to become a wardrobe staple. Constructed in a gorgeous shade of oatmeal wool the double-breasted coat features a double lapel collar and a half belt to the rear. The long sleeves and pockets to the hip make this a practical yet incredibly chic piece that will look contemporary for decades to come.

Cristobal Balenciaga was the man known as ‘the couturier’s couturier’ and referred to by Coco Chanel as simply ‘the Master’. His understanding of fabric, shape and the construction of clothing was without equal and this stunning coat is a superb example of Balenciaga when it was Signor Balenciaga himself at the helm.

Details

  • Material Notes
    Wool
  • Condition
    Excellent. Excellent condition and bears the original label, pockets, plastic buttons to the front and rear and a new silk lining.
  • Dimensions
    41.73 in. L
    106 cm L
  • Bust
    41.34 in. (105 cm)
  • Waist
    37.01 in. (94 cm)
  • Hip
    44.09 in. (112 cm)
  • Length
    41.73 in. (106 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU724654682
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