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Bill Gibb ivory pleated opera coat, c. 1970s

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This opera coat is truly a work of art and was designed by the highly sought after Scottish fashion designer Bill Gibb (1943-1988) in the 1970s. The coat is in a ivory cotton and has a high standing collar, mother of pearl round shell buttons, empire line pleats, exaggerated long cuffs and 2 hidden front pockets. Gibb was certainly a true artist and his extraordinary creations were amongst the nearest a British designer got to haute couture, his designs are rare and are found in museums around the world. Sizing: Labelled a UK 10 - Fr 38 - US 8, but would fit most sizes

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  • Designer
  • Brand
    Bill Gibb
  • Place of origin
    United Kingdom
  • Period
  • Material notes

    Cotton

  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Marked size
    S-M (EU)
  • Seller location
    London, GB
  • Reference number
    LU14021392803

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