Guy Laroche '70S Tweed Coat and Skirt

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About

The Guy Laroche Diffusion ready-to-wear line was launched in 1974. This gray tweed outfit, dating to that time period, is comprised of a double-breasted, A-line coat and matching wrap skirt. The close-fitting coat has the high armholes characteristic of the period and features wide lapels, diagonal flap pockets and two vents in the back. The slightly A skirt has a deep overlap and closes with an inner hook and two snaps. Both pieces with full hand sewn lining. Beautiful tailoring and fit.

Coat marked size 40, skirt size 10, but remember these are vintage sizes; it is more like a current 4-6. Skirt waist is 26", hips 34.

Details

  • Designer
    Guy Laroche
  • Brand
    Guy Laroche Diffusion
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Condition
    Excellent. Mint.
  • Marked Size
    40 (EU)
  • Bust
    34 in. (86 cm)
  • Waist
    32 in. (81 cm)
  • Hip
    36 in. (91 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    43 in. (109 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Alford, MA
  • Reference Number
    AU11100320987
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