CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE Double-breasted suit... - Lot 129 - Maurice Auction

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CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE Double-breasted suit... - Lot 129 - Maurice Auction
CHANEL HAUTE COUTURE Double-breasted suit in black curly wool, Spring-Summer 1995 A black bouclé wool double-breasted suit, Spring-Summer 1995, labelled and numbered 72880, with white and black enamel CC buttons, white van-dyke embroidered edges, gold chain to hem, bust 91cm, 36in; matching slim-line skirt with godet to rear; waist 71cm, 28in (2) This was a key look of the collection. Lagerfeld in a post show interview stated, that the collection (which was in part inspired by American model Suzy Parker) was "A comedy in three acts: tailoring, cocktail, elegant evening.'' The suits were a major feature, "It is the time to show the shape, the silhouette to make it pure, clean and impeccable, I love the jacket.'' On the runway the suit was worn with an additional rope of pearls belt and gilt cuffs. This ensemble took 205 hours to make. Exhibited: An identical suit was exhibited: 'Karl Lagerfeld A Line of Beauty', Metropolitan Museum of Art, 5 th May - 16 July 2023 Published: - An identical ensemble was reproduced in "Karl Lagerfeld A Line of Beauty", exhibition catalog Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Yale University Press, 5 th May - 16 July 2023, pp 15-16 including the original fashion sketch - For an image of the jacket being modelled by Stephanie Seymour see Patrick Mauriès, "Chanel Catwalk: The Complete Collections", London, Thames & Hudson, 2016, p.202 Provenance: The Mouna Ayoub Collection Image All rights reserved
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