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  • Yellow & purple Tartan Plaid belted coat
  • Yellow & purple Tartan Plaid belted coat
  • Yellow & purple Tartan Plaid belted coat
  • Yellow & purple Tartan Plaid belted coat
  • Yellow & purple Tartan Plaid belted coat

Valentino

Yellow & purple Tartan Plaid belted coat

$700.00

Purple, yellow and red tartan plaid belted coat by Valentino from the 1970s. The coat features masculine details like a wide notched lapel, double breasted buttons, rolled cuffs, top flap pockets at the hips and a matching belt that ties at the waist. The unexpected use of color gives the coat a feminine flare. A great everyday coat for the fall and winter. In excellent vintage condition, fits like a US 8.

Shoulder 17" Sleeve 20" | Bust 36" Waist 38" Hips 38" Length 45"

Valentino

Valentino was able to infiltrate the tightly knit couture circle in Paris by studying at the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture in Paris. He became an assistant at Jean Desses in 1950, moved to Guy Laroche in 1956 and in 1960 he returned to his native Italy and set up a couture house in Rome. Two years later he did his first ready-to-wear collection and he showed it at the Pitti Palace in Florence, a move which led to greater exposure and set him as a major Italian designer. Valentino is known for grand and dramatic collections, like in 1968 when he presented a surprisingly young and modern all white collection which lead to him being the top wedding dress designer, creating dresses for Jacqueline Onassis and Elizabeth Taylor. His trademark color is a bright orange-red which he uses over and over in his collections and his breathtaking pieces have been worn on red carpets all over the world.

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