Navy Blue Boucle Suit Made for Kitty D'Alessio
Own a piece of Chanel Haute Couture history with this stunning couture suit that was custom made for Kitty D'Alessio, the president of Chanel from 1979 to 1986. Navy blue boucle with black passementerie trim that creates a scallop like edge around the neckline, pockets, centre seam and cuffs. The jacket is slightly cropped and collarless with patch pockets at the hips. Cream silk french cuffs with gold tone interlocking CC metal buttons. Black buttons with centre gold lions heads on the jacket and skirt. The skirt is pencil shaped and wrap style. This is demure, timeless and an important piece of French fashion history. Haute Couture label with bolduc (style number) on back. Above couture label is a label that says "Rendre A K. D'Alessio", meaning return to Kitty D'Alessio. Handmade in France. The suit is in overall very good vintage condition. There is some light staining to the interior of the cream silk french cuffs - exterior is in very good condition.
Jacket: Sleeve (to end of silk cuffs) 23" Shoulder 14" Bust 37" Waist 36" Hips 38" Length 21"
Skirt: Waist 28" Hips 34" Length 22"
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