1970s Gucci Two Toned Sheepskin & Suede Coat w Front Leather Buckles

I have held this in my archives for several years now and I think that it is a stunning example of the fur pieces being produced at this point in Gucci's history. It is made out of a sheepskin that has been brushed out so that is is soft and fluffy. The color is a combination of creamy ivory mixed with a pale taupe that has an almost pink cast to it in some areas. It is a little bit paler in real life then how it photoed and even better. The fur is very soft and very fluffy. The pelts are laid out vertically with bands of suede between them that run down the inside of each sleeve and through the body of the coat. It is cut in a classic swing style with a flared bottom. Big brass and leather buckles run down the front and pockets sit along the horizontal row on each hip. The sleeves are cut straight and full and the collar is also big and full. It is a stunning choice for the girl who believes that vintage fur is a sustainable choice. Excellent condition with one small note to review below

Fully lined in a taupe silk that is embroidered with the Gucci logo throughout. It closes with the buckles down the front. Pockets on each hip. I see no bald spots or shedding, the pelts are supple and soft. There is slight wear at some of the common points - edges of the sleeves. the inner edges pf the collar and hem, but it is very minor. Very light marks on the interior lining. Please see the final photo after the label shot

Sleeves: 23"
Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: to 23" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 27" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 33" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 29" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# C550

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.

I have a small collection of historically important, key designer labelled vintage furs and fur trimmed pieces stored away in my archives that I will be slowly posting on the site over the next couple of years until I have none left. I will no longer be buying furs for the shop moving forward and have not purchased anything for several years now. I feel like times have changed and while there still is a place for vintage furs for some, including collectors and historians, many modern girls are choosing other options. Many of the pieces in my collection are representative of the designer during a set time period in history that was different then our modern outlook. I have decided that the best course to handle this controversial issue is to let the pieces I have go rather then sit in a cold storage unit. Fur coats are final sale.

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