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1970s Cashmere Halston Maxi or Coat

If you watch my twitter feed that you might recognize this coat - I could not resist taking it for a spin when attended one of the Toronto Fashion week shows last week! It is an amazing piece that I styled as a long maxi coat. It was meant to be a maxi dress and works wonderfully as that as well but buy knowing you can use it for either! It's all cashmere so it light and warm. The color is amazing - more of a coral than what has photoed and I love the subtle herringbone pattern that runs through it - really unusual even in his cashmere pieces. It buttons all the way down. I have shown it as it was meant to be worn - long and lean but you can also easily belt this. Versatile and beautiful it is an amazing and rare piece of fashion history and in excellent, museum quality condition.

Shoulders: 15.5"
Bust: 20" flat across the inside back from side seam to side seam
Waist: to 19" flat across the inside back from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 23" flat across the inside back from side seam to side seam
Length: 55" from mid neck at the back to bottom hem
Sleeves: 24" from shoulder seam to longest point

The dress/coat is unlined and closes with buttons down the front. Each cuff has two buttons. Hand finished inside.

Modern Sizing equivalent: MED-LRG

Item# DD653

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

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