1978-1983 Chanel Creations Camel Color Knit Sweater Cardigan

After Chanel’s death in 1971, several of her assistants designed the couture line as well as the ready-to-wear line launched in 1978. They continued to do so until Karl Lagerfeld took over the haute couture design in 1983 and later the ready-to-wear in 1984. The Chanel Creations label was retired upon Karl’s arrival and from what I can research it was only launched upon Gabrielle’s death for that ready to wear line.

This is a fantastic Chanel knit cardigan made from a wool that feels like it has just a touch of mohair in it so that it has a wonderful soft and cozy feel. This is classic Chanel and instantly recognizable as being from the house with its gold logo buttons running down the front. It is the kind of piece that will never go out of style. I love the classic Chanel suiting feel that is has with its two front set pockets and the gold toned embossed buttons that decorate it just add to the sense of opulence. The end result is that pure high end luxury that Chanel always delivers. Excellent condition.

Unlined and closes down the front with Chanel gold colored logo buttons. The buttons show some patina from normal wear and are age appropriate. Its easy fitting style will suit a range of sizes. Note the color is more of a camel tone in person and less a yellow undertone then how it photographed

Sleeves: 25"
Shoulders: 16"
Bust: 20.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 21.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 24" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-LRG

Item# S793

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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