1980s Valentino Belted Ribbed Cream Coat

The cut of this coat reminds me of the coats that Celine did this season - very lean and long with strong shoulders. The fabric has a  distinctive ribbed effect that softens the bold lines and gives it length and leanness. I love how the leather belt creates a strong contrast and some shape and the buttons pick that up as well. It has squared off shoulders and an almost manly cut. One could easily picture the 80s supermodels stomping down the runway in a coat like this! Excellent, appears unworn condition!

Partially lined through the upper body with ribbon finished inside seams. Buttons and has its original leather belt. The edges of the back of the belt show perhaps a slight wear.  The front pockets are still tacked shut!

Sleeves: 24"
Shoulders: 16.5"
Bust: 18.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 16.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 50" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: MED

Item# C223

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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