jean paul gaultier

Spring 1989 Jean Paul Gaultier Cut Out Corset or Cage Jacket

This iconic Jean Paul Gaultier jacket is one of his best known pieces and has issued in a couple of versions even up to recently. This in is dine in a safari green cotton khaki and the color acts like a neutral with most other colors. It has crisp tailored lined and a sharp cut. The detailing around the waist mimics a corset with the panels of fabric between the boning removed. This allows you to wear on its own and show some skin or allows you to contrast with color underneath. The play on the corset is picked up more at the back as it ties with a thick "shoelace" tie from the hem to upper back. He is of course known being the designer to bring facets of the foundation garment to the street and this jacket is a wearable, playful twist on that concept. Excellent, museum quality condition

Fully lined in an off-white ribbed silky rayon and closes with the buttons as see. Extra buttons sewn into the lining. Tie corset back. Padded shoulders and boned through the cage design. Tagged a size 44

Sleeves: 22.5"
Shoulders: 17"
Bust: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 21.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 27" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: MED-LRG

Item# C388

Reference Photo: Angie Everhart in a Spring 1989 Jean Paul Gaultier Jacket for Elle US February 1989. Photographed by Oliviero Toscani.

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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