Early 2000s Heidi Weisel Deep Plum Colored Fox Fur Collar Wrap Sweater

Heidi Weisel is a New York native who made her debut into the fashion world with a collection of six black evening pieces. She is known for her use of luxurious fabrics. The CFDA entry on her states that "Weisel’s designs have been on exhibit at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and have been selected to be a part of their permanent collection. Heidi also won the celebrated Gold Coast Fashion Award for “Excellence in Design” in 2000 and is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America."

This is a versatile wrap sweater in a deep plum. It slips on and wraps to tie, allowing you to cinch it in as much as you like. The body of the sweater jacket is a wool crepe that has a textured finish to it. the collar is dyed fox and frames the face and neck. From there is trails down to just past the waist. It appears to have never been worn. Excellent condition.

Unlined with finished interior seams. It wraps and ties at the waist with the matching tie belt. Tagged a modern US8

Sleeves: 22.5"
Shoulders: 16"
Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 28" from top of neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# C478

I have a small collection of historically important, key designer labelled vintage furs, fur trimmed & feather 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. All fur coats, fur trimmed & feather pieces are final sale

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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