azzedine alaia

Rare 1980s Chocolate Azzedine Alaia Knit Sweater

Azzedine Alaia is a master of knits and this is a wonderful example of his earlier work from the 80s. This has a definite eighties vibe to it with its dolman sleeve cut and his signature (from this period of time) matching colored snaps running down the back. It is one of those great pieces that can be worn shorter with the top creating more of a blouse over, or pulled down to tunic length. The fitted hip gives it that body conscious feel to it that Alaia pieces do while the fuller top balanced that out. The perfect sweater to work into a modern wardrobe and a great collectors peice. Excellent condition

Unlined and slips on to wear. Tagged a vintage Alaia medium

Sleeves: approx 25"
Shoulders: no defined seams
Bust: open as there are not true side seam
Waist: 13-16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18-22" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 28" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# S717

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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