Vintage Chanel Suit in Ivory Brocade - Spring 2001
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This is a fabulous ivory / off white brocade fabric suit made in France by Chanel Paris. The suit has a wide squared collar, a string of pearls closure at the neckline that is printed with ‘Chanel’, a slash pocket at either side that closes with a zipper with a pearl pull and cuffs that do up with a pearl button. The jacket does up with a metal zipper down the front with a pearl pull. The shoulders are slightly padded. There is the signature gold chain along the interior hemline of the jacket. There is a slanted double vent at the back of the jacket. The brocade has a woven floral pattern throughout - the center of some of the flowers have the Chanel double C logo incorporated into it. The silk lining is woven with the Chanel logo. The pearl pulls are printed with the double C Chanel logo and there is a Chanel logo engraved on the mother of pearl oval that is affixed to the left side of the waistline of the skirt. There originally was a blouse with this suit, but it is no longer with it.
Label: Chanel / Made in France on the product label
Color: Off white or ivory
Fabric: Content label reads “48% Cotton / 28% Rayon / 24% Silk”. The lining is 100% silk.
Sizing: The size label reads French size 40, which should be equivalent to a US size 10, but please note the following measurements for fit:
Shoulders: 16” across from one shoulder/sleeve seam to the other
Sleeves: 22 1/2” long from the shoulder/sleeve
Sleeve inseam: 16 1/2”
Bust: 36” around, taken under the arm openings
Waist: 28” around
Length: 22”, measured flat
Hips: 40” around
Length: 20” measured flat
Condition: It is in excellent with no wear, tear, holes, stains, odors or wear. This suit appears to have seen very little use.
This is an exceptional suit - beautifully made Chanel design that is sure to be noticed.