Vintage Missoni Mens Cardigan Sweater - Zig Zag Pattern - 1990s
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From the 90s here's an authentic vintage Missoni men's cardigan sweater. It features Missoni’s signature zig zag pattern vertically arranged in tones of purple, blue, olive green and bluish grey. The sweater closes with six plastic buttons and is unlined. It is cut in a relaxed style. It is made of 65% Mohair and 35% Nylon.
Label reads Missoni H.R.‘s Boutique - Made in Italy. The H.R.‘s Boutique, is the high-end designer department found at Holt Renfrew, a Canadian retailer that sells expensive designer goods. Missoni was founded in 1953 by husband and wife Ottavio and Rosita Missoni. They introduced the zigzag flame striped knit pattern that they are now associated with during the early 60s.
Size 54 is indicated, but this is an older sizing, so might be more like a 2X than a 3X - please rely on the following measurements for fit, taking the style of the sweater into consideration - your body measurements should be slightly smaller, all given in inches.
Sleeve inseam: 17
Waist: 40 - unstretched, up to 50 - fully stretched
Overall length: 31
It's in very good condition with no wear, tear, pulls, soiling or odors. This sweater looks to have seen little use and was well kept over the years.