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Item 5042 - "The Hunger" Chinese Silk Slashed Panelled Top Suit: Jacket and Trousers SS 1996 With Pattern Catalog 577 (Feb 2020)

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Sold Price: $62,500.00 (includes buyer's premium)


A suit of Chinese silk brocade comprised of jacket and trousers. The jacket body is panelled like a corset and has double slashes across ribs with pale nude silk-mesh inserts, a round collar, as well as open slashed sleeves pulled back to a hook fastening on rear centre waistline. The jacket closes with open end metal zip, and is lined in red silk taffeta of which an extra 78 x 45.75 piece of the same red silk taffeta from the studio is included. The matching trousers (shown separately on the catwalk) feature rear internal accordion pleated panels at the calf. The fabric for these pieces were sourced by Ruti Danan from Brick Lane in London during the show preparation and come with the original patterns. From The Alexander McQueen Archive of Ruti Danan. Learn more about Alexander McQueen.

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