1970s GUY LAROCHE STENCIL-PRINT SAFARI JACKET (S-M)
Guy Laroche (1923-1989) began as a milliner, first working in Paris, then in New York. He returned to Paris in 1949 and worked as an assistant at Jean Dessès for about eight years. In 1957, he opened his own couture house, with the first show being staged in his own apartment. In 1960 he added a ready-to-wear boutique label. Laroche was known as a masterful cutter and tailor.
Vintage early 1970s safari jacket by Guy Laroche Boutique.
Light brown and white mid-weight linen-blend fabric features a detailed stencil print of butterflies, palm trees, pineapples and elephants.
Stand collar. Central button fastening. Fully lined in brown acetate. Deep buttoned pockets at the waist. Three buttons at the cuffs. Lightly padded shoulders for shape.
Specialist dry clean only.
Made in France.
Marked size FR 40, GB 12, D 38.
Best fits petite S-M depending on desired fit. (For reference, model is 5'9", M).
Please note: Jacket has been dry-cleaned and is ready to wear. In very good vintage condition bar a couple of small marks in line with age and a couple of very small holes in the lining.
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