Ensemble, women's, wool / straw / leather / silk / pearl / gilt, with packaging, designed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Paris, France, 1991
Day ensemble. Fluorescent pink, pure wool, boucle weave suit with black gros grain ribbon trim. Jacket, double breasted, semi fitted, long sleeves, v neckline, black and gold buttons. Skirt, short, straight. Suit bag, rectangular, waterproof, nylon bag with front centre zip. Hat, boater style, glazed black straw. Hat box and lid, oval, white cardboard with black lettering. Shoes, black leather slingback court with patent leather toes. Shoe bag, rectangular white cotton flannelette with drawstring top. Shoe box and lid, rectangular high gloss black paper covered white cardboard. Handbag, small "clutch" style purse in quilted black gros grain silk satin. Handbag storage bag, rectangular white felt bag. Handbag storage box, rectangular high gloss black cardboard. Earrings, circular "button" clip ons, with gilt and black border and central domed pearl. Earring storage box, rectangular high gloss cardboard. Carry bag, large rectangular stiff black gloss paper, silk braid handles. Coat hanger, moulded black plastic covered with black velour. Samples: plastic bag with pressure seal, sample of pink wool, sample of black gros grain ribbon and spare button.
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