Detail:Extremely rare vintage Emilio Pucci early to mid 1960s velvet suit, in the most gorgeous geometric print.Cropped box jacket and gentle A-line skirt. Both fully lined. Jacket closes with five concealed pop studs to front. Skirt closure via side zip and single pop stud fastening. The opposing print of jacket and skirt, in terms of graphic shape and size delivers a very dramatic statement.
Size: Extra Small UK8. Jacket - Shoulders seam to seam 15". Bust upto 34". Length 18.5". Sleeves from shoulder seam to cuff 20". Skirt - Waist 26". Hips upto 33". Length 20".
Colour: Three different shades of chocolate brown with black and white
Material: 100% Cotton Velvet
Origin: Made in Italy
Vintage 1960s Emilio Pucci Velvet Suit With Geometric Print
Emilio Pucci Velvet Suit With Geometric Print Vintage 1960s Emilio Pucci Velvet Suit With Geometric Print Known as the "Prince of Prints," designer Emilio Pucci (1914-1992) hailed from one of Florence’s oldest noble families. His country-gentleman upbringing led him to be an avid sportsman and a continuous player in Italy’s political landscape throughout his life.
Pucci, familiar with stretch fabrics used in the ski industry, at first attempted to branch out into swimwear in 1949. The following year Pucci moved on to scarves. And then at the urging of Steven Marcus, owner of Neiman Marcus, Pucci applied his talents to women’s wear. He specialized in wrinkle-free silk dresses that became enormously popular among the famous, including Sophia Loren and Jackie Kennedy. Vintage 1960s Emilio Pucci Velvet Suit With Geometric Print In an eloquent testimony to Pucci’s stature among American women celebrities, Marilyn Monroe was buried with one of Pucci’s dresses on.
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