1980s Houndstooth Wool Swing Back Coat
This Sonia Rykiel jacket was made in France in the 1980s. It is 98% wool (2% polyamide) in a black, light beige, and burgundy houndstooth, and unlined. It is labelled a size 40, but could fit a number of sizes; it measures 33” in length, with 20” sleeves from the shoulder seam to the cuff, and drop shoulders that measures 24.5”. The bust is 54” laying flat, and it comes with a tie belt to cinch the waist in the front, leaving a swing in the back. It has a high neck that does up with two buttons. It is in excellent condition, freshly dry-cleaned, and ready to wear.