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Alexander McQueen A/W 1996 "Dante" 2pc Suit w/Hair Label RARE
Alexander McQueen A/W 1996 “Dante” Brown Blazer Skirt Suit w/ Hair + Birth Label
Brand / Manufacturer: Alexander McQueen
Designer: Alexander McQueen
Collection: A/W 1996 “Dante” - Runway look #37 (skirt)
Style: Blazer jacket; button-up A-line skirt
Color(s): Shades of brown
Marked Fabric Content: “68% Wool, 22% nylon, 10% cashmere” (shells); “100% viscose” (lining)
Unmarked Fabric Content (feel of): Perspex (hair label)
Made In: Italy
Additional Packaging: Original Tags
Additional Details / Inclusions: Camel brown wool-cashmere blend blazer skirt suit set. Tailored blazer jacket with longline waist darts, angled bust darts, and armhole princess seams in front of jacket; armhole princess seams in back of jacket. Dramatic two-piece peaked notched lapel collar with buttonhole at left lapel flap; deep “V” neckline. Fitted two-piece long sleeves with long vented sleeve cuffs; 8 button closure at vented sleeve cuffs. Slightly square shaped shoulder silhouette with shoulder pads attached to the interior shell. Two faux top stitched jetted pockets with flaps. Open vent at hem of center back seam. Single-button center front closure. Tailored A-line skirt with two waist darts at front of skirt; single waist dart at back left skirt. Aesthetic wrapping functional button up detail at back hem and waist of skirt; wrapping functional button up detail at front of skirt. Slip-on with button-up closure at back right side seam- part of wrapping button detailing.
Alexander McQueen Camel brown blazer containing the rare full detailed large date of birth informational label. Blazer jacket also contains iconic and rare locks of hair label found in select garments from his early collections such as A/W 1994 “Banshee”, S/S 1995 “The Birds” and A/W 1996 “Dante.” These labels contain locks of hair preserved in Perspex pouches that are sewn into the lining, or on the exterior, of these garments.