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Alexander McQueen A/W 1996 "Dante" Blazer w/Hair Label RARE
Alexander McQueen A/W 1996 “Dante” Black Blazer Jacket w/ Hair + Birth Label
Brand / Manufacturer: Alexander McQueen
Designer: Alexander McQueen
Collection: A/W 1996 “Dante” - Runway look #71
Style: Asymmetric blazer jacket
Marked Fabric Content: “Viscose, wool” (shell); “100% viscose” (lining)
Unmarked Fabric Content: Perspex (hair label)
Made In: Italy
Additional Packaging: No
Additional Details / Inclusions: Black wool blend asymmetric blazer jacket. Tailored blazer with longline waist darts in front; armhole princess seams in back. Dramatic peaked lapel collar; buttonholes at each lapel peak. Deep “V” style neckline. Asymmetric draped detail at left front of blazer near neckline; excess fabric creating draping detail in front. Tailored two-piece long slightly flared sleeves with closed vent cuffs; single-button closure at cuffs. Structured square shoulders with shoulder pads attached at the interior shell of jacket. Two functional jetted pockets with flaps in front of blazer; single faux welt breast pocket at front right of blazer. Center front hidden placket button closure; single exposed button at top of button closures.
Alexander McQueen black blazer jacket containing the rare full date of birth informational label as well as iconic and rare lock of hair label found in select garment pieces from his early collections such as A/W 1994 “Banshee”, A/W 1996 “Dante”, and the iconic S/S 1995 “The Birds.” These labels contain locks of hair preserved in Perspex pouches that are sewn into the lining, or on the exterior, of these rare and iconic garment pieces.