An ultra rare and incredible gorgeous Rifat Ozbek sheer green leopard print pantsuit dating back to his 1997 spring-summer collection. Rifat Ozbek is a Turkish fashion designer who entered the Liverpool School of Architecture; graduated in 1972. On leaving Liverpool, Ozbek moved to London, living in his parents' flat in Belgravia whilst studying fashion at Saint Martin's School of Art between 1974 and 1977. He became known for his exotic, ethnically inspired designs and was even named British Designer of the Year in both 1988 and 1992! This ultra stunning, sheer green leopard print pantsuit, dating back to his 1997 spring-summer collection, is a magnificent example of his unique playfulness. The fabric is sensational; a rich forest green leopard print is a sheer 'light as a feather' nylon. The jacket is a statement piece in it's own right! The three button front body-skimming shape flows into lean, long sleeves. Complete with matching high-waisted cropped trouser pants; the ensemble is effortlessly chic.
Measurements Marked a European 40 Jacket Bust: 34-35 inches Waist: 28 inches Sleeve Length: 24 inches Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches Pants Waist: 25 inches Hips: 37 inches Total Length: 39 inches Pant Inseam: 29 inches
This 1997 Rifat Ozbek pantsuit is in beautiful wearable condition with no rips, holes or alternations. The jacket and pants are completely sheer. Original buttons in place and a perfectly working side zipper. A rare designer set that will only go up in value.