1968 Pierre Cardin Oatmeal Linen Double-Breasted Mod Tailored Pantsuit Ensemble
Spectacular Pierre Cardin oatmeal linen pantsuit from his 1968 collection. In 1951 Cardin opened his own couture house and by 1957, he started a ready-to-wear line; a bold move for a French couturier at the time. The look most associated with Cardin is the "Space Age" collections of the 1960's which made some of the most futuristic clothing of the era. This stunning ensemble is a perfect example of his genuine. The construction of this garment is amazing; the fabric has stitched relief pattern which is lightly padded within, to create depth and texture. The structured blouse has a chic tortoise shell button double-breasted, back belt design with side pockets. The armholes have a winged effect; adding a signature Cardin touch. The expertly tailored slacks are just as beautiful with their flattering high-waist, straight leg construction. This ensemble is also very versatile; have one unforgettable outfit or amazing separates. "The clothing I prefer are those I invent for a life that doesn't yet exist- the world of tomorrow!" Pierre Cardin
Measurements Vest Blouse Bust: 35-36 inches Waist: 31 inches Total Length: 27 inches Pants Waist: 28 inches Hips: 38 inches Pant Inseam: 31 inches Total Length: 40 inches
This Pierre Cardin two-piece ensemble is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or discoloration. Perfectly working pant-zipper. Fully-lined with original tortoise shell buttons in place. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.