Vintage Black Ranch Mink Belted Trench Coat Christian Dior 1980s Medium
This gorgeous vintage mink coat has an interesting history; the coat is a beautiful black/mahogany mink full pelt was handpicked from Christian Dior in NYC ( according daughter of the owner). The coat was then tailored by Lisle T Miller Co. it has been kept in cold storage and only worn a handful of times. The fur is black with deep mahogany undertones. The belt is matching fur. There are 2 fabric covered furrier closures at the bust and waist. The lining is a deep chocolate brown with beautiful embroidered roses along the bottom.
The coat does have a personalized tag in it that reads "Christian Dior for XXXX XXXX ( The original owners name)- you can probably have the name removed by a fur expert if it bothers you. The other label is Lisle T. Miller, a top furrier. This coat cost over $8,000 to make in the 1980s. This is your chance to own a STUNNING piece that is so unique and perfect- no one else will have one exactly like it!
Marked Size: none Bust: 38
Max Hips: 42
Sleeve from shoulder: 22.5
Sleeve from underarm: 16.5
Length (shoulder to waist): 16
Length (waist to hem): 26
If you'd like to not feel guilty about wearing a vintage fur, read a great, well done article that appeared in Collectors Weekly by Lisa Hix, and reprinted on my Vintage Blog entitled "Should You Feel Guilty For Wearing Vintage Fur? Finally, the voice of reason- it’s actually “green” to wear vintage fur!"
It's the voice of reason, at last!