Kansai Yamamoto

Androgynous Tweed Suit, 1980s

£960.00 GBP

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Product Details

PLEASE NOTE: This item is reserved, please do not purchase. 

 

A rare and exquisite vintage men's/ unisex suit from the 1985 A/W collection by legendary vintage designer and David Bowie's personal favourite, Kansai Yamamoto. Made in Japan, this incredible suit is from a limited release of only 69 of this design. The jacket is oversized with an edgy, wide shouldered design and made of layers of houndstooth and herringbone wool tweed fabrics with a brown velvet collar. Perfectly blending Western and Japanese fashion is what Kansai was known for and this suit exemplifies this! The pants are in a matching herringbone with an avant garde high waist and balloon shaped legs that tighten at the cuffs.

Size

Estimated Size: Pants fits roughly like a modern men's XS to Small but with an oversized jacket, would also fit a women's Small. Please Check All measurements to ensure fit.

 

Jacket
Chest - up to 48” / 122cm (meant to be oversized)
Length (Shoulder to Hem) - 30” / 76cm
Shoulder to Shoulder - 19” / 48cm
Sleeve Pit to Cuff - 16” / 40cm
Sleeve Shoulder to Cuff - 24” / 61cm

Trousers
Waist - 28” / 71cm
Inside Leg - 32” / 81cm
Rise - 15” / 38cm

Details & Condition

Condition - Excellent Vintage Condition - Near mint showing very little sign of wear.

- Made in Japan
- Both items fully lined
- Limited sales production, number 14 of 69 made.

Materials: Trousers 93% Wool 7% Nylon Jacket 98% Wool 2% Nylon