Grand Soir Maggy Rouff Haute Couture red silk coat Circa 1955
Majestic Cherry red silk twill evening coat by Maggy Rouff Haute Couture dating from the 1950s. Work of sun pleats mounted in godets from the shoulders and widening in volume on the sleeves and the bottom of the coat which unfolds to 180 ° in a flat semicircle. Beautiful amplitude of the short batwing sleeves opening under the armpits for ease. No button or closure apart from the small shawl collar to tie in front. Lining in matching red silk flaw and white woven claw with black lettering indicating Maguy Rouff, 25 avenue Matignon Paris, registered model. No defects. Excellent condition of color and conservation.
Measurement: French equivalent size 38 France. May be suitable from 38 to 42 France. Height (radius) 120 cm, shoulders 37 cm, sleeves 23 cm, chest 96 cm. Circumference of the bottom of the coat 750 cm.
Red holds a special place in the Haute Couture of the 1950s. Highlighted by the famous Rouge Baiser by René Gruau, illustrator of Fashion, there are many designers who decline this vibrant color for the evening, including Christian Dior and Cristobal Balenciaga, among the most famous models.