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Chloé Stella McCartney Metallic Ombré Plastic Vegan Feather Coat Runway F/W 2000


Upon taking the helm at Chloé, Stella McCartney brought a newfound spunk and pizzazz to the usually delicate and feminine brand. Upholding a detail-oriented and artisanal aesthetic, McCartney’s vision injected a bold futuristic flair that was showcased during the Fall 2000 season. Inspired by 80s glam-rock and all things over-the-top, this coat is a show stopping piece.

Thousands of plastic “feathers” in metallic tones of gunmetal, bronze, copper, and ivory are stitched to an espresso linen base. The “feathers” are layered to form a mesmerizing ombré moving from the neck to the hem. This coat envelopes the body with an angular silhouette with a relaxed fit giving the impression of a luxurious fur.

Catching the light and creating a spectacular glittering effect with each movement, this coat is a stunning piece to add a dose of glitz to a sleek ensemble, evening gown or jeans. It can be seen in the featured images on that season’s runway.

Size: 38 FR

Size estimate: S/M

Shoulders: 17 inches

Sleeves: 25 inches

Bust: 40 inches

Waist: 38 inches

Length: 26 inches

This coat closes at centre front with a series of hook-and-eyes. This closure allows for plenty of styling options, for example, the coat can be worn partially closed to simulate a cape. Self-lined and in excellent condition, high-quality vintage pieces like this are yours to live in and love while increasing in value every year. It’s never too soon to start collecting them, as an investment in your wardrobe—and in yourself.

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