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Vintage Valentino Boutique Gold Sequin & Beads Horse Jacket


Valentino’s designs have an underlying dramatic wonder and opulence to them that, according to the designer himself, have always had the purpose of making women feel beautiful. The silhouette, fabric, and detail come together in a spectacular showcase of a fresh aesthetic or a nostalgic print, all while maintaining that iconic, Italian luxury vibe.

Circa 1980s, this incredible satin Valentino jacket features a horse motif made from black and gold beads and sequins on a gold sequin ground. The menswear inspired jacket begins with long sleeves that reach the wrists in beaded cuffs and a beautifully tailored wide, high-notch black satin lapel, creating a plunging v neckline. The rounded hem and center front of the jacket are bordered with a scalloped band of black beads, matching the border at the cuffs while continuing the line of the of the collar.

Size estimate: Large


Shoulders: 18 inches

Sleeves: 24 inches

Bust: up to 44 inches

Length: 20 inches

Black chariot horses with gold detailing adorn the sleeves, the back of the jacket, and flank either side of the front of the jacket, where they are accompanied by birds in flight. Rows of a complementary black leaf and floral pattern dotted with round black beads at the shoulders, sleeves, and hem of the jacket draw the design together visually while giving the eye something new to appreciate at each angle.

The jacket hangs open at the front with no closures, giving this glamorous evening number a more laidback feeling while remaining elegant throughout. A bold addition to the discerning fashion lover’s wardrobe, this jacket can easily be paired with satin cigarette pants or a little black dress and is the perfect choice for a cocktail party, evening soiree, or special occasion.

This 1980s Valentino jacket is fully lined in black satin and hangs open with no closures. In excellent condition, it has been professionally eco dry cleaned and pressed. 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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