To me, this coat is timeless. It is just as fashionable today as it was in 1939. Look how perfectly the plaid is matched on the diagonal at the front opening. Black and white check wool worn over a red dress. The belt, bag and hat are all in the same red. Lucien Lelong, Fall 1939.
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