The fact that couture is an art form becomes very apparent in this coat made by couturier Alex Maguy in 1948. Maguy has used a wool fabric in black with gray and white stripes. He has manipulated those stripes and seamed them into rectangles and chevrons. I am in complete and utter awe.
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