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In the mid 80's, The Limited's sister brand Express went through a European-influenced overhaul, focusing widely on French fashion in order to combat the neon punk scene found just about everywhere else. This is a little piece of that space in Ohio fashion history (as both The Limited and Express are Ohio brands)! The quality of this coat is quite nice, nearly reminding me of a 1960s McGregor coat I found previously, minus the fleece lining. The color and style are perfectly classic, and it's also quite heavy and warm!

+ 80's tapered fit, wide at the shoulders with a slimmer waist
+ Thick wool blend fabric in red, gray, and black buffalo plaid
+ Long notched collar with deep plunging neckline
+ Very 80's style single button closure
+ Shoulders are slightly padded
+ Two front patch pockets
+ Sleeves can be worn cuffed or un-cuffed
+ Fully lined in acetate
+ Professionally dry-cleaned and ready to wear

Approximately a Men's size Medium to Large, please see measurements for best fit.

1980s Red and Black Plaid Wool Men's Coat by Express

  • Label: Express "French Country"
    Tag Size: Men's size Small, see measurements below for best fit
    Material: 65% Wool, 25% Recycled Material, 10% Unknown (according to tag)
    Circa: 1980s

Questions? Feel free to ask!

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