Malcolm Hall 1980's Purple Woven Silk Suit

Malcolm Hall 1980's Purple Woven Silk Suit
Malcolm Hall 1980's Purple Woven Silk Suit Malcolm Hall 1980's Purple Woven Silk Suit Malcolm Hall 1980's Purple Woven Silk Suit Malcolm Hall 1980's Purple Woven Silk Suit
Product Code: Malcolm Hall Purple Suit
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Price: £275.00
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Another stunning suit tailored by Malcolm Hall in the 1980's.

Malcolm was an assistant designer and pattern maker for Ossie Clark and Alice Pollock 1968 to 1970 before launching his own label and becoming a mainstay of the glam roack and pop scene through the early 1970's. His designs were worn by Paul McCartney, Abba, The Rolling Stones and he even has a suit designed for Jimmy Page in the V&A museum. Take a look at our post about him Glam Style

We've been lucky enough to get hold of all his sample suits from the 1970's to 1990's.  These would have been made for clients to choose the designs which Malcolm would then tailor to thier specifications. All fully finished and largely unworn. What an amazing find.

As they're sample suits all the womenswear is made to a standard size 8 (or occasionally 10) and the mens to a 38/40 chest

Here we have a purple suit with oversized lapels and strips of handwoven silk. The skirt has a short gathered tail. The whole is sexy and striking and unique.

Sample Size 8. £275 inc UK postage

 

Design and Build (using Opencart) by Alastair Rose Photography