Car coat - revealing secrets

  • Car coat - revealing secrets

Car coat - reveal the secrets of the most mysterious women's garment! The original name of a "car coat" - the trois-quart has an aura of France, its grace and romance... But if ones delve into the translation, everything appears to be much more trivial: the trois-quart in Balzac's and Rabelais’ language means "three quarters", and this word is used to name a trapezoid coat with a shortened sleeve.

It grew into fashion in the 1930s, Koko Chanel was said to love this model, but no one managed to find confirmation of these rumors. Tweed jacket brought her fame in the greater half of Paris. Christian Dior is much more likely to have invented the model of this famous coat, because at that time there was a peak of popularity of the iconic French designer.

This model best corresponds to the "lady-like" style.

This model was incredibly loved by Jackie Kennedy and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine that is the icon of style for many people now, in the XXI century, who loves to wear the matching coat, dress and court shoes.

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