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Dior Homme by Hedi Slimane 03AW prototype napoleon military coat

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Dior Homme by Hedi Slimane 03AW prototype napoleon military coat

* collector* 
DIOR HOMME by Hedi Slimane "Luster" prototype napoleon coat!

Collection: Autumn-Winter 2003 "Luster"
Item code: 3HMT29 3HH10394 15404 N001
Shell Material: N/A (feels like Moleskin cotton)
Lining Material: N/A (feels like Cotton/Cupro blend)
Main Colour: "N001" Black
Jacket Labeled Size: EU 42P (fits true) 
Recommended Equivalent Size: EU 44 / US 34 (XS) 
Shoulders: 41.5 cm (16.3 in) 
Armpit to Armpit: 48 cm (18.9 in) 
Chest (2" below pit): 48 cm (18.9 in) 
Narrowest Point: 44.5 cm (17.5 in) 
Sleeve Length: 65 cm (25.6 in) 
Overall Length: 108 cm (42.5 in) + 5 cm (2 in) collar

- for sale is a rare collector’s napoleon M65 coat from Hedi Slimane’s 03AW collection "Luster"
- runway prototype, 1 of 1 in the world
- M65 field jacket design basis, essentially the coat version of the famous 'napoleon' jacket 
- colour is black
- fabric feels like a medium weight soft cotton moleskin; is basically like a velvet, but less plush pile and more of a dull colour
- 6 panel body construction (2 front, 2 side, 2 back) 
- body and sleeves are fully lined in what feels like a cupro/cotton blend 
- all pockets lined in black cotton
- very slightly curved cut sleeves, with a spiral zipper at the cuff that runs up ~20 cm from wrist
- all zipper hardware is LAMPO branded black, plastic zipper teeth, metal pull and pull tab, with waxed cotton cord and engraved metal cap
- all snaps are COBRA I ORIGINAL branded black metal snaps with hidden receiver
- at the base of the long body in front is a zipper right next to the placket runs up 18 cm
- at the rear is a single center vent flap that runs up ~40 cm high, but appears as a multi-pleated vent, incorporating in to the split back seam that runs to the neck
- front fastens with a large gauge LAMPO zipper with 7 hidden button snap reinforcements
- neck fastens with a large metal hook & clasp closure, with a mini removable epaulette that snaps on
- shoulder has 2 epaulettes each; 1 that is long and loops back and snaps to the collarbone area, 1 that runs vertical and snaps on to the top pocket flap
- 6 outer pockets; 2 lower large hip flap pouch pockets, 2 upper medium flap pouch pockets, 2 center small zipper pockets
- the 2 upper and lower pockets are gusseted on the sides for expansion, and have cord at the lower corners to keep it in place
- the 2 lower large flap pouch pockets have 4 more integrated 'pockets'; 2 hand-warmer side access pockets + 2 exterior diagonal seam pockets (not really safe to put stuff in) - 2 large inner pockets (vertical slit for horizontal access)
- triple stitch lines are throughout on the front placket, zipper cuff placket, and all over most of the outer pockets
- signature 'PARIS' hanger loop at neck
- black tag Size 42P, roughly equivalent to EU 44 see measurements
- chest is measured with the back split seam closed and touching, is outer measurement does not account for fabric thickness etc.
* Size advice: recommend EU 44, max EU 46 at own risk for snug fit
* 2 side belt loops, please note the BELT IS MISSING NOT INCLUDED; it is the standard '3 charm' grommet belt * 
(pictures slightly overexposed to show details; coat is black)
*STAIN: there is a small orange looking stain at the bottom of the lowest right pocket (photographed and circled; if you look closely you can see it in the first main photo)

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