42. Fashion in Focus: The Puffer Coat

Welcome to Unravel's new minisode series: Fashion in Focus. Each FIF will detail the brief history of a garment, accessory or textile. In this FIF Dana comes to you from Iowa and discusses the history of the puffer coat. 

Image: Norma Kamali Sleeping Bag Coat advertisement, 1980.

 

Shout out to the  #fashionnerd winner @miriammurphyconservation of our Instagram trivia question from our Saturday post of the 1992 Spring/Summer Fendi runway show featuring Naomi Campbell, Marpessa Hennik, Gail Elliot, Yasmeen Ghauri, Nadege Du Bospertus.

Links: 

Madden, Kathleen. Vogue's View: Romantic's Evening/Down—in Designers' Hands.. Vogue, May 01, 1979. 214, https://search-proquest-com.proxy.lib.iastate.edu/docview/879275443?accountid=10906 (accessed February 2, 2018).

http://www.anothermag.com/fashion-beauty/8951/a-brief-history-of-the-puffer-jacket

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/07/fashion/07KAMALI.html

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/10/drake-hotline-bling-moncler-jacket

 

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