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Woman's Outfit, Spring/Summer 1996 (Ref:X.C15.1998.0.0)

This Spring/Summer outfit is from the 1996 collection featured in Directory 17. The stripy, ribbed cotton sweater has been a favourite spring garment since Chanel made them popular during the 1920s. Based on Breton sailors' jumpers, the stripy top has become a fashion classic. This season saw the top made longer and tighter and was featured with narrow-legged trousers as well as this flared, flora…