Ann Demeulemeester black cutaway coat with embroidered panel and woven buttons — fall 2009

Size: 36

Shoulder to shoulder: 38 cm / 15 inch

Armpit to armpit: 43 cm / 16.9 inch

Sleeves: 63 cm / 24.8 inch

Length: 92 cm / 36.2 inch



100% virgin wool

+ 60% wool 40% silk



Black coat with navy undertones

In late Victorian, early Edwardian cutaway style

Embroidered chest panel with a Slavic motif

Asymmetric front closure by 6 woven buttons

Contrasting striped collar with button closure

Curved sleeves with woven buttons

Constrasting striped fabric coming from inside the cuffs

Puffy shoulder inserts with ruching

Back slit with two buttons closure

Front hooked closure underneath the overlapping embroidered panel

Fully lined

From the fall 2009 runway collection


Condition: 3,5/5

The fabric itself is in very good condition, but the button on the collar has been replaced. Some missing stitches on the embroidery. Faded on the sides of the collar.



About Ann Demeulemeester

Ann Demeulemeester is a Belgian designer, graduating from the Royal Academy of fine arts in Antwerp.


In 1986, Ann Demeulemeester went to London during fashion week to showcase her collection together with fellow graduates Walter van Beirendonck, Dries Van Noten, Dirk Van Saene, Dirk Bikkembergs and Marina Yee.

From this point on, they would be known as the iconic ‘Antwerp Six’.


Ann Demeulemeester is known for her love of black. Her style draws influence from goth, punk, bohemian and Japanese subcultures.


Her collections are often described as dark, funerary, yet poetic and very emotional. In 2000 for example, she designed a collection from a sheer materials, embroidered with quote’s from Patti Smith’s ‘Woolgathering’.


Typical Ann Demeulemeester silhouettes are very elongated, decorated with feathers, chains. She is also known for her iconic heavy boots, her triple lace boots and the lace-up gladiator sandals being street style photographers’ favorites.


She left her brand in 2013, meaning that only vintage Ann Demeulemeester clothing is still designed be her.

Additional information

Weight 0.9 kg
Womens size