Ruffo Research by Raf Simons & Veronique Branquinho, Autumn Winter 1999 Leather Trench Coat


Ruffo leather makers is one of the finest leather workers in Europe, supplying goods for many well known brands such as Prada, Helmut Lang and many more. In 1999 they decided to put out their own collections under the name ‘Ruffo Research’’, drafting in each year a different young designer to have full creative control on the collection. This provided a springboard for future heavyweights such as Raf Simons. Veronique Branquinho, A.F. Vandevorst, and Haider Ackermann.

This trench coat for the A/W 1999 collection by Raf Simons and Veronique Branquinho, partners at the time, is constructed in a thick, high-quality tumbled leather with a soft velvet lining. Featuring classic trench coat details such a double breast closure, belted waist and right chest flap.

Size unmarked, can fit a multitude of sizes depending on intended fit.

Chest: 60cm
Length: 137cm
Shoulder: 51cm
Sleeve: 71cm

Condition 9/10.




London, UK