Taupe Wool Jacket With Lace Trim

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color: TAUPE



Taupe Wool Jacket With Lace Trim

This dramatic taupe wool jacket features a 9-inch border of elegant taupe appliqué lace running along the neck, front and bottom.

Made with 26” long sleeves, it measures 50” long from the shoulder to the bottom of the hem and 36” long from the neckline to the bottom of the hem.

Meant to be worn open, its unique construction and generous size lend comfort to both formal and less fancy evening attire.

Inspired by intricate Spanish lace designs seen in the exquisite period costumes created for the Met’s much-loved production of Carmen.

  • Taupe
  • 100% wool
  • Taupe lace appliqué trim: 9” W
  • Sleeves: 26” L
  • Shoulder to bottom of hem: 50” L
  • Neckline to bottom of hem: 36” L
  • Bust: 20 ½”
  • Open front
  • Delicate wash. Do not tumble dry. Dry-clean.
  • One size fits most




Georges Bizet’s Carmen, which takes place in and around Seville, Spain tells of the downfall of a soldier, Don José, seduced by the wiles of the fiery gypsy, Carmen. José abandons his sweetheart and his military duties for Carmen, yet loses her love to the glamorous matador Escamillo, after which José kills her in a jealous rage.

Among the best-known of all operatic arias are Carmen’s “Habanera” from Act 1, sung by the title character and the toreador’s song, “Votre toast” in Act 2, performed by the matador Escamillo.  

On January 9, 1884, Carmen was given its first Metropolitan Opera performance. Thereafter it was quickly incorporated into the Met's regular repertory. By the beginning of its 2018/2019 season the Met had performed Carmen well-over a thousand times.

Though the March 3rd,1875 world premiere at the Opéra Comique in Paris was a scandal, Carmen, soon became a triumphal success and has remained one of the most frequently staged operas in the world. Three months after its 33rd performance, Bizet died suddenly at the age of 37 never knowing how immensely popular Carmen would become.





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