This is truly a rare and fabulous collectible. Bought at fred segal in the 1980's, this vintage french charles chevignon brown leather aviator zip front vest is in a gorgeous distressed leather and has brown knit cuffs, a brown knit 2 1/2 wide finish at the bottom and and brown knit on the collar.
There is a heavy duty concealed front zipper that closes with 4 snaps. There are two side angled pockets on the front that each close with a snap and one more pocket on one side of the chestthat has a size zipper opening in addition to pocket slits meant for artillery. There are sewn in shoulder epaulets and each side of the jacket has a self piped 2 1/2 wide panel that goes from the armhole seam to the hem. There is also one interior side welt pocket with a snap closure inside the jacket on the left facing. Fully lined in a khaki color cotton.