Not just one of the most influential architects of the 20th century, but a mighty snappy dresser. Soft collar, soft tweed three piece peak lapel suit, mother of pearl button cufflinks. I’m sure his trademark low porkpie crowned western hat was just off camera. Comfortable and sharp as a tack.
I wish I knew more about this jacket. All I know is that it was made by a furrier in California. The cut is a bit unusual, with a square bottom and high button stance- and overall the detailing is unusual enough to make it difficult to date. The tag in it is of an old style, but that wouldn’t be uncommon for a furrier or custom tailor. And then there’s the fabric- it really stands out in a crowd. Reindeer and birds. Thick tapestry-type material. Again, very unusual and exotic. But I can’t put my finger on where it’s from. Nordic? South American? Like the Nudie Suit jacket, this isn’t one that comes out all that often, but when it does, it makes a statement.