Man's ensemble

Spring/Summer 2003
Designed by Helmut Lang (Austrian, born in 1956)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Length x width (belt): 98 x 4 cm (38 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.) Center back (coat): 97.9 cm (38 9/16 in.) Length (jeans): 111 cm (43 11/16 in.) Length (shoes): 33 cm (13 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather, metal

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black leather belt with cutout along center, metal loop and leather strap closure; reverse embossed “HC0074 Helmut Lang Made in Italy 90/36”

Black woven leather jacket with three button covered placket at center front, breast pocket and two flap pockets at hip, center back vent. Interior white cotton “v-strap holster” with center front zipper. Sleeves and facing lined in black rayon. Six interior labels: two “HELMUT LANG,” two “Made in Italy,” “50,” and care instructions.

Black jeans with button fly and cotton exposed pockets and cotton panels to the knee, reverse has 2 cotton panels over 2 patch pockets, belt loops along waistband.

Black oxford-style shoes with “perforated center seam” and cotton laces.


Before 2009, in collection of hl-art, LLC; gift of hl-art to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of the artist