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1960's Kent Originals White Dupioni Evening Dress With Bejeweled Empire Waist

$350

About

Prepare to be bedazzled! This 1960's Kent Originals evening dress in a crisp white dupioni fabric is a classic 1960's empire waist silhouette with a couple of eye catching features. First and foremost is the dazzling embellished empire waist with crystal rhinestones and beading intricately placed to create a graphic design in red, baby blue, hot pink, purple and gold with faux pearls thrown in for good measure. And if that isn't eyeful enough, a quick turn reveals a youthful keyhole back. The dress hooks at the neck with hooks and zipper below the waist. The fabric has backing to create extra stiffness and volume. The combination of the colorful red and gold enhanced beading offset by the bright white fabric makes this design a perfect look for holiday soirees. CONDITION The beading is in excellent condition though the fabric shows yellowing under the arms and around the neck. A professional cleaning improved the appearance though some discoloration is still visible as shown in photographs 6, 7 and 8. In spite of the issues, the dress is still a stunner. SIZING & MEASUREMENTS Marked a U.S. 12 though the dress best fits a size 6 with attention to the following measurements. Bust 35" Empire Waist at Top of Beading 27.5" True Waist at Bottom of Beading 27" Hips 40" Shoulder Length Taken at Back From Arm Opening to Opening 12" Length From Shoulder to Hem 56" Length From Shoulder to Empire Waist 12" Length From Shoulder to True Waist 15"

Details

  • Designer
    Kent Originals
  • Brand
    Kent Originals
  • Dimensions
    Length: 56 in. (142.24 cm)Marked Size: 12 (Best Fits Size 6) (US)Bust: 35 in. (88.9 cm)Waist: 27.5 in. (69.85 cm)Hip: 40 in. (101.6 cm)
  • Style
    Glam (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin
    Hong Kong
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    Kent Originals creates a classic 1960's empire evening dress silhouette in a white dupioni fabric with an intricately beaded waist featuring crystal rhinestones in red, baby blue, purple and hot pink.
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Discolorations at underarms and neckline as shown in photographs 6, 7 & 8. Please see description for details.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU48733401873

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $70 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 7-9 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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