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Vintage 1979 Bill Blass Red Crepe Beaded Metallic Trompe L'oeil Draped Dress

US$900Asking Price

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Gorgeous Bill Blass red silk-crepe beaded trompe l'oeil sash dress dating back to his 1979 collection. Building upon the innovations of European designers such as Coco Chanel, Blass made clothes that allowed women a modern sense of ease. He made glamorous garments that possessed a new American casual chic sensibility, which he achieved by merging simple styles with luxurious materials. This breathtaking cocktail has everything a woman wants. The scoopneck blousy bodice, with back covered buttons, has an alluring asymmetric Grecian drape design. I love the sparkling beaded, embroidered metallic-trim trompe l'oeil sash which adds so much depth and texture. The nipped-waist hourglass skirt finishes this garment off with a perfect femme fatale silhouette. Here is a cocktail dress with attitude and elegance. Measurements Bust:35-36 inches Waist:28 inches Hips:38 inches Total Length:40 inches This 1979 Bill Blass documented designer dress is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working back-zipper and original covered buttons. This garment is over 30 years old and is truly stunning.

Details

  • Designer
  • Brand
  • Dimensions
    Length: 40 in. (101.6 cm)Bust: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Waist: 28 in. (71.12 cm)Hip: 38 in. (96.52 cm)
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    Silk, Crepe, Beadwork, Embroidery
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3094146961

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    Ships From: Beverly Hills, CA
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    This item cannot be returned.

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