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Alexander McQueen White Cotton Sketch Print Babydoll Dress - US 4
By Alexander McQueen
Located in London, GB
Alexander McQueen White Cotton Sketch Print Babydoll Dress - SS20 collection - Polished white cotton babydoll style dress with all-over black 'Dancing Girls' sketch print designed b...
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21st Century and Contemporary Day Dresses

PRADA Sport Light Pink Ink Sketch Face Print Spaghetti Strap Pleated Sundress
By Miuccia Prada, Prada
Located in Thiensville, WI
Prada Sport light pink spaghetti strap sundress. Black all over abstract sketched portrait motif on light pink. Adjustable elasticized spaghetti straps. Beige twill tape detail along...
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Early 2000s Casual Dresses

Valentino 1996 Haute Couture Wedding Gown with Valentino Sketches
By Valentino
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Valentino Haute Couture wedding gown. Angie Everhart had been a Valentino model in the early 1990s and she commissioned him to create this $70,000.00 spectacular gown for her marr...
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1990s Wedding Dresses

Blue Butterfly Sketch New Look Ballerina Sundress with Bib Points - XS, 1950s
Located in Tucson, AZ
With a silhouette sweet enough for a music-box ballerina and a loose, Matisse-like butterfly sketch print, this singular party dress will be the center of attention at any gathering....
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1950s Ballerina Day Dresses

French Fashion Sketch - Ballerina Dress
Located in Houston, TX
Delightful gouache fashion sketch of a ballerina style dress in a deep forest green. Fabric swatch attached upper right. Signed lower left. Original artwork on paper displayed on a ...
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1980s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Paper

French Fashion Sketch - Red Wrap Dress
Located in Houston, TX
Bold French gouache fashion sketch of a flowing wrap dress in deep red with floral detailing. Signed lower right. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold bor...
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1980s Figurative Paintings

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Gouache, Paper

  • French Fashion Sketch - Red Wrap Dress
  • French Fashion Sketch - Red Wrap Dress
  • French Fashion Sketch - Red Wrap Dress
  • French Fashion Sketch - Red Wrap Dress
H 24 in. W 18 in. D 0.1 in.
Vintage Fashion Sketch - Pocket Dress & Coat
Located in Houston, TX
Graceful gouache fashion sketch of a dress suit and simple winter coat, circa 1950. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold border. Archival plastic sleeve ...
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1950s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper

French Fashion Sketch - Fur Trimmed Evening Dress
Located in Houston, TX
Unique pencil and gouache fashion sketch of a slim and flowing blue evening dress trimmed in white fur, circa 1930. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold bo...
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1930s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper, Pencil

Vintage Gouache Fashion Sketch - Long Sleeved Dress
Located in Houston, TX
Elegant mid-century gouache fashion sketch of a long sleeved cream colored dress, accented with ivy green by Argentinian designer Lydia, circa 1940. Signed lower right. Original ar...
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1940s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper

Vintage French Fashion Sketch - Two Tone Dress Jacket
By Serge Matta
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage French watercolor and ink fashion sketch of a simple dress jacket in grey and white by haute couture designer Serge Matta, circa 1960. Couture stamp lower right. Original ar...
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1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Ink, Paper

Karl Lagerfeld Original Sketch Croquis For Chloe Mini Dress 1970
By Chloe, Karl Lagerfeld
Located in Berlin, DE
An original drawing by Karl Lagerfeld for french fashion house of Chloe, printemps / ete 1970. Sketch in pens and pencils in colours of an beautifully detailed short dress and name ...
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1970s Other

Vintage Gouache Fashion Sketch - Pink House Dress
Located in Houston, TX
Elegant mid-century gouache fashion sketch of a slim fitting house dress in bright pink by Argentinian designer Lydia, circa 1940. Signed lower right. Original artwork on paper d...
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1950s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

French Haute Couture Fashion Sketch - Tweed Dress Suit
By Jean Patou
Located in Houston, TX
French haute couture ink sketch of a slim fitting dress suit by designer Jean Patou, 1979. Dated lower left, fabric swatch attached upper left. Original artwork on paper displaye...
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1970s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Fabric, Ink, Paper

Two Sketches of Dress - Original pencil drawing - c. 1980
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
Yves SAINT LAURENT Two Sketches of Dress (c. 1980) Original pencil drawing on paper Bears stamp of Collection Hector Pascual on the back 55 x 45 cm (c. 22 x 18in) Excellent conditi...
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1980s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Vintage Gouache Fashion Sketch - Blue and White Dress
Located in Houston, TX
Outstanding mid-century gouache fashion sketch of a elegant blue dress with white boatneck detailing by Argentinian designer Lydia, circa 1940. Original artwork on paper displayed ...
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1940s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper

Vintage Balmain French Fashion Sketch - Lime Green Summer Dress
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage gouache and pencil French fashion sketch of a casual summer dress in a bold lime green hue by the famed Balmain Fashion House of Paris, circa 1960. Original artwork on pap...
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1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Pencil

Lady in Cocktail Dress 1950's Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lady in Elegant 1950's Black Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lady in Green Cocktail Dress 1950's Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lady in Elegant 1950's Formal Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Karl Lagerfeld Original Sketch Croquis For Chloe Mini Dress 1970
By Karl Lagerfeld, Chloe
Located in Berlin, DE
An original drawing by Karl Lagerfeld for french fashion house of Chloe, printemps / ete 1970. Sketch in pens and pencils in colours of an beautifully detailed short dress and name ...
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1970s Other

Lady in Elegant 1950's Blue Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

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Gouache

Lady in Purple Cocktail Dress 1950's Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lady in Elegant 1950's Floral Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lady in Elegant 1950's Green Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lady in 1950's Striking Purple Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lady in Elegant 1950's Bright Blue Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Vintage Fashion Sketch - Pleated Dress
Located in Houston, TX
Elegant black and white gouache sketch of a pleated, button down dress by Lydia, circa 1950. Signed lower right. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat with a gold bor...
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1940s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper

Balmain Fashion Sketch - Evening Dress
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage French fashion sketch of a fashion forward evening gown in black by the Pierre Balmain Fashion House of Paris, circa 1960. Original one-of-a-kind artwork on paper displaye...
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1950s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Gouache

Vintage Balmain Mini Dresses Fashion Sketch
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Houston, TX
Excellent one-of-a-kind gouache and ink fashion sketch of several variations of a casual mini dress by the French haute couture Balmain Fashion house of Paris, circa 1960. Origina...
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1950s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper

Vintage Fashion Sketch - Pink Summer Dress
Located in Houston, TX
Original gouache fashion sketch of a flirty summer dress in a pink striped pattern by Argentinian designer Hendlin, circa 1950. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat w...
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1950s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache

Vintage Christian Dior Fashion Sketch - Blue Dress
By Christian Dior
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage French haute couture fashion sketch in gouache and ink of a long sleeve dress in a sapphire blue by Christian Dior, 1977. Christian Dior Fashion House stamp. Fabric swatches ...
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1970s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Ink, Paper

Vintage Gouache Fashion Sketch - Pink Day Dress
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely mid-century gouache fashion sketch of a classic day dress in a soft pink and paired with white accessories by Argentinian designer Lydia, circa 1950. Original artwork on pap...
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1950s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper

French Haute Couture Fashion Sketch - Asymmetrical Dress
By Jean Patou
Located in Houston, TX
Stunning French fashion sketch of a elegant asymmetrical dress in black and white by fashion designer Jean Patou, 1979. Fabric swatches attached in upper margin. Dated lower left. ...
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1970s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Paper

Vintage Balmain Fashion Sketch - Orange Print Dress
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage one-of-a-kind French fashion sketch of a fun flirty dress with a orange print done in ink by Balmain Fashion House of Paris, circa 1970. Original artwork on paper displaye...
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1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Paper

Vintage Balmain Fashion Sketch - Navy Dress Suit
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage gouache and pencil French fashion sketch of a elegant cress suit in navy blue by the famed Balmain Fashion House of Paris, circa 1960. Original artwork on paper displaye...
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1950s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Paper, Pencil

Vintage Christian Dior Fashion Sketch - Black Evening Dress
By Christian Dior
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage French haute couture fashion sketch in gouache and ink of a elegant black evening dress with a geometric print by Christian Dior fashion house, 1977. Christian Dior Fashion H...
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1970s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Gouache, Ink, Paper

Vintage Balmain Fashion Sketch - Red Dress and Coat
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage haute couture fashion sketch of a bright red skirt with matching blouse and jacket by Balmain Fashion House of Paris, circa 1950. Original one-of-a-kind artwork on paper dis...
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1950s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper

Vintage Balmain Gouache Fashion Sketch - Red Dress Suit
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage one-of-a-kind haute couture gouache fashion sketch of a vivid red dress suit by the Parisian Balmain Fashion House, circa 1960. Original artwork on paper displayed on a wh...
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1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Gouache, Paper

Vintage Chrisian Dior Fashion Sketch - Gingham Dress Suit
By Christian Dior
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage French haute couture fashion sketch in gouache and ink of a gingham print dress suit and matching blouse by Christian Dior, 1977. Small original fabric samples are attached. ...
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1970s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Fabric, Gouache, Ink, Paper

Lady in Elegant 1950's Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lady in 1950's Green Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Vintage Balmain French Fashion Sketch - Couture Tennis Dress, c. 1960
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Houston, TX
Original haute couture sketch of a tennis dress by Parisian designer Pierre Balmain, circa 1960, featuring a striking visual contrast between bold pink and light yellow. Labeled "lou...
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1960s Contemporary Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Gouache

Christian Dior Vintage Christian Dior Fashion Sketch - Brown Dress
By Christian Dior
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage French haute couture fashion sketch in gouache and ink of a long sleeve dress in deep brown by Christian Dior, 1977. Christian Dior Fashion House stamp. Annotations lower mar...
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1970s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Paper, Gouache

Vintage French Pen & Ink Fashion Sketch - Slim Fit Dress
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage one-of-a-kind pen and ink fashion sketch of a form fitting dress with collar by a French fashion designer, circa 1960. Designer's studio stamp lower right. Original artwork ...
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1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Paper, Pen

Karl Lagerfeld Original Sketch Croquis Flower Dress For Chloe 1970
By Karl Lagerfeld, Chloe
Located in Berlin, DE
An original drawing by Karl Lagerfeld for french fashion house of Chloe, printemps / ete 1970. Sketch in pens and pencils in colours of an beautifully detailed long fitting gown and...
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1970s Other

Lady in Elegant 1950's Red Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Lady in Elegant 1950's Green Check Dress Parisian Fashion Illustration Sketch
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Very stylish, unique and original 1950's fashion design, no doubt of Parisian origin. The painting, executed in gouache and pencil, is stamped verso by its designer Claude Monnat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Impressionist Portrait Paintings

Materials

Gouache

Halston 1970's Ultrasuede Dress Fashion Sketch by Joe Eula with Fabric Sample
By Joe Eula
Located in New Hope, PA
This is a rare and original Joe Eula fashion sketch of a Halston yellow Ultrasuede dress design, complete with an attached fabric swatch of Ultrasuede. This drawing is from an estate...
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1970s Decorative Objects

Vintage French Fashion Sketch - White Day Dress Modeled by 60's Chic Woman
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage ink French fashion sketch of a casual day dress embellished with rope trim, circa 1965. Designer stamp lower left. Original artwork on paper displayed on a white mat wit...
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1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Paper

Dress Sketch For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the dress sketch you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. Find Contemporary versions now, or shop for Contemporary creations for a more modern example of these cherished works. Finding the perfect dress sketch may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 20th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 21st Century. Adding a dress sketch to a room that is mostly decorated in warm neutral tones can yield a welcome change — find a piece on 1stDibs that incorporates elements of gray, beige, white, green and more. Creating a dress sketch has been a part of the legacy of many artists, but those crafted by Pierre Balmain, Christian Dior, Jean Patou, Serge Matta and Yves Saint Laurent are consistently popular. These artworks were handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in paint, watercolor and gouache.

How Much is a Dress Sketch?

The price for an artwork of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — a dress sketch in our inventory may begin at $150 and can go as high as $28,995, while the average can fetch as much as $250.