1960's Oscar de la Renta Plaid-Silk Belted Mod Babydoll Dress

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Oscar de la Renta is one of the world's leading fashion designers. Trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio Castillo, he became internationally known in the 1960's as one of the couturiers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy. This breathtaking early creation from Oscar De La Renta is not only rare but shockingly current. The fabric is a "light as a feather" red,white & blue plaid-silk while the wide collar is a beautiful semi-sheer organza. The bodice has the cutest babydoll lolita vibe with its bow-tie collar. The belted nipped-waist gives the dress an hourglass shape which is figure flattering. A beautiful piece of wearable fashion history!

Measurements
Bust:34-35 inches
Waist:up to 26 inches
Hips:Swing Sweep
Total Length:38 inches


This vintage designer dress is in excellent condition with no rips,stains or holes. This item is over 50 years old and is truly stunning!

Details

  • Designer
    Oscar de la Renta
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    AU130107309396

About Oscar de la Renta

    Oscar de la Renta was not just a designer for the ages but a designer for women of all ages — from Hollywood starlets to silver-haired doyennes, from fashion icons (Sarah Jessica Parker) to iconic brides (Amal Alamuddin Clooney), from leading ladies of hip-hop (Nicki Minaj) to First Ladies of the United States (Jacqueline Kennedy all the way through to Michelle Obama). The secret to his broad and enduring appeal? “I have always thought that my role as a designer is to do the very best I can for a woman,” de la Renta told 1stdibs in a 2010 profile.

    And for de la Renta, doing the very best meant making a woman feel beautiful, glamorous and full of confidence, whether she was walking down the red carpet or a crowded city street. "You carry the clothes, the clothes don't carry you," he went on to say in our story.

    A perennial favorite on 1stdibs, Oscar de la Renta designs evolved over the years, as the large selection of items below attests, but whether bolero or ball gown, vintage or current, the pieces exude elegant sophistication and enduring originality — much like the man himself.

About the Seller

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Located in Beverly Hills, CA

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