1967 Courreges Couture Navy-Blue & White Wool Block-Color Mod Space-Age Dress

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Andre Courreges launched his Space-Age collection in 1964. The shapes of his clothes were geometric: squares, trapezoids, triangles. The main features of his ultra-modern, uncluttered look spread quickly throughout the fashion world, especially the miniskirt, which he introduced to France. This stunning navy-blue and ivory-white wool knit dress from his 1967 collection is a proper example of his vision. Stitched relief pattern throughout, parts of which are padded within, to create an amazing depth. The bodice is an elegant V-neck scoop with tailored short-sleeves and back-belted waist. My favorite part is the over-sized side hip pockets which is a signature Courreges touch. "The woman who interests me doesn't belong to any particular physical type. She lives a certain life, however. She is active, moves fast, works, is usually young and modern enough to wear modern, intelligent clothes." Andre Courreges

Measurements
Bust:36-37 inches
Waist:32 inches
Hips:39 inches
Sleeve Length:13 inches
Total Length:38 inches

This iconic first-edition Courreges Couture 38246 numbered dress is in excellent condition with no rips, discoloration or holes. Only sign of age is a few very tiny spots on the white trim. Garment is fully-lined. This item is over 40 years old and is truly stunning.

Details

  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dealer Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU309872422
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