1968 Pierre Cardin Documented White & Blue Linen Applique Space-Age Mod Dress

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Magnificent Pierre Cardin mod dress in a vibrant blue and white color combination from his iconic 1968 documented collection. In 1951 Cardin opened his own couture house and by 1957, he started a ready-to-wear line; a bold move for a French couturier at the time. The look most associated with Cardin is the “Space Age” collections of the 1960's and early 1970's which made some of the most futuristic clothing of the era. This stunning modernist dress is a perfect example of his genuine. The construction of this garment is amazing- signature relief applique work in matching blue hues. I adore the dramatic op-art abstract design! The figure flattering a-line silhouette glades down a woman's shape without adding any bulk or volume to the actual hips. A beautiful piece of wearable designer history. "The clothing I prefer are those I invent for a life that doesn’t yet exist– the world of tomorrow." Pierre Cardin

Measurements
Bust:33-34 inches
Hips:36 inches
Total Length:33 inches

This Pierre Cardin documented dress is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or discoloration. Lovely textured cotton-linen fabric. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.

Details

  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Condition
    Excellent
    Dimensions
    33 in. L
    84 cm L
  • Bust
    34 in. (86 cm)
  • Hip
    36 in. (91 cm)
  • Length
    33 in. (84 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU3092805033
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