1970's Estevez White Grecian Goddess Duel-Trains Long Gown

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Breathtaking early 1970's Luis Estévez crisp-white ruched goddess gown in a rich silk-jersey. Starting out at Patou in Paris in the 1950s, Estévez went on to design under his own name to great acclaim in 1955. He was considered one of the brilliant young designers in the class of Galanos, Scaasi and Sarmi. This beautiful gown has all the characteristics that make his designs so desirable. The bodice is an alluring peek-a-boo cut-out in a ruched shelf-bust design. This figure flattering garment accentuates the bust and skims the hips as it flows to the floor. The backside is unbelievable; wide duel-trains fit for a princess. As Estévez said: "When I review my career, the first thing that comes to mind are my many fashion firsts and my talent's built-in drive and dedication to doing things as they had never been done beforeâ??all without fear of failure." Indeed, Estévez did go where designers had never gone beforeâ??heralding the future of fashion shows with bold, dramatic extravaganzas, the likes of which are rarely seen today.

Measurements
Bust:32-33 inches
Waist:26 inches
Hips:38 inches
Total Length:59 inches

This garment is in excellent condition with no rips,stains or holes. Perfectly working side-zipper. This item is over 30 years old and is truly stunning.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dealer Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    AU120609309109
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