JEAN LOUIS Vintage I Magnin 1960s Rare Ivory Crepe Pink and Green Fringe Dress

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Incredible and rare 60s JEAN LOUIS for I. MAGNIN cream shift dress, with amazing green and pink fringed hem! Couture quality, with incredible attention to detail! Jean Louis was the lead Hollywood costume designer in the 1950s and 1960s, In 1962 Louis created the infamous "Happy Birthday, Mr. President," dress worn by Marilyn Monroe. In 1961 he created his own clothing line for the public. This shift dress is from his first line in 1961!
Wonderful ivory crepe, with gathers at the neckline. Panels of asymmetrical pink and green silk fringe at the hem. Flattering shift shape has an ode to the 1920s flapper style! Fully lined, with a full metal zipper up the back and hook-and-eye closure. Great with sandals, flats, wedges or heels. In great condition. Made in USA. Approximately Size Small - Medium (shift style can fit an array of shapes and sizes--Note the different pictured mannequins)

Measurements:
36-38 inch bust
Up to 34 inch waist
38-40 inch hips
38 inches from top shoulder to hem
Details
Designer
JEAN LOUIS
Place of Origin
United States
Period
1960-1969
Material Notes
Crepe, Crepe de Chine, Crepe backed, Silk, Cut work, Fringe, Gather, Stitch, Seam, Shirring, Topstitching, Zip
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Marked Size
Small - Medium (US)
Waist
34 in. (86 cm)
Shoulder to Hem
38 in. (97 cm)
Dealer Location
San Francisco, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU6621823013
Address
Brent Amerman
1488 Harrison St, #302
San Francisco CA 94103
US
(323) 688-3697
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