Rare Workers for Freedom Draped Avant Garde Minimalist Tunic, Spring 1995

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An incredible vintage women's vintage tunic mini dress by rare, highly sought after label, Workers for Freedom. In a minimalist/ lagenlook style from the Spring Summer 1995 collection. In a black cotton with a faded effect on top and a slinky rayon hem.

Estimated Size: One Size Fits Most, has a very oversized fit, as pictured
Bust - up to 52" / 132cm
Length (shoulder to hem) - 34" / 86cm

- Made in England
- Two concealed side pockets in the seam

Workers for Freedom

Established in 1985 by Graham Fraser and Richard Notts, (who previously was the assistant designer to Valentino). Workers for Freedom received the great accolade by the British Fashion Council of 'Designer of the Year' in 1989, presented by Princess Diana. Described by the LA Times as 'rich-hippie intellectual clothes', Workers for Freedom went against the grain in the 1980s, creating minimalist clothing in natural fabrics that flowed in a similar vein to Japanese designers, Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons and Issey Miyake, rather than the extreme exagerrated look of the 80s.

Details

  • Designer
    Workers for Freedom
  • Brand
    Workers for Freedom
  • In the Style Of
    Minimalist
  • Place of Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Period
    1990-1999
  • Material Notes
    Cotton, Rayon
  • Condition
    Good. Intentional fading to top, results in slight lines but this adds to the aesthetic and charm. Minor overall wear. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Marked Size
    One Size fits Most (UK)
  • Bust
    52 in. (132 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    34 in. (86 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Doncaster, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU46832216403
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