1950's Estevez Ruched Yellow Silk-Chiffon Strapless Trained Hourglass Gown

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Breathtaking late 1950's Luis Estévez vibrant yellow ruched goddess gown in a rich silk-chiffon. Starting out at Patou in Paris, 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 a seductive low-cut plunge boned nipped-waist strapless. This figure flattering garment accentuates the bust and skims the hips as it flows to the floor in a classic hourglass style. The backside is unbelievable; a draped full-length train 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 to doing things as they had never been done before." I totally see this couture showstopper gliding down the red carpet!

Measurements
Bust:32-33 inches
Waist:26 inches
Hips:35 inches
Length top to waist:10 inches
Length waist to hem:38 inches

This Estevez designer garment is in excellent condition with no rips or holes. Perfectly working side-zipper and boning support. Only sign of age is some spotting to the back train and inside lining which is not noticeable when worn. This garment is over 50 years old and is truly stunning.

Details

  • Designer
    Estevez
  • Brand
    Estevez
  • In the Style Of
    Hourglass
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Bust
    33 in. (84 cm)
  • Waist
    26 in. (66 cm)
  • Hip
    35 in. (89 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU3091827333
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