1954 Christian Dior Original Navy Blue Silk Pockets Low-Plunge Full Skirt Dress

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The House of Dior has been an enduring icon of Haute-Couture. While the House of Dior is still a thriving business today, Dior's untimely death in 1957 left the fashion world without a great dictator of style. Christian Dior designed under his own name for only a decade, but his influence is everlasting. Here is a rare opportunity to own a breathtaking 1954 Dior Original designed by Dior himself for the American market, before he passed away. The dress is fashioned in a stunning dark navy-blue silk faille, which is perfect for any season. The bodice is an alluring low-cut crossover plunge with short sleeves. The hourglass nipped-waist flows into complex pleat work which really dazzles the eye. Just look at that full circle-skirt silhouette with dramatic pockets! As Dior himself once said, "Elegance must be the right combination of distinction, naturalness, care and simplicity." This iconic show-stopper is a wonderful mix of these elements.

Measurements
Bust:39-40 inches
Waist:28 inches
Hips:Free Sweep
Total Length:44 inches

This stunning Christian Dior dress are in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working back metal-zipper. Shown with petticoat which is not included. Couture construction throughout. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.

Details

  • Designer
    Christian Dior
  • Brand
    Christian Dior
  • In the Style Of
    New Look
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dealer Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU3092514023
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