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1960's Pierre Cardin Haute Couture Chiffon Cocktail Dress w/Ostrich Feather Trim

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A mid-1960s Pierre Cardin haute couture brown chiffon halter dress with neck bow and Ostrich feather trim. Constructed from chocolate brown bias-cut silk chiffon, the cocktail dress features a wrap-around bow at the neck, an open back and Ostrich feathers at the hem. Since this garment is haute couture and made to measure, please consult measurements. In excellent condition. Labeled: Pierre Cardin Paris. MEASUREMENTS: Bust - 32" - 34" (when stretched) Waist - 26" Hips - 36" Skirt Length - 21" Bodice Length - Approximately 9.5" (from waist to lowest point of neckline) Halter Neck Drop Length - Approximately 9"

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  • Material notes

    Silk

  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Seller location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference number
    LU3572669983

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About Pierre Cardin (Manufacturer)

Best known for creating groundbreaking fashion designs from the 1950s onward, Pierre Cardin has enjoyed great success in other design fields, most notably furniture. Cardin’s chairs, cabinets, tables and other pieces share many of the keynotes of his clothing designs. They are simple, geometric, elegant and cool.


     Cardin was born in a village near Venice, Italy, and raised in central France. Always interested in fashion, he left home at age 17 to train with a Vichy tailor. After the end of World War II, Cardin moved to Paris and worked for a succession of couture houses, before taking a job with Christian Dior in 1946. Cardin went solo in 1950, and quickly won attention for his novel style. Unlike Dior’s famous New Look, Cardin’s clothes de-emphasized a woman’s curves; his breakthrough pieces like the Bubble dress had, instead, a sculptural quality. In the following decade, Cardin introduced bright tunic dresses and shifts, marketed as the Space Age look and accessorized with vinyl hats and visors.


     In the 1970s Cardin expanded his design work into furniture, jewelry and automobiles. (Later, licensing agreements would put Cardin’s name on goods ranging from perfume to sunglasses.) Cardin’s furniture pieces — inspired, perhaps, by the rediscovery of Art Deco design in that decade — feature simple, symmetrical forms, lacquer and figured veneer finishes, and accents in metals such as aluminum and brass. Whether you are looking for a vintage cocktail dress or a chest of drawers to keep it in, as you will see from these pages, Pierre Cardin offers an option in either that is timelessly chic.

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