1970's Geoffrey Beene Black & Ivory Embroidered Silk Mod Babydoll Tent Dress

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Geoffrey Beene made strong impressions with his courteous manner as well as his highly original style. He was a champion of minimalist design. His body-contoured dresses were marvels of cut and proportion. Beene’s view of style was more about function than fad. He also cautioned against getting too concerned with the latest trends. His clothes were structured but never rigid and rely on the craftsmanship of careful detail. This black & ivory sculpted fully-lined silk dress is a beautiful example of his genius. I adore the 3-D quilted embroidery and "easy-to-wear" silhouette. It is cut with a gathered skirt that slightly flares out and moves wonderfully. My favorite part is the over-sized mod zippers which is a wonderful nod to space-age design. This is the type of garment you will reach for over and over. A real treasure and one of the best constructed dresses I have seen.

Measurements
Bust:37-38 inches
Waist:Swing Sweep
Hips:Swing Sweep
Sleeve Length:23 inches
Total Length:42 inches

This vintage Geoffrey Beene designer dress is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working back-zipper. This garment is over 30 years old and is truly stunning.
Details
Designer
Geoffrey Beene
Place of Origin
United States
Period
1970-1979
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
Beverly Hills, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
AU130804309671
Address
Timeless Vixen
By Appointment Only
Beverly Hills CA 90210
US
By Appointment Only
(424) 275-6306
1stdibs Dealer since 2012 Located in Beverly Hills, CA
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