1970’s Ossie Clark Blue Chiffon Floral Dress With Ceila Birtwell Print

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

About

A stunning floaty summer dress from iconic British designer Ossie Clark. This classic 1970’s piece features a pretty floral print on layers of navy chiffon. The print is by his wife and business partner Ceila Birtwell. Fitted around the bust with a flattering empire line skirt it fastens at the back with three covered buttons in the same fabric. It would make a fantastic choice for a wedding or summer party and is in excellent condition. Best for size extra small - small.

Ossie Clark was a highly influential British fashion designer in the 1960s. In 1965 he graduated from the Royal College of Art with a first class degree and immediately began selling his work in exclusive London boutiques including Alice Pollock’s Quorum. Here he created a collection with textile designer and soon to be mother of his children Celia Birtwell, one of the most famous collaborations in fashion history. Quorum was bought by Radley in the late 1960s which led to the ‘Ossie Clark for Radley’ label. Today, his distinctive dresses are highly sought after and admired by celebrities such as Kate Moss.

Details

  • Designer
    Ossie Clark
  • Brand
    Ossie Clark
  • Place of Origin
    England
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    44 in. L
    112 cm L
  • Marked Size
    2 (US)
  • Bust
    31 in. (79 cm)
  • Length
    44 in. (112 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU550188906
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2013

Typical response time: 9 hours

Located in London, GB

More from this Seller

1970s Ossie Clark Buttermilk Moss Crepe Wrap Dress
1970s Ossie Clark Buttermilk Moss Crepe Wrap Dress...
Ossie Clark, Ossie Clark Evening Dresses and Gowns
Beautiful vintage 1970s Ossie Clark for Radley moss crepe, full length wrap dress. In classic Ossic Clark style it features cuffed long sleeves, open back and tie at the waist. It is...
1980s Louis Feraud Black Moire & Velvet Fitted Coat Dress
1980s Louis Feraud Black Moire & Velvet Fitted Coa...
Louis Feraud, Louis Feraud Evening Dresses and Gowns
Very theatrical 1980s Louis Feraud black moire (watered) fabric dress in the style of a Victorian riding coat. Beautifully made and very fitted, the double breasted design features vel...
Vera Mont 1970s Prairie Navy Polka Dot Dress
Vera Mont 1970s Prairie Navy Polka Dot Dress
Evening Dresses and Gowns
This enchanting Vera Mont 1970s prairie dress with high-collar neckline and ruffle detail is a fine example of this classic style. The lightweight crepe overlay is a deep navy with whit...
1950s Marjorie Montgomery Black Cotton Novelty 3D Hand Painted Fish Print Dress
1950s Marjorie Montgomery Black Cotton Novelty 3D ...
Day Dresses
Incredible 1950s Marjorie Montgomery black cotton dress with 3D hand painted fish. This dress is really fun and definitely something no-one will have seen before. The classic cut with c...
1940s Klafter & Sobel Navy Rayon Floral Crepe Dress with Corsage
1940s Klafter & Sobel Navy Rayon Floral Crepe Dres...
Day Dresses
A Klafter and Sobel navy rayon floral crepe dress from the 1940s with matching waist tie. This dress is versatile as it can be dressed up or down for both evening and day. The pretty sw...
Salvador 1970s Chocolate Brown Velvet Cream Silk Dress and Waistcoat Ensemble
Salvador 1970s Chocolate Brown Velvet Cream Silk D...
Evening Dresses and Gowns
This charming 1970s ensemble by high end boutique designer Salvador is a lovely example of the popular Victoriana trend that emerged during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The dress is ...
Simon Massey 1960s Organza Floral Print Dress
Simon Massey 1960s Organza Floral Print Dress
Day Dresses
This pretty 1960s Simon Massey organza floral print dress perfectly epitomises the style and feel of the London boutique scene of this beloved era. The designer has chosen a bold graphi...
1950s Italian Couture White Broderie Anglaise Dress with Blue Ribbon Work
1950s Italian Couture White Broderie Anglaise Dres...
Day Dresses
This enchanting vintage 1950s white broderie anglaise dress with blue velvet ribbon work is a beautiful fit for an hourglass figure. The slash neckline perfectly balances the ankle leng...
1960s Jack Bryan Multi-coloured Chiffon Dress
1960s Jack Bryan Multi-coloured Chiffon Dress
Jack Bryan, Jack Bryan Evening Dresses and Gowns
Amazing vintage 1960s Jack Bryan multi-coloured abstract print silk chiffon mini dress. This is a really fun piece for any occasion with floaty skirt and roll neck detail. Inside it is...
1970s Susan Small Blue Silk/ Linen Beaded Maxi Dress
1970s Susan Small Blue Silk/ Linen Beaded Maxi Dre...
Susan Small, Susan Small Day Dresses
Lovely vintage 1970s Susan Small maxi dress in a blue silk and linen mix. There is lovely floral beading on the bodice with rhinestones and pearls mixed in. It features at fitted waist,...
1950s Peach Crepe Minx Modes Dress
1950s Peach Crepe Minx Modes Dress
Evening Dresses and Gowns
This gorgeous peach 1950's silk crepe dress by Minx Modes is taffeta lined with a deep 'v' crossover bodice and deep 'v' at the back. It comes with its original cream fabric belt which...
1970s Givenchy Silk Jersey Maxi Dress with Matching Scarf
1970s Givenchy Silk Jersey Maxi Dress with Matchin...
Givenchy, Givenchy Evening Dresses and Gowns
This gorgeous 1970s silk jersey maxi dress by Givenchy has long blouson sleeves which fasten at the wrist. The medium weight fabric hangs beautifully from a deep v neck which has hook a...