1970s Richilene Chiffon Floral Print Maxi Dress

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About

Husband and wife design duo Richard and Ilene Pacun and founders of Richilene New York had an eye for creating beautiful high-end evening wear for their clients. This chiffon dress is just one example of their luxury handiwork. They new how to dress society with an era by merging socially significant counterculture clothing using elegant fabrics and beautiful silhouettes. Gown has almost a "psychedelia" meets "Granny's Attic" print. Combined with an almost angelic long and flowing silhouette. Elegant pleating around the round collar and at the waist is used to cascade down the skirt to add to the ethereal nature. The sleeves are flared. The collar ties at center front, creating a keyhole detail. There are no closures.

This gown is versatile and can be worn day or night to a casual or dressy event. Can be worn all seasons (depending where you live). Both the style and pattern are both some of fashion's classic design, so you will be able to wear this dress far into the future!

Fits a modern size 10.

Length of garment is 61" inches. Can be hemmed.

*All MRS Couture garments have been professionally cleaned and thoroughly checked before shipping, so that they are ready to wear upon arrival.

Details

  • Designer
    Richard and Ilene Pacun
  • Brand
    Richilene for Elizabeth Arden
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Condition
    Good. There is a small pin-prick size hole on one of the sleeves from a tag the cleaners attached. Picture shown. As an aside -- we have since changed dry cleaners..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    61 in. L
    155 cm L
  • Bust
    48 in. (122 cm)
  • Waist
    48 in. (122 cm)
  • Length
    61 in. (155 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    61 in. (155 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Houston, TX
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU1032634652
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