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1970s Stephen Burrows Red Chiffon Evening Pantsuit Ensemble Dress Alternative

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This red chiffon evening ensemble was designed by Stephen Burrows in the 1970's. This evening dress alternative outfit includes a red chiffon tunic with a tiered hemline that ties at the neck, and a pair of high waisted flowing chiffon pants with the same tiered hemline. This outfit can be worn together or each piece can be worn in so many ways as separates. Stephen Burrows was one of the designers chosen for the now called "Battle of Versailles," 1973 fashion show. The show was organized to help raise money to renovate the palace at Versailles. The show was designed to put five French design houses (Yves Saint Laurent, Hubert de Givenchy, Emanuel Ungaro, Pierre Cardin and Christian Dior) up against their American counterparts (Halston, Oscar de la Renta, Bill Blass, Stephen Burrows and Anne Klein). This event is often credited with putting American fashion on the international map. Stephen Burrows is known for his flowing, chiffon fabrics and his use of color. His pieces at the battle of Versailles were breathtaking, and if you haven't read the book, or seen the movie, you might find them as fascinating as we did! We estimate this outfit to fit a modern day size 6/8 but always encourage our clients to use the measurements as a guide for the best fit! Top - BUST: 38" WAIST: 38" LENGTH: 28" SLEEVES (CUFFED): 15" Pants - WAIST (elastic): 24-28" HIPS: 40" INSEAM: 35" RISE: 14" CUFF circumference: 28"

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