1980s Christian LaCroix Golden Lace Gown

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A stunning Christian LaCroix dress that shows his mastery in combining colors, fabric and textures. Every element on the gown has a depth and texture to it separate from the others and yet it all works perfectly together. The body of the gown is a subtly metallic lace that has an almost ombre feel to it. The muted autumnal colors flow into each other in tones of deep browns, olives and russets all with a hint of metallic to them. This flows tot he ground, widening as it nears the hem and it has a longer train at the back. The bust is set high and their is a metallic thread taffeta ribbon set under it and finished in a bow at the front. The bodice is covered in large "leaves" of gold that are fine threads to form a netted lace feel. Woven into this are delicate pink toned flowers int he same lace. It is just exquisite! Excellent. appears unworn condition.

Fully lined in silk with a satin lining through the bodice area. It closes with a hidden back zipper and snaps close the gold overlay at the very top over the zipper. Tagged a 38.

Bust: 16.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
under bust & waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 13" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 45" from waist to hem at the front, 52" at the back

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.
Details
Designer
Christian LaCroix
Period
1980-1989
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
Toronto, Canada
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
AU1310271281826
Address
Shrimpton Couture
www.shrimptoncouture.com
Toronto ON M5V 2M9
CA
(647) 559-2223
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