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
  • Seller Location
    Toronto, Canada
  • Reference Number
    AU1310271281826
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