1980s Oscar de La Renta Beaded Floral Motif Attached Bolero w Purple Crepe Gown

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1980s Oscar de La Renta beaded floral motif attached bolero bodice with purple silk crepe column gown with low-cut gathered train peekaboo back. Closure at center back.

Details

  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Material Notes
    Crepe, Crepe de Chine, Crepe backed, Silk, Seed bead, Sequin, Hook and eye, Peek-a-boo, Snap
  • Condition
    Good. Beading is perfect. Slight discolored spot at front mid knee..
  • Marked Size
    4-6 Tall (US)
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU502537163

About Oscar de la Renta

    Oscar de la Renta was not just a designer for the ages but a designer for women of all ages — from Hollywood starlets to silver-haired doyennes, from fashion icons (Sarah Jessica Parker) to iconic brides (Amal Alamuddin Clooney), from leading ladies of hip-hop (Nicki Minaj) to First Ladies of the United States (Jacqueline Kennedy all the way through to Michelle Obama). The secret to his broad and enduring appeal? “I have always thought that my role as a designer is to do the very best I can for a woman,” de la Renta told 1stdibs in a 2010 profile.

    And for de la Renta, doing the very best meant making a woman feel beautiful, glamorous and full of confidence, whether she was walking down the red carpet or a crowded city street. "You carry the clothes, the clothes don't carry you," he went on to say in our story.

    A perennial favorite on 1stdibs, Oscar de la Renta designs evolved over the years, as the large selection of items below attests, but whether bolero or ball gown, vintage or current, the pieces exude elegant sophistication and enduring originality — much like the man himself.

About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in San Francisco, CA

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