2003 Christian Dior Haute-Couture Red Beaded Chiffon Kimono-Sleeve Evening Gown

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

About

Christian Dior is probably the best known name in high fashion since the late 1940's. This breathtaking garment from John Galliano's iconic 2003 collection is a perfect example of why this couture house has stood the test of time. Made of ruby-red silk chiffon; it has a seductive vibe that takes the concept of an evening gown to new levels. The hourglass silhouette is designed to flatter the figure at every angle. I love the avant-garde kimono sleeves that are hand embellished with sparkling beadwork and sequins in a unique floral motif. The semi-sheer mermaid flounce skirting finishes this dress off with an alluring femme fatale vibe. "A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body." Christian Dior

Measurements
Bust:32-33 inches
Waist:27 inches
Hips:35 inches
Total Length:52 inches

This vintage Christian Dior Haute-Couture 32801 numbered evening gown is in excellent condition with no rips,stains or holes. The garment closes with a back-zipper and is all hand-finished. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.

Details

  • Designer
    John Galliano
  • Brand
    John Galliano
  • In the Style Of
    Avant-Garde
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    21st Century
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Bust
    33 in. (84 cm)
  • Waist
    27 in. (69 cm)
  • Hip
    35 in. (89 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU309824212
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2012

Typical response time: 1 hour

Located in Beverly Hills, CA

More from this Seller

1969 Pierre Cardin Documented Red Wool & Black Vinyl Space-Age Mod Dress
1969 Pierre Cardin Documented Red Wool & Black Vin...
Pierre Cardin, Pierre Cardin Day Dresses
Spectacular Pierre Cardin mod dress in a vibrant ruby-red wool knit from his iconic 1969 documented collection. In 1951 Cardin opened his own couture house and by 1957, he started a rea...
1977 Halston Couture Red Silk Asymmetric Billow-Sleeve Belted Bias Cut Dress
1977 Halston Couture Red Silk Asymmetric Billow-Sl...
Halston, Halston Evening Dresses and Gowns
Gorgeous Halston Couture belted dress dating back to his 1977 collection. Throughout most of the seventies he epitomized the glamour, as well as the decadence of the era, becoming a cen...
1960's Bob Bugnand Watercolor Red & Orange Floral Flocked Satin Strapless Gown
1960's Bob Bugnand Watercolor Red & Orange Floral ...
Bob Bugnand, Bob Bugnand Evening Dresses and Gowns
Breathtaking Bob Bugnand for Sam Friedlander designer dress dating back to the late 1960's. Bob Bugnand worked as the chief designer for Jacques Heim and Robert Piquet before opening hi...
1976 Zandra Rhodes Mexican Turnaround Crepe Print Low-Plunge Belted Dress
1976 Zandra Rhodes Mexican Turnaround Crepe Print ...
Zandra Rhodes, Zandra Rhodes Day Dresses
Zandra Rhodes was one of the British designers who put London at the forefront of the international fashion scene in the 1970's. Her designs are considered creative statements, dramatic...
1977 Arnold Scaasi Couture Ombre Silk Chiffon Long-Sleeve Illusion Gown Ensemble
1977 Arnold Scaasi Couture Ombre Silk Chiffon Long...
Arnold Scaasi, Arnold Scassi Evening Dresses and Gowns
In this gorgeous Arnold Scaasi designer gown ensemble, the detailed construction and meticulous attention to detail are comparable to what you will find in modern Haute-Couture. Arnold ...
1957 Bergdorf Goodman Couture Red Black Floral-Print Silk Strapless Bustle Gown
1957 Bergdorf Goodman Couture Red Black Floral-Pri...
Evening Dresses and Gowns
In this gorgeous 1957 Bergdorf Goodman custom-made gown, the detailed construction and meticulous attention to detail are comparable to what you will find in modern Haute Couture. Sonia...
1978 Galanos Ruby-Red Draped Silk Chiffon Pearl Beaded Strapless Evening Gown
1978 Galanos Ruby-Red Draped Silk Chiffon Pearl Be...
James Galanos, James Galanos Evening Dresses and Gowns
Breathtaking Galanos custom couture gown dating back to his 1978 collection. Dedication to excellence in craftsmanship and design was the foundation of James Galanos' career. The qualit...
1970's Yves Saint Laurent Ruby-Red Pleated Crepe & Satin Billow-Sleeve Dress
1970's Yves Saint Laurent Ruby-Red Pleated Crepe &...
Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Evening Dresses and Gowns
Breathtaking Yves Saint Laurent ruby-red crepe and satin dress from the infamous Rive Gauche collection during the mid-1970's. Pieces from this decade are very rare and are true example...
1960's Jean LeFebure Couture Watercolor Floral Silk-Chiffon Dress Ensemble
1960's Jean LeFebure Couture Watercolor Floral Sil...
Evening Dresses and Gowns
A breathtaking gown ensemble by Jean LeFebure who operated a small couture house during the 1960's. The stunning magenta-pink and orange watercolor combination used in this garment has ...
1975 Ossie Clark Red Moss-Crepe & Satin Deco Peplum Jacket Dress Gown Ensemble
1975 Ossie Clark Red Moss-Crepe & Satin Deco Peplu...
Ossie Clark, Ossie Clark Evening Dresses and Gowns
English fashion designer, Raymond "Ossie" Clark, was a leading light in the London swinging sixties fashion era and is now renowned for his romantic flowing gowns and seductive ensemble...
1957 Christian Dior Demi-Couture Red & Black Floral Print Silk Belted Dress Set
1957 Christian Dior Demi-Couture Red & Black Flora...
Christian Dior, Christian Dior Day Dresses
The House of Dior has been an enduring icon of Haute-Couture. While the House of Dior is still a thriving business today, Dior's untimely death in 1957 left the fashion world without a ...
1920's Gallenga Couture Metallic Stenciled Red Velvet Angel-Sleeve Trained Gown
1920's Gallenga Couture Metallic Stenciled Red Vel...
Maria Monaci Gallenga, Maria Monaci Gallenga Evening Dresses and Gowns
Breathtaking Maria Monaci Gallenga Couture trained gown dating back to the early 1920's. The textile art of Gallenga is often compared to that of Mariano Fortuny because they both produ...