2011 Oscar de la Renta Pink Silk Strapless Hourglass Fishtail Mermaid Gown

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Oscar de la Renta is one of the world's leading fashion designers. Trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio Castillo, he became internationally known in the 1960's as one of the couturiers to dress Jacqueline Kennedy. This breathtaking creation from the 2011 Oscar De La Renta Resort collection retailed for over $7,000. It is not only rare but incredibly timeless. The fabric itself is a masterpiece; light-pink silk taffeta that has a wonderful weight to it without being too bulky. I adore the fully-corseted, low-cut strapless bodice. This figure flattering garment accentuates the bust and skims the hips. The mermaid fishtail silhouette finishes this garment off with a total "femme fatale" vibe. It is impeccably seamed and on the level of modern day haute-couture. Here is a dress with attitude and elegance!

Measurements
Bust:32 inches
Waist:24 inches
Hips:up to 35 inches
Length top to waist:9 inches
Length waist to hem:47 inches

This Oscar de la Renta designer gown is in excellent condition with no rips,stains or holes. Perfectly working back-zipper. This item is fully-boned and is truly breathtaking!
Details
Designer
Oscar de la Renta
In the Style Of
Femme Fatale
Place of Origin
United States
Period
21st Century
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
Beverly Hills, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU309185850

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.

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