Bob Mackie gold beaded dress, circa 1980

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An incredibly glamorous gown by Bob Mackie, this piece is the ultimate choice for a red carpet event! The strapless dress is embroidered with thousands of gold bugle beads to create a tiger print pattern, and is scattered with clear rhinestones for extra sparkle. The flattering hourglass silhouette is enhanced by an exaggerated sweet heart neckline, and a split up the front to reveal the leg adds the finishing touch to this dazzling dress.

Well known for using beading and sequins in his designs Bob Mackie has a huge celebrity fan base, including Cher, Diana Ross and Judy Garland. He began his career working for couturier Jean Louis before moving to Paramount studios and being spotted by costume designer Edith Head. He has designed for many television shows, films and tours earning accolades such as Emmy awards and Oscar nominations.
Details
Designer
Bob Mackie
Brand
Bob Mackie
Place of Origin
United States
Period
1980-1989
Condition
Excellent. Excellent condition with no marks, tears nor any alterations and bears the original label, boning in the bust and zip fastening to the rear..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
51.18 in. L
130 cm L
Bust
31.5 in. (80 cm)
Waist
25.2 in. (64 cm)
Hip
35.43 in. (90 cm)
Length
51.18 in. (130 cm)
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU724552532
About The Seller
Address
William Vintage
2 Marylebone Street
London W1G 8JQ
GB
+44 1315101958
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