Christian Lacroix haute couture black gown, Autumn/Winter 1995

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A rare haute couture dress by Christian Lacroix from the Autumn Winter 1995 collection, the dress was modelled upon the Lacroix runway by Karen Mulder. Constructed in silk and fine hand-made lace, the dress is embroidered with flowers in amethyst, blue and red sequins, which are then covered with silk organza. Further scattered with sequins increasing in density toward the hem, to the rear is a vast silk pleated tulle train secured by black silk velvet bows.

Constructed in black lace and silk tulle
Embellished with red, green, gold, purple and black sequins and featuring a pleated train
Zip fastening to the rear of the dress
Excellent condition with the original label, lining and fastenings
Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated
Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
All vintage items have been pre worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece

Bust: 84cm
Waist: 66cm
Hip: 100cm
Length: 170cm
We estimate this piece to be a UK size S

Details

  • Period
    1990-1999
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Marked Size
    S (UK)
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU7242443733
About the Seller

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Located in London, GB

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