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Balenciaga Haute Couture Moiré Cocktail Dress, Spring-Summer 1963


This lovely haute couture watered (moiré) silk taffeta dinner/cocktail dress is the ideal "Little Black Dress" for any perfect modern wardrobe. Labelled and numbered 84543, the dress features a fabric-matched stole. Boat neckline. Flattering silhouette with a high waist in the front, lower gathering at the back (see picture 5). The skirt flares out over the hips, accentuating the waist. Fully lined in silk chiffon, the dress closes with a zip and three press studs at the back. The ultimate of chic, this piece is a very nice example of Balenciaga’s work during the early 60's. Fits approx. : US 0-4 / FR 34-36 Measurements (taken flat) : Length (armpit to armpit) approx. 42.5 cm (16.7 inches) Waist approx. 32 cm (12.6 inches) Length (shoulder to hem) approx. 90 cm (35.4 inches) Total length approx. 94 cm (37 inches) This item has been professionally cleaned, pressed & carefully inspected by a couture-trained seamstress before being sold.


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  • Dimensions

    D 37 in. x L 37 in.

    D 93.98 cm x L 93.98 cm

  • Length
    37 in. (93.98 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    35.4 in. (89.92 cm)
  • Seller location
    Geneva, CH
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