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Jean Patou by Christian Lacroix black sequin dress, circa 1986

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A fabulous example of Christian Lacroix’s designs while head designer at Jean Patou, this haute couture cocktail dress will be sure to make a statement. Constructed in black lace and embellished with thousands of black sequins, the strapless dress features a pronounced puffball silhouette. The bust and hem are trimmed with black organza petals, while a ruched red silk moiré waistband highlights the small of the waist and exaggerates the shape of the skirt. Constructed in black lace, organza and sequins Featuring a red silk moiré waistband and boned corset Hook and eye fastenings to the back Excellent condition with the original label, lining and fastening Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece Bust: 84cm Waist: 71cm Hip: 105cm We estimate this piece to be a UK size S

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    Wear consistent with age and use.
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    London, GB
  • Seller reference number
    101992
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    LU7241852123

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