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GIVENCHY Couture A/W 1997 ALEXANDER McQUEEN Black Sequin Embroidered Bird Dress

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GIVENCHY Couture A/W 1997 ALEXANDER McQUEEN Black Sequin Embroidered Bird Dress Brand / Manufacturer: Givenchy Couture Collection: A/W 1997- Runway look #20 Designer: Alexander McQueen Style: Sleeveless sheath dress Color(s): Black (base); shades of red, pink, green, yellow, white, and brown Lined: Partial Unmarked Fabric Content (feel of): Silk chiffon (dress, lining); metal (closures) Additional Details / Inclusions: Black sleeveless chiffon sheath dress with hand-beaded embroidery detail from Givenchy A/W 1997 Runway Show by Alexander McQueen. Black semi-sheer chiffon fitted sheath dress with longline waist darts front of dress; longline waist darts at back of dress. Rounded neckline with topstitched rolled finished edges. Curved side seams tapering in at waistline. Black bottom chiffon layer lining at interior of dress. Sleeveless dress with rolled finished edges at armscyes. Multicolor hand-beaded bird and leaf embroidery detail embellished with sequins at front and back of dress. Hidden lapped zipper closure at center back seam; interior hook closure at back of neckline above zipper. Made In: France Additional Packaging: No MEASUREMENTS & SIZING: Unmarked Size: Small (recommended / not a guarantee of fit) Bust: 34" Waist: 26" Hip: 32" Length: 39" CONDITION: BC (see guide). One small seam separation at bottom of zipper closure exterior (not noticeable except upon very close inspection). Few extremely minor pulls to some of the embroidery at front and back of dress consistent with age/storage; two very faint pinhead size spots at lower right front of dress near hem (not noticeable except upon extremely close inspection). One pinprick size imperfection at bottom front of dress near right side seam; one pinprick size imperfection at underarm seam (not noticeable except upon extremely close inspection). Please refer to photos provided. AA - New with Tags / Packaging (may show minimal signs of retail handling / shelf wear) A - New without Tags / Packaging (may show minimal signs of retail handling / shelf wear) AB - Next to New / Excellent Preowned (no significant signs of use / imperfections) B - Very Good Preowned / light signs of use (may have insignificant signs of use / imperfections). BC - Good Preowned / moderate signs of use (may have visible signs of use / imperfections) C – Fair Preowned condition / used (may have significant signs of use / imperfections)

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About the Designer

Alexander McQueen

British fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen (1969–2010), the original creative engine behind the Alexander McQueen label, was beloved for his expert tailoring and theatrical runway shows. After his suicide in 2010, fans left tributes to the man and his talents outside Alexander McQueen boutiques worldwide. Record-breaking crowds visited the posthumous retrospective of the designer’s work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and the Victoria and Albert in London. McQueen’s inspirations came from many quarters — film, music, current events, history, his heritage and fashions of the past. His runway presentations were not just displays of clothing but were personal expressions of the zeitgeist, often touching on our cultural anxieties and concerns. McQueen’s own thoughts and feelings about love, death, gender, genocide, colonialism, global warming and the extinction of species all appear in his pieces. “What you see in the work is the person himself. And my heart is in my work,” McQueen told Harper’s Bazaar in 2007. It is perhaps this heart, and the heart’s exposure, that drew the crowds and made McQueen creations both popular and emotionally resonant. Because the work was personal and thus layered with feeling, the motifs — decorative embellishments and fabric choices — have meaning. In other words, in McQueen’s oeuvre, plaid is more than simply a pattern. Browse a collection of Alexander McQueen's innovative fashion and accessories — including the designer's comfortable, stretchy jersey knit dresses and gowns — on 1stDibs.
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