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James Galanos Orange Purple Copper Floral Silk Party Dress, 1960s

$2,500

About

James Galanos was a design icon in the word of fashion throughout the late 20th century. His designs conveyed a sense of status, elegance, and ease. Of his exceptionally well-balanced aesthetic former first lady and dedicated Galanos client, Nancy Raegan stated that wearing Galanos “meant never going overboard or to extremes… you can wear one inside out, they are so beautifully made.” Showcasing this high caliber craftsmanship, this 1960s tea-length dress is made from a lustrous orange silk with a floral motif with undertones of copper and warm purples. From a shallow boat neckline, the bodice slopes gently into a short kimono sleeve. With only slight gathering to fit the bodice, a nice contrast is provided at the narrow waistband that shifts into full pleated skirt panels that are underlaid by a pencil skirt. The watercolor aspect of the round florals gives this dress an alluring yet hypnotic appeal that adds a new layer of charm to the design. This classy 1960s silhouette offers a flattering figure and is effortless to wear making it a perfect option for a gathering or evening occasion. Size estimate: Small Shoulders: no defined seams Sleeves: 15 inches (measured from neck) Bust: 34 inches Waist: 24 inches Hips: 34 inches Length:42 inches From the inside, this dress is also hand-finished to couture standards. The bodice of the dress is self-lined while the skirt is lined in an iridescent silk fabric. It closes at centre back with a lapped zip and a hook and eye. In excellent condition, this dress has been professionally eco dry cleaned and pressed. High-quality vintage pieces like this are yours to live in and love while increasing in value every year. It’s never too soon to start collecting them, as an investment in your wardrobe—and in yourself.

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  • Dimensions
    Length: 42 in. (106.68 cm)Marked Size: small (US)Bust: 34 in. (86.36 cm)Waist: 24 in. (60.96 cm)Hip: 34 in. (86.36 cm)
  • Place of Origin
    United States
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  • Seller Location
    Boca Raton, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU73010378042

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    Ships From: Boca Raton, FL
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