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

Details

  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dealer Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU7241852123
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