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Pierre Cardin Cutwork and Jeweled Cage Neck Pink Evening Gown / Dress, 1966

$3,480Asking Price

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This is a stunning pink vintage evening gown from Pierre Cardin. The dress was originally purchased in the late 1960's and is easy to see how this dress could have easily been an inspiration for other designers including Gianni Versace and many of today's contemporary fashion designers. The dress is in a pink shantung silk fabric and it has vertical bands that extend from the collar to the top of the bust-line that reveal just enough of the décolletage. These vertical strips of fabric, as well as the collar, are covered in pink beads and a variety of sequins and rhinestones.The dress has a back zipper and the collar closes in the back with 3 hooks and eyes. This is such an iconic yet still very modern dress that would be gorgeous worn to any special evening event! Our customers are always looking for dresses that are vintage but fit into the modern fashion landscape, and this one is the definition of that! The dress is fully lined, has the Creation Pierre Cardin Paris label and we estimate it to fit a size 4 but encourage our clients to use the measurements as a guide for the best fit! BUST: 34" WAIST:29" HIPS: 36" LENGTH from nape of neck:59"

Details

  • Designer
  • Dimensions
    Bust: 34 in. (86.36 cm)Waist: 29 in. (73.66 cm)Hip: 36 in. (91.44 cm)
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. There are Some faint spots on the skirt and near hemline, otherwise excellent condition..
  • Seller Location
    Portland, OR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 27351stDibs: LU22324405341

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    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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About Pierre Cardin (Designer)

Best known for creating groundbreaking fashion designs from the 1950s onward, Pierre Cardin enjoyed great success in other design fields, most notably furniture. Cardin’s chairs, cabinets, tables and other pieces share many of the keynotes of his clothing designs. They are simple, geometric, elegant and cool.

Cardin was born in a village near Venice, Italy, and raised in central France. Always interested in fashion, he left home at age 17 to train with a Vichy tailor. After the end of World War II, Cardin moved to Paris and worked for a succession of couture houses, before taking a job with Christian Dior in 1946. Cardin went solo in 1950, and quickly won attention for his novel style. Unlike Dior’s famous New Look, Cardin’s clothes de-emphasized a woman’s curves; his breakthrough pieces like the Bubble dress had, instead, a sculptural quality. In the following decade, Cardin introduced bright tunic dresses and shifts, marketed as the Space Age look and accessorized with vinyl hats and visors.

In the 1970s Cardin expanded his design work into furniture, jewelry and automobiles. (Later, licensing agreements would put Cardin’s name on goods ranging from perfume to sunglasses.) Cardin’s furniture pieces — inspired, perhaps, by the rediscovery of Art Deco design in that decade — feature simple, symmetrical forms, lacquer and figured veneer finishes, and accents in metals such as aluminum and brass. Whether you are looking for a vintage cocktail dress or a chest of drawers to keep it in, as you will see on 1stDibs, Pierre Cardin offers an option in either that is timelessly chic.

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