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Rare 1974 Valentino Haute Couture Pale-Pink Beaded Crystal Silk Winged Cape Gown

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A totally glamorous and ultra rare Valentino haute couture ballerina slipper pink silk beaded crystal gown dating back to his 1974 spring-summer collection. For over forty years, Valentino has been one of the most prominent names in fashion, creating some of the world's most elegant and classic designs. Well-known clients include Princess Margaret of England, Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy, Julia Roberts and Claudia Schiffer. It was Valentino's desire to design clothes that would celebrate the female form and accentuate a woman's sensuality. This ethereal goddess gown is a perfect example of his vision. The dress is fashioned in luxurious fully-lined pale pink silk with a stunning sheer organza overlay. He then uses an ingenious circular crystal beading technique that gives the garment so much depth and texture. You literally sparkle as you walk! The bodice has a chic wide scoop neck and intricately gathered waist for an extra flattering silhouette. The attached cape gracefully drapes over the arms and effortlessly floats while you move. The garment is just astonishing when worn. A timeless archival Valentino that is perfect for any modern wedding or red carpet moment. Measurements Bust: 35-36 inches Waist: 27 inches Hips: best up to 40 inches Total Length: 57 inches This Valentino haute couture custom gown is in beautiful condition with no repairs or alternations. Perfectly working hand-set metal zipper. Signs of wear include a few small spots and some faint discoloration near the bottom. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.
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    Length: 57 in (144.78 cm)Bust: 36 in (91.44 cm)Waist: 27 in (68.58 cm)
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    Wear consistent with age and use. Beautiful haute couture unaltered condition with original back metal zipper in place.
  • Seller Location:
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU30922983572
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