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Vintage 1994 Philippe Venet Couture Black Silk Asymmetric Cut Out Bias-Cut Gown

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An ultra chic and super seductive Philippe Venet haute couture black silk sculpted cut-out gown dating back to his 1994 spring-summer runway collection. This is also a very special dress because it comes from his very last collection. Venet famously worked as an assistant to Elsa Schiaparelli from 1951 to 1953, and then worked beside Hubert de Givenchy at his couture house’s atelier through 1962, when Venet launched his own couture house. As Olivier Gabet, director of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris once said, “As Monsieur Hubert de Givenchy’s lifelong companion, he helped to build the house into an international force in fashion, and his many contributions remain an essential part of our DNA.” This dynamic dress is a fantastic example of his talent. The gown is fashioned from the highest quality black silk that has been draped to perfection. The construction reads so modern yet the divine bias cut silhoutee is a nod to classic 1930's femme fatale fashion. Just look at the gorgeous one-shoulder design which effortlessly flows into a sculpted side cut-out. This is that versatile day to night look every fashionista looks for. Measurements Bust: 34-35 inches Waist: 26-27 inches Hips: best up to 38 inches Total Length: 58 inches This 1994 Philippe Venet haute couture designer gown is in beautiful condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working original side zipper and hook closures in place. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.
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  • Dimensions:
    Length: 58 in (147.32 cm)Bust: 34 in (86.36 cm)
  • Style:
    1990s (Of the Period)
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  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU30919015172
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