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ALEXANDER McQUEEN S/S 1995 "The Birds" Iconic "Bumster" Skirt w/ Hair Label RARE

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DESCRIPTION: ALEXANDER McQUEEN S/S 1995 "The Birds" Iconic "Bumster" Skirt w/ Hair Label RARE Brand / Manufacturer: Alexander McQueen Collection: Spring / Summer 1995 “The Birds”; Runway look #7 Designer: Alexander McQueen Manufacturer Style Name: Bumster skirt Color(s): Off white Lined: Yes Unmarked Fabric Content (feel of): Shell: Cotton blend; Lining: Rayon blend Additional Details / Inclusions: Alexander McQueen’s iconic “Bumster” style skirt from his Spring / Summer 1995 “The Birds” collection containing a rare lock of hair label. McQueen’s garments from his earlier collections such as “Banshee” (A/W 1994), “The Birds” (S/S 1995), and “Dante” (A/W 1996) had locks of hair coiled in a pouch of Perspex sewn into the lining of the garments. Alexander McQueen’s inspiration behind the hair label came from Victorian times when prostitutes would sell their hair for kits of hair locks, which were purchased by people to include in jewelry or given to their lovers as gifts. Earlier pieces contained McQueen’s own hair. Low-riding "bumster" waist line. Banded waist with non-slip elastic at interior. Center back invisible zipper with single button closure at top. Two hip pockets. Center front slit. Center back Perspex label with locks of hair. Interior “Made In England” label. Fully lined. Original care and size tags have been removed. Made In: England Additional Packaging: No MEASUREMENTS & SIZING:* Marked Size: Unmarked Size: XS (recommended / not a guarantee of fit) Waist: 34" Hip: 32" Length: 30.25" CONDITION: B (see guide). Minor spots/discoloration; slight seam pulling at edges of pockets and top of vent AA - New with Tags / Packaging (may show minimal signs of retail handling / shelf wear) A - New without Tags / Packaging (may show minimal signs of retail handling / shelf wear) AB - Next to New / Excellent Preowned (no significant signs of use / imperfections) B - Very Good Preowned / light signs of use (may have insignificant signs of use / imperfections). BC - Good Preowned / moderate signs of use (may have visible signs of use / imperfections) C – Fair Preowned condition / used (may have significant signs of use / imperfections)
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    Wear consistent with age and use. CONDITION: B (see description). Minor spots/discoloration; slight seam pulling at edges of pockets and top of vent.
  • Seller Location:
    Thiensville, WI
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: EI:012486_W1stDibs: LU54135929952
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