1960s Galanos Blue Check Dress Suit

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

About

Vintage 1960s James Galanos blue Prince of Wales check fine wool suit consisting of a soft tailored jacket over a sleeveless dress. A superb example of Hollywood couture this classic 60s suit is fully of quirky details with huge pockets at the front of the jacket that fasten with two sets of large blue/grey buttons. The same buttons are found at bust and hip level on the front of the dress, where they are purely decorative. The organza lined, waisted dress also has an unusual curved neckline, it fastens at the back with a zip and has smaller buttons to fasten vents at the side of the skirt. The jacket is worn open on top and is lined in a beautiful cream silk. Would work best on someone with a larger bust and small waist, but there is plenty of room for alterations if necessary. Both pieces are in excellent condition with no noticeable flaws.

Measuremnets:
Bust: 90cm/ 35.5”
Waist: 62cm/ 24.5”
Hips: 92cm/ 36.5”
Dress Length: 104cm/ 41”
Jacket Length: 49cm/ 19.5”
Jacket Sleeve: 39cm/ 15.5”
Across Back: 35cm/ 13.5”
Nape to Waist: 37cm/ 14.5”
Details
Designer
James Galanos
Brand
James Galanos
Place of Origin
United States
Period
1960-1969
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
41 in. L
104 cm L
Marked Size
4-6 (US)
Length
41 in. (104 cm)
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU5501070792
Contact The Seller
Response Time: Usually within 6 hours
1stdibs seller since 2013
Located in London, GB

More from this Seller

1960s Bonwit Teller Green Checked Wool Suit
1960s Bonwit Teller Green Checked Wool Suit
Unknown
Beautiful vintage 1960s skirt suit from Bonwit Teller in a lovely textured green wool with blue and white yarns creating a check pattern. The skirt is flared with pleats from the hip ...
1960s Mr Mort Navy Dress and Jacket Suit
1960s Mr Mort Navy Dress and Jacket Suit
Mr Mort
Classic 1960s navy crepe dress suit with brass ‘navel’ style buttons from American label Mr Mort. The double-breasted cropped jacket features a fun sailor collar and full-length sleeves...
1970s Blue and White Maxi Dress With Jacket
1970s Blue and White Maxi Dress With Jacket
Unknown
Late 1960s/ early 1970s Maxi dress with white organza bodice and quilted bold blue and white printed skirt. The halter neck dress had a pretty white organza ruffle around the neck, fas...
1950s Monochrome Dress With White Organza Overcoat
1950s Monochrome Dress With White Organza Overcoat...
Extremely elegant 1950s unused monochrome silk organza tiered dress with black bodice and thin crochet & velvet trimming and straps. This dress comes with a coordinating sheer white or...
1970s Navy Ann Buck Suit with Applique
1970s Navy Ann Buck Suit with Applique
Ann Buck
Fantastic navy light weight wool suit from popular 70’s British designer Ann Buck. This suit is made up of a waisted peplum jacket and full calf length skirt with leather appliqué deta...
Qing Dynasty Chinese Raincoat Circa 1900s
Qing Dynasty Chinese Raincoat Circa 1900s
Unknown
A very rare and pristine condition traditional Chinese rain coat consisting of both an apron skirt, cape and hat made entirely from palm tree and coconut fibres several layers thick. Th...
1950s Hardy Amies Silk Printed Suit
1950s Hardy Amies Silk Printed Suit
Hardy Amies
Beautiful soft silk organza dress and jacket suit with pretty yellow and green floral print on a beige background. This piece is couture made in England and features a tie detail to th...
1970s/80s Diana Leslie Green Wool Skirt and Top Set
1970s/80s Diana Leslie Green Wool Skirt and Top Se...
Diana Leslie
A highly sort after vintage collectors item by renowned British knitwear designer Diana Leslie. Late 1970s to 1980, this elaborate and intricate design was most likely part of her Anim...
1970’s Ann Buck White Printed Jersey Two Piece
1970’s Ann Buck White Printed Jersey Two Piece
Ann Buck
This ensemble is great fun and is made up of a straight cut white jersey dress with a lively blue, green and yellow print and matching ¾ sleeve jacket. Both pieces have butter soft yel...
1960s Marie Pearl Floral Jumpsuit and Jacket
1960s Marie Pearl Floral Jumpsuit and Jacket
Marie Pearl
Bright and bold late 1960s vintage, thick cotton sleeveless jumpsuit with multicoloured floral print and matching long sleeved, lightly quilted jacket. This is a really stand out outfi...
1970s YSL Blue Taffeta Skirt and Top Set
1970s YSL Blue Taffeta Skirt and Top Set
Yves Saint Laurent
Mid 1970s blue taffeta skirt and top set with ruffle edging by Yves Saint Laurent. This set comes with matching tie belt and features a bow to the front of the top. All ruffles are ed...
1960s Christian Dior Ribbon Work Skirt Suit
1960s Christian Dior Ribbon Work Skirt Suit
Christian Dior
Beautiful pink and green woven ribbon checked skirt suit circa 1960s by Christian Dior with the New York label attached. The jacket fastens with two buttons at the front, poppers at th...