Christian Dior by John Galliano Runway Skirt Suit, Fall-Winter 1997-1998

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From the iconic ready-to-wear Fall-Winter 1997-1998 « Geisha » collection (in that year Galliano was appointed chief women’s wear designer at Christian Dior), this very chic three piece skirt suit consists of a high waist skirt, an embellished top and a jacket in matching burgundy silk fabric. Embroidered faux pearls around the neckline of the top are adding a touch of glamour in this reinterpretation of the traditional Chinese dress. Fully lined in matching burgundy silk, this collector runway suit is perfect in any occasion ! For info, a similar skirt suit was shown at the « China : Through the Looking Glass » 2015 exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Fits approx. : US 2-6 / FR 36-38

Measurements (taken flat) :
Jacket ->
Width (shoulder to shoulder) approx. 41 cm (16.1 inches)
Width (armpit to armpit) approx. 40 cm (15.7 inches)
Waist approx. 34.5 cm (13.6 inches)
Length (shoulder to hem) approx. 56.5 cm (22.2 inches)
Sleeve length (raglan sleeve) approx. 57.5 cm (22.6 inches)
Total length approx. 62.5 cm (24.6 inches)
Skirt ->
Waist approx. 67.3 cm (26.5 inches)
Total length approx. 53 cm (20.9 inches)
Top ->
Length (shoulder to hem) approx. 37 cm (14.6 inches)
Total length approx. 43.5 cm (17.1 inches)

This item has been professionally cleaned, pressed & carefully inspected by a couture-trained seamstress before being sold.

Credit photos :
Picture n° 10 -> Fashion Channel - Milano


    Material Notes
    Silk, Abstract, Embroidery, Faux, Pearl, Button, Collar, Hook and eye, Raglan, Zip
    Excellent. Usual wear and tear on the buttonhole but not really visible when the jacket is closed..
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Marked Size
    FR 38 (EU)
    Seller Location
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Reference Number
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