Detail: Vintage 1980s cocktail evening dress and jacket ensemble by Geoffrey Beene. The strapless dress is boned to bust, side and back for a confident fit. Beautiful silver print on black, consisting of stitched impression to bodice; miniture fruit and nuts to skirt. Closure with double zip (inner & outer) to back. Bolero jacket zips to front. High collar is so elegant. The composition of construction is breathtaking. Lots of hand finishing. Dress is fully lined.
Period: Early 1980s
Colour: Black, Silver & Grey
Sizing: Extra Small UK6. Dress: Bust upto 29". Waist 24". Hips upto 32-3", Length from top of bust 33". Jacket: Shoulders seam to seam 14.5". Sleeve from shoulder seam to cuff 20.5". Length 19.5"
Geoffrey Beene's, career spans more than 40 years, having started his own company in 1963: gaining enormous notoriety for his bolero jackets, high waisted pants, structured dresses and paper-doll silhouettes. In 1967, he shot to stardom after designing Lynda Bird Johnson’s high necked princess line wedding dress . In 1974, Beene was one of the first designers to launch an affordable casual clothing line called Beene Bag. In 1976, he was the first American designer to hold a fashion show in Milan. Constantly praised for revolutionizing fashion, Beene had received several awards from the industry such as an induction in Fashion Hall of Fame and a lifetime achievement award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) in 1988.
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