Evening Dress, Purse, and Shoes

Description:

Gold patterned evening dress with jacket, shoes and clutch.

A) Jacket: tailored, cropped shell in peacock eye, gold metallic brocade with red and mauve highlights. Jewel neckline with full-length set-in sleeves. The neckline and cuffs are embellished with wide bands of gold cord, gold beads and large gold, yellow and red rhinestones. Fully lined in gold silk. Shoulder pads.

B) Dress: Fitted, slightly dropped waist, sleeveless bodice with scooped neckline and low plunging back. Centerback zipper closure with a single hook & eye at the neckline. Slightly dropped waistseam with full, gathered, pouf skirt. The skirt has an asymetrical hem falling from knee-level centerfront to mid-calf centerback. Sideseam hip-level pockets. The bodice piece lined with gold chiffon. Waist stay of gold silk.
Bust pads. The skirt is self lined with a rolled and poufed hem. There is a large tuck in the skirt lining, possibly from an alteration.

Label: "Givenchy / Made in France"

C-D) Shoes: matching gold brocade, high heeled pumps. Tan leather soles. Gold leather lining with stamped label in instep.

Label: "Rene Mancini / Paris / Fait Main"

E) Clutch: matching gold brocade envelope clutch with magnetic clasp closure. Pleated accents on flap. Gold interior clips for chain. Ivory silk faille lining with patch pocket.

Label: Rene Mancini. Paris.

Creator(s): Givenchy, Hubert de
Location(s): France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Creation Date: 1990
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 17
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Givenchy, Hubert de

Givenchy, Hubert de (b. Beauvis, France, 1927 - )

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1990
Coverage:
Place
France - Île-de-France Region - Département de Ville de Paris - Paris
Date
1990  
Description:

Gold patterned evening dress with jacket, shoes and clutch.

A) Jacket: tailored, cropped shell in peacock eye, gold metallic brocade with red and mauve highlights. Jewel neckline with full-length set-in sleeves. The neckline and cuffs are embellished with wide bands of gold cord, gold beads and large gold, yellow and red rhinestones. Fully lined in gold silk. Shoulder pads.

B) Dress: Fitted, slightly dropped waist, sleeveless bodice with scooped neckline and low plunging back. Centerback zipper closure with a single hook & eye at the neckline. Slightly dropped waistseam with full, gathered, pouf skirt. The skirt has an asymetrical hem falling from knee-level centerfront to mid-calf centerback. Sideseam hip-level pockets. The bodice piece lined with gold chiffon. Waist stay of gold silk.
Bust pads. The skirt is self lined with a rolled and poufed hem. There is a large tuck in the skirt lining, possibly from an alteration.

Label: "Givenchy / Made in France"

C-D) Shoes: matching gold brocade, high heeled pumps. Tan leather soles. Gold leather lining with stamped label in instep.

Label: "Rene Mancini / Paris / Fait Main"

E) Clutch: matching gold brocade envelope clutch with magnetic clasp closure. Pleated accents on flap. Gold interior clips for chain. Ivory silk faille lining with patch pocket.

Label: Rene Mancini. Paris.

Note:

Original sketches for this outfit show that the ensemble was originally designed with a fur collar and cuffs rather than the existing jeweled versions.

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Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30251
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
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