A Lacey Floral Couture 1930s Dreem...
Design - This exquisite gown comes from early couture house Blackshire in a two piece soft lace and vibrant floral patterning. The under-dress is like a dress in and of itself. It features a drop waist and has its own silk satin lining with a sheer point top above the breast and classic low cut armholes with a layered lace bottom that falls into a train in the back. The under-dress is made longer than the dress so that the layered lace ruffles flow around the floor of the wearer like black water. The lace overdress is made from the softest lace I've ever known and features a vibrant patterning of purple pink and green floral bunches throughout with the fallen poesy or violet fluttering among the soft lace all on its own. The dress is cut on the bias and has a high front that's cut to the collar bone and a large open keyhole back that buttons with two tiny buttons. The soft, drapey puff sleeves are just so elegant and go almost to the elbow. The skirt of the dress becomes flowing at its base as it swims among the layers of the under-dress. This dress is definitely still holding style elements of the 1920s. A very ethereal early 1930s couture example of the pure elegance of the time.
Material - silk and lace
Maker - "Blackshire - Paris - New York"
*Please double all measurements except length
*For reference the model is a 32x26x38
*Also please leave room for putting on overhead as there are no closures on this gown.
Waist - 18"
Length - 66"
Bust - 20 "
Waist - 16"
Length - 60"
Condition - This dress was sent to Margaret's cleaners. Margaret's is the oldest couture cleaners in the country. The specialize in vintage couture cleaning and restoration. This gown is in very good condition with one spot of repair to the lace done by Margarets. It comes to you in clean ready-to-wear condition.
An exquisite example of Art Deco fashion to add to your vintage wardrobe!
Model - CC Pyle
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