1977 Documented Givenchy Purple Silk Chiffon Gown
This may be one of the most fantastic gowns that Givenchy ever produced! Hand screened silk chiffon that has a romantic floral print is the basis of this masterpiece. The gown itself is simple and perfect - a softly gathered high bodice with teeny silk straps tops a flowing silk chiffon skirt that fall to the floor in a pretty column. It weighs mere ounces and you will feel like it floats around you as you walk. The overall effect is sift and ethereal like some beautiful goddess worthy gown. Astonishingly beautiful and a true example of how extraordinary great design can be when cut and fabric are married to perfection. A similar gown was used in the 1977 ad campaign and appeared in L'Officiel - see last photo. Excellent, museum quality condition
Fully lined in a deep grape colored silky rayon. It closes with a side, fine metal painted zipper. Hand finished. The upper seam on the bodice is elastic for the perfect fit. You can tuck the straps in and wear it strapless as well.
Top Bodice seam: stretches from 11-15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bust: 13-16' flat across from side seam to side seam
Empire waist: 13-15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Natural Waist: 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 10" from top of the straps to empire waist
Skirt: 42" from empire waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.
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