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Dior Couture London Gown Dress


  • Model: dior 5342

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GLAMOROUS AND ELEGANT VINTAGE 1960'S DIOR COUTURE LONDONTHIS IS A COLLECTOR'S ITEM Quintessential late 60s/early 70s style(approximately a Size 4; please check dimensions carefully)Authenticated by VMS (Value My Stuff); below is their description and evaluation (no edits on my part)The suggested insurance valuation is $8,000.Guarantee lineChristian Dior London Dress & Cape by Marc BohanDescriptionVery fine silk taffeta, decorated with beads, sequins and feather trims.DateCirca 1960s-1970sExtra NotesThe dress is not a Christian Dior Haute Couture dress, but an ensemble of the line Christian Dior London that made special collections for the UK and US markets under the umbrella of Christian Dior. It is very high quality pret-a-porter label, which was however made by the craftsmen who supplied the Christian Dior boutique line and haute couture. The ensemble was created 1962-1968 by Marc Bohan the designer for Dior collections. Dior retains high values and has worldwide appeal to both collectors and those who wear vintage fashions. Although Dior's 'new look' fashions of the early 50s are the most sought after, other eras are also popular. This piece has a quintessential late 60s / early 70s style. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~DIMENSIONS & CONDITION: Chest Size:35 (under armpits x 2); Waist Size:Empire - 31; Waist 6 below armpits - 32; Hip Size:(14 below armpit) - 39; Shoulder to Shoulder: 14Waist to Hem: Shoulder seam to bottom of hem - 53Shoulder to Hem: 53 (3 inch hem) Width at hemline - 66If you would like any other specific dimensions or photos, please contact me. I am happy to satisfy any requests for information. Note on condition: Very good to Excellent for a garment of its age. The garment was worn once for a very grand wedding. It was cleaned after that and has not been cleaned since. There is a very small spot on the gown (see photo). Also on the underside of the hem there is darkening. All beading is pristine.CAPE DIMENSIONS: 171/2 from shoulder to hem, plus additional 5 of feathers. Feathers measure 7 total.