1950's Eleanora Garnett Italian Couture Blue Purple Pleated Chiffon Dress


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1950's Eleanora Garnett Italian Couture Blue Purple Pleated Chiffon Dress

$1,200.00 USD

ID: 203201

Size: small

Condition: Excellent

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An incredibly grand and timeless full-skirt party dress by the Italian Couture House of Eleanora Garnett. The House of Garnett had elegant high-end boutiques in both Rome and New York during the 1950's. Her ready-to-wear pieces are hard to find but her couture creations, like this one, are extremely rare. I love the unique cobalt-blue and purple color combinations which in itself is so innovative. The fabric is a luxurious light weight micro-pleated silk chiffon with iridescent taffeta lining. The low-plunge sweetheart boned bodice has a flattering shawl-halter design. A nipped waist circle-skirt, with eye-catching asymmetric draping, finished this garment off with the perfect "New Look" vixen vibe. This beautiful Italian creation is pure wearable art at its best.

Bust: 35-36 inches
Waist: 27 inches
Hips: Free Sweep
Total Length top to waist: 46 inches

This stunning Eleanora Garnett haute couture dress is in excellent condition with no rips, fade or alternations. The inside is immaculate, fully-boned and all hand-finished. Perfectly working side metal-zipper. Only signs of wear are a pin-hole and a faint spot on the circle skirt. Please message for detailed pictures. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.