1972 Halston Couture Graphic Tie-Dye Print Silk Bohemian Maxi Dress Caftan


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1972 Halston Couture Graphic Tie-Dye Print Silk Bohemian Maxi Dress Caftan

$2,300.00 USD

ID: 0915173

Size: medium

Condition: Excellent

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Halston revolutionized the way women dress and is one of the few designers, alongside Claire McCardell and Norman Norell, to define what is American fashion. Throughout most of the seventies he epitomized the glamour, as well as the decadence of the era, becoming a central figure in the nightlife scene of New York's Studio 54. He was known for his soft body-conscious clothing with beautiful draping. This stunning caftan maxi dress is a perfect example of his genius. The fabric itself is a masterpiece; watercolor "light as a feather" tie-dye silk chiffon in one of the prettiest color combinations I've ever seen. This rare Halston handpainted tie-dyed series was produced by famed American textile house Up Tied. The free flowing silhouette with minimal construction makes this garment so comfortable and effortless to wear. Its the perfect piece to throw on during the day with sandals or sexy platforms for night. This is that versatile unique garment every fashionista looks for. Museum quality showstopper!

(caftan is free-size; below dimensions are of matching brown underslip)
Bust: 36-37 inches
Hips: 42 inches
Total Length: 58 inches

This vintage Halston Couture designer caftan ensemble is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Closes with back-button. Only sign of age are a few tiny pulls which are not noticeable when worn. A wearable investment piece that will only continue to increase in value.