A one-of-a-kind and absolutely gorgeous Halston Couture beaded silk ensemble made for his greatest friend and muse, the talented Liza Minnelli. Not only did this stunning set come straight from her closet but she also famously wore the jacket to the opening night and after party for "The Little Foxes" on Broadway. Minnelli told Harper's Bazaar in 2011, "We got along instantly, and he became my fashion mate. I did what he said. He really took care of me." As pictured, they moved in an incredibly glamorous circle of friends that included Elizabeth Taylor and Andy Warhol.
The entire ensemble is densely covered in metallic bugle beads, sparkling sequins, pearls and mirror ornaments all on a luxurious sheer black silk. The elaborate pattern used is wearable art at its finest. The complex design must have taken weeks to complete. The dress has a seductive thin-strap scoop neck plunge with flirty side-slits. The sculpted high-neck jacket flatters the figure and whispers effortless luxurious. You can wear the dress alone for a perfect disco moment or style the statement jacket with some slacks. Halston revolutionized the way women dress and is one of the few designers to define what is American fashion. This is such an iconic museum worthy piece of Halston history that will instantly become a favorite in your collection.
Bust: 33-34 inches
Waist: 30 inches
Hips: up to 36 inches
Total Length: 34 inches
Sleeve Length: 23 inches
Total Length: 28 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches
This Halston Couture dress and matching jacket made for Liza Minnelli is in excellent condition with no rips, holes or missing beadwork. Come with Certificate of Authenticity. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will only continue to increase in value.