1955 Jean Dessès Haute Couture Ivory Silk Chiffon Strapless Draped Gown


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1955 Jean Dessès Haute Couture Ivory Silk Chiffon Strapless Draped Gown

$8,500.00 USD

ID: 0221231

Size: extra small

Condition: Excellent

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A simply stunning and incredibly timeless Jean Dessès heavy pleated ivory silk chiffon gown dating back to his 1955 spring-summer collection. Jean Dessès dresses are rare, unique and highly collectible. He is one of the most important designers of the 20th century and was a designated Haute Couture house under the official Chambre Syndicale de la Couture. Fashioned from exquisite ivory silk chiffon, this beauty has everything you look for when searching for this designer. The strapless nipped waist bodice has fully boned corsetry with intricate pleating and an asymmetric drape design. The craftsmanship is simply amazing; the concept reads so modern and looks sensational when you walk. We added any pictures so you can appreciate this beautiful achievement. A gorgeous one-of-a-kind custom couture gown that would definitely make an unforgettable bridal or red carpet look.

Bust: 32 inches
Waist: 24 inches
Hips: up to 35 inches

This rare Jean Desses Paris haute couture dress is in beautiful wearable condition with no holes or alternations. Presents beautifully. The garment closes with original French éclair metal zippers. There is gorgeous corset boning throughout the bodice to keep the shape. After close inspection we found some spots and underarm wear to the silk-chiffon. Please message for detailed pictures. A true piece of French mid-century fashion history.