1977 Jean Muir Beaded Navy Rayon Capelet Plunge Belted Dress w/ Tags


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1977 Jean Muir Beaded Navy Rayon Capelet Plunge Belted Dress w/ Tags

$1,800.00 USD

ID: 1026183

Size: medium

Condition: Perfect

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A gorgeous 1977 Jean Muir designer rayon viscose dress with original deadstock $2895 price tags still attached. The self-taught Muir made her name in the 1960's, creating a reputation for exquisitely tailored, timeless, feminine clothing. Muir is 'designer’s designer’, admired by the likes of Gaultier, Issey Miyake and Giorgio Armani. She continually held the attention and respect of fashion critics, and worked with some of the world’s most established photographers. A 1975 survey reported the two most copied designers in the world to be Jean Muir and Yves Saint Laurent. This breathtaking Jean Muir creation is everything a woman wants. The body is cut long and lean with vertical seaming. Each seam is done with her signature top stitching in a matching navy thread. The sparkling beadwork adds the perfect amount of sparkle. The bodice definitely has a 1930's vibe with the beautiful flutter capelet plunge and leanlong sleeves. The matching sash belt creates the most flattering nipped-waist silhouette. A rare and important piece of wearable fashion history.

Bust: 35-36 inches
Waist: 28 inches (belt can be used to make smaller)
Hips: up to 38 inches
Total Length: 54 inches

This Jean Muir designer dress is in excellent never worn condition with no rips, stains or holes. Matching waist-belt included. Oiginal $2895 price tag from 1977 still attached.