Breathtaking Stavropoulos black liquid silk-satin goddess gown dating back to the mid 1970's. George Stavropoulos was a New York fashion designer best known for his innovative draped dresses and evening gowns that seemed to float in air. Many of his designs were influenced by the grace of classic Greek sculpture. He was couturier to celebrities such as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor and Barbra Streisand. His gowns were made almost entirely by hand in his own atelier. Their quality and workmanship rivaled that of Parisian Haute-Couture. They were expensive, selling for up to $7500 in the late 1970's. This beautiful garment is a wonderful example of his genius. The bodice is an elegant simple strapless which the skirting is fashioned from complex draping that looks effortless when worn. I love the asymmetric prong-set rhinestone detailing which is so modern. Stavropoulos ignored fashion trends and women buying one of his gowns know that it will never go out of style.
Bust: 32-33 inches
Hips: up to 44 inches
Length top to waist: 11 inches
Length waist to hem: 40 inches
This Stavropoulos Couture gown is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working back hidden zipper. This garment is over 40 years old and is truly stunning.