1996 Ungaro Haute Couture Red Beaded Floral Lace Hourglass Gown & Jacket


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1996 Ungaro Haute Couture Red Beaded Floral Lace Hourglass Gown & Jacket

$2,000.00 USD

ID: 1230211

Size: medium

Condition: Excellent

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Stunning Ungaro haute couture red lace gown ensemble dating back to his 1995-96 fall/winter runway collection. Ungaro, who trained under Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga, described himself as a "sensual obsessive" with a reputation for bold looks. This gorgeous documented runway look definitely confirms Ungaro's genius. The fabric itself is a masterpiece; the highest quality French ruby red hand-beaded floral patterned lace which molds to the body effortlessly. I love the thin-strap scallop edged low-cut plunging bodice with sparkling front center buttons. The matching sheer jacket is a statement piece in it's own right with the dramatic high-neck and lean, long zipper-wrist sleeves. The complex hourglass skirting with slight backside train really looks magnificent when you walk. We added many pictures so one can appreciate this masterful achievement. Breathtaking and timeless; I totally imagine this gliding down the red carpet.

Bust: 36-38 inches
Waist: 29-31 inches
Hips: up to 40 inches
Total Length: 60 inches (not including train)
Sleeve Length: 24 inches
Total Length: 30 inches

This 1996 Ungaro haute couture runway gown ensemble is in excellent condition with no holes, rips or discoloration. Presents beautifully. Perfectly working original buttons in place and hand-set metal zippers. The level of work in this piece would only be found in the highest couture of today. Highly wearable and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.