Chiffon Gown by Jean Varon Collectors piece
Original Vintage: Full length chiffon gown
Dating from: 1970
Label: Jean Varon (John Bates) known for his designs for the Avengers Emma Peel 1965 - 66 collectable
Side seam to side seam across the bust 36 " ( 91 cm)
slightly High Waist 32" (81 cm)
Length Back neck to hem 57 1/2 " 146 cm)
A Rock Follies Vintage Size: 12
Please check our size guide for how to take your measurements.
Fabric: warm brown acetate lining with mid brown chiffon over dress and embroidered ribbon stitched to form the bodice, and cuff
Style: A designer full length chiffon gown, with sheer shoulders there is a small snag to the left shoulder and sheer bishops sleeve.
Features: The ribbon bodice makes a striking contrast to the gown stitched together in rows, a black background with light tan leaves and red flower with a white centre, the ribbon is also on the cuff which are finished with a cover button and rouleau loop. There are double layers of different lengths of gathered chiffon at the neck and cuffs in a Pierrot style. The sleeve from a sheer shoulder becomes a voluminous bishop sleeve. The bodice is finished above the waist which makes the length appear longer and elegant
Closure: metal zip down centre back into the lining the chiffon seam is open and so the zip appears to disappear.
Ideal to wear for: Red Carpet, Ball, Special Event
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition: there is a small snag to the left shoulder see photos is more obvious over the white cloth of the mannequin than skin.
Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age, but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection. Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:
Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)
Dry clean only
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