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RARE Vintage Late 1960's Couture Jean - Louis Gold Lame Psychedelic Party Dress
From a beautiful Chicago estate - this lady had some incredible designer clothing, please check my shop for more. 1970's Hermes was found in there too...
Jean Louis Berthault worked in the movies designing costume for Columbia pictures and later at Universal Studios. During this time he also did the private wardrobes of many of his star clients, including the television wardrobe for Loretta Young in 1953. In 1961 he left the studios to form his own design firm, Jean Louis, Inc. He specialized in cocktail and evening dresses. It was Jean Louis who designed the infamous “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress, worn by Marilyn Monroe in 1962 when she sang at JFK’s birthday party.
Very rare and hard to find designer and this dress blows away all the others I have ever found, it is really a stunning collectors piece.
Very fancy couture psychedelic red dress with a neon paisley and floral print mixed with gold lame threads. Very high end dress and really special.
This dress is a showstopper for any formal occasion. It is simply stunning in person!
Sold at the famous Marshall Fields 28 Shop which which is equivalent to Neiman Marcus Trophy room. It is where the highest end clothing was sold on State Street and Michigan Ave in Chicago.
The upper bodice is nice and fitted.
Fitted at the waist with a tiny belt you can wear with or without, there are no loops.
zippers up the back.
There are tiny snaps to cover the zipper.
Very cool sleeves that puff out and have 4 snaps at the wrist.
Fabric: Silk & gold lame, im pretty sure, there is no tag
Size: S - tagged a vintage size 10
Brand: Jean - Louis
Condition: Excellent vintage condition professionally dry cleaned using non-toxic chemicals. Looks like it was never worn!
Measurements - fabric does NOT have stretch
Full in the Hips
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