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Lanvin

Haute couture silver gown, Spring/Summer 1948

$16,988.93
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This stunning strapless gown is a rare example of haute couture by Lanvin herself. Perfect for a formal event or a wedding dress, the gown is constructed in pure silk with an abstract floral motif and features a gathered neckline and internal boning. Oozing 1940s sophistication, this is a beautiful and timeless piece of fashion history.

Details

  • Haute couture with hand-finishing
  • Constructed in silver damask silk
  • Hook and eyes fastening to the side
  • Excellent condition with the original label, lining and boning
  • Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated
  • Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
  • All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece

Sizing

  • Bust: 86cm
  • Waist: 78cm
  • Hip: 130cm
  • Length: 136cm
  • We estimate this piece to be a UK size M
  • We have been as accurate as possible with the measurements provided, however please note that as vintage clothing does not follow modern standardised sizing we have created a size guide for reference. If you have any questions regarding sizing please use the ‘Need Help? Contact Us’ tab above

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How to ensure the perfect fit

MEASUREMENTS GUIDE

1. SHOULDER

From shoulder tip to shoulder tip.

2. BUST

The fullest part of your bustline.

3. SLEEVE

From the outside of the shoulder to the cuff.

4. WAIST

Your body’s natural waistline at its slimmest point, just above the navel.

5. HIP

Measure around the point of your hips at the top of the legs. This will be approximately nine inches below your natural waistline.

6. INNER LEG

The distance from the top of your inner thigh to the ankle.

*LENGTHS

Lengths are taken from the highest point of the garment (the shoulder or the neckline) to the hem.

MEASUREMENTS & SIZE GUIDE