Sunday, August 30, 2009

New at Couture Allure - Vintage Designer Dresses

New this week at Couture Allure - items from three French couturiers and some wonderful party dresses.

French couturier#1, a 1990's velvet and silk chiffon cocktail dress by Jean-Louis Scherrer. Floating drapes hang from the shoulders down the back.

French couturier #2, a 1970's vibrant orange silk suit by Givenchy. I guarantee you'll be noticed in this suit!

French couturier #3, a 1980's dress by Grès Boutique in black silk faille. A blouson bodice with deep dolman sleeves over a slim skirt defines 80's style. Dresses by Mme. Grès are nearly impossible to find anymore, so this is a rare treat indeed!

This 1970's black evening gown has a halter neckline and is trimmed with authentic black fox fur down the skirt front and along the hem.

From the 1950's, this strapless taffeta party dress by Kay Selig goes from this......

......to this! The sweet little shrug jacket attaches with 4 snaps under the front of the strapless bodice. How cool is that?

3 comments:

Fabulous Finds Gal said...

Wow!! The 70's black elegant number with the fur!!! Fabulous finds! One vintage lover to another...

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Jessica Cangiano said...

The last two stunning black evening gowns are right up my alley! They would truly be the type of pieces that you'd buy and be able to wear for the rest of time to all manner of fancy and formal functions.

Wishing you a beautiful Monday & week ahead!
♥ Jessica

Belle de Ville said...

Oh la la...the fur is fabulous. and now that I am "of a certain age" that Jean Louis Sherrer looks like my kind of dress.

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