Lacroix Haute Couture Puffball Polka Dot Dress With Faux Sleeves - 1980's

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Vintage Lacroix Haute Couture Puffball Polka Dot Dress. This phenomenal strapless dress by Christian Lacroix dates back from the late 1980’s. Lacroix opened his Couture House in 1987 and shook the fashion world with his flamboyant and avantgarde designs. Those early years of his Couture House epitomises the extravagance and glamour that gave Christian Lacroix worldwide fame. Black with white polka dots, this dress is made in cotton piqué. The body has a sweetheart neckline, it is silk-lined, structured with boning for a cinched waist and has a low back. The puffball skirt is lined in crinoline for added structure, flaring out from the waist down. In order to maintain the volume, there is a crinoline underskirt with a white lace hem, adding to the drama and sexiness of the dress. It closes with a back zipper. The faux sleeves make another great feature. Detached from the dress, they are worn on the arms, closing with a zipper on the wrist, creating dramatic shoulders. They make the dress very versatile, allowing for long sleeves and added drama if desired. The impeccable construction and attention to detail make this dress a beautiful example of haute couture. A timeless piece of avantgarde couture for the chic and confident.

Label / Designer: Christian Lacroix (Couture)

Period: Late 1980’s

Origin: France

Materials: Cotton Piqué (80% Cotton, 20% Acrylic); Silk; Crinoline; Lace

Condition: Excellent

Size: 42 (Fr) – 14 (UK) / 10 (US)

Measurements (approximately)

Length: 76cm / 29.9’’

Bust: 80cm / 31.5’’

Waist: 68cm / 26.7’’

Sleeves: 52cm / 20.4’’

Mannequin Measurements (approximately)

Size 8 (UK) / 4(US)
Height: 1.80m/5’9"
Bust: 83cm/33"
Waist: 63cm/25"
Hips: 88cm/35"

 

*Please refer to the size chart below for more information.

 

Size Conversion Chart

 

 

XXS

XS

S

M

L

XL

XXL

XXXL

 

Australia

6

8

10

12

14

16

18

20

 

Denmark

32

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

 

Japan

5

7

9

11

13

15

17

19

 

USA

2

4

6

8

10

12

14

16

 

Italy

38

40

42

44

46

48

50

52

 

France

34

36

38

40

42

44

46

48

 

UK

6

8

10

12

14

16

18

20

Bust

Inches

31

32

34

36

38

40

42

44

Bust

Centimetres

79.5

82

87

92

97

102

106.5

111.5

Waist

Inches

24.5

25.5

27.5

29.5

31.5

33.5

35.5

37

Waist

Centimetres

62

65

69

74

79

84

90

94

Hips

Inches

33

34

36

38

40

42

44

45

Hips

Centimetres

84

86.5

91.5

96.5

101.5

106.5

111.5

114

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*All items have been dry cleaned and carefully inspected.


Ref: CD0049