ARCHIVE - Haute Couture Christian Lacroix 1990s Colourful Rose Print Dress

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This 1990s Christian Lacroix Luxe label dress features a colourful and bold rose print in silk embossed organza. The magnificent construction is a combination of machine and hand stitching of the very finest haute couture quality. The dress is lined in white silk with handmade shoulder pads and there is a black taffeta silk underdress that is integrally made with its own secondary fastening zip. The outer organza dress zips up over the top of the taffeta underdress and the arm cuffs also have wrist zips for ease of access. This piece has a beautiful, tailored shift construction and a show-stopping mini fishtail on the hem that incorporates the fabric of the dress. There is an overlaid additional black triple folded train to complete the look. Lacroix couture pieces are rare and we suspect this unusual label was made for the Christian Lacroix flagship store or by special order from the haute couture collection.

The condition is very good to excellent with only very gentle signs of wear. There are no faults of any note. Marked a French 44, we estimate this will fit up to UK 14 or US 10 but could be altered if desired.

BUST - 40.4 in. (102.6 cm)
WAIST - 33 in. (83.8 cm)
HIP - 42 in. (107 cm)
LENGTH - 36.6 in. (92.9 cm)
SHOULDERS - 17.2 in. (44 cm)

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