This 'Roland Klein' London 1980s strapless Avante Garde designer cocktail dress is at least 40 years young and in excellent condition.
The immaculate tailoring of a vintage garment like this both flatters the body and provides beautiful style. This unique piece will always look great with minimal effort.
Be bold, brave or subtle and this dress will always be a winning and coveted look. Tie in your favourite footwear and accessories and take this look to town!
Circa:1940 - 2000 Origin: Private Collection Label: Roland Klein
Fabric: Silk and Lurex Condition: Very Good commensurate with age and love. Some discreet age spots that do not detract from wear.
Modern Size Indicator*: 6 - 8 Waist/Fit: Bust 38, Waist 32 cm, Hip 45cm (Laid flat) Vintage Size Indicator: 12
Fit: Tailored Fixture: Original
DESIGNER INFORMATION: Roland Klein was born in Rouen, France in 1938. He studied in Paris at the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture from 1955 to 1957. In 1960 he joined DIOR, and in 1962 moved to JEAN PATOU where he worked as assistant to Karl Lagerfeld. Klein went to London in 1965 and joined the firm of Marcel Fenez, in 1973 he became managing director of this firm.
NOTE: Sale Items/Damaged Items cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned.
Our vintage items are rated as follows:
Excellent: Near or near to new quality, with no noted flaws and may often be presented in original packaging or, with original tags (deadstock) all commensurate with age and love
Very Good:May have some minor issue, as noted
Good: Some minor flaws which may be repairable, or may not detract from the garment when worn
Rescue: Flaws as described which may or may not detract when worn in most cases possibility of repair
We estimate sizes as current or, 'modern' sizing rather than vintage sizing as eras do vary.
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