Unusual Printed One Shouldered Evening Gown 38
An unusual 1970's evening gown in red nylon with a white floral print. One shouldered bodice with braid trim, beads and sequins (the thin strap on the other side was added later and is currently only pinned on one side... I was going to take it out but thought that someone might want it). Flowing, double layer nylon skirt. Bodice is lined but skirt is not. Side metal zipper.
AMAZING Bill Blass Fiery Red Halter Gown
A stunning 1970's Bill Blass Gown in a fiery red lightweight synthetic knit. Two tiered strapless gown with a front nylon zipper (concealed when worn), a long weighted tie at the center of the neckline and a front center seam slit. Matching drape/sash. This gown has nearly endless possibilities for different looks... it can be worn strapless, with a thin halter tie as shown above, with the additional drape tied in to make a halter, with the additional drape used as a drape across the neck or even as a shoulder sash. Dress is not lined. Built in bustier. "Bill Blass," label.
Oscar de la Renta Siamese Queen Pantsuit
Gifted by the aluminum company Alcoa to Clare Ritter in 1978... a yellow, pink, green and blue aluminum cloth pantsuit trimmed with aluminum coins and teardrop pearls... dubbed the Siamese Queen. Long tunic and matching pants. Fully lined in ivory silk. Tunic zips up the front with a nylon zipper. Pants have a side nylon zipper. "Oscar de La Renta," label.
FANTASTIC Pierre Cardin Tangerine & White Polka Dotted Evening Gown
A FABULOUS 1970's evening dress in tangerine and white polka dotted silk. This gown is constructed with the illusion of a shell and an accordion pleated skirt (not pleated on rear) but is in fact a one piece dress. Dress is fully lined. Rear nylon zipper. Matching neck tie. "Pierre Cardin Paris New York," label.
SUPER 1970's Jean Muir Silk Evening Ensemble
A WONDERFUL Bohemian silk evening ensemble from Jean Muir. Short sleeved top with contrasting trim and patch pockets. Top has self fabric button closures and tie waistband. Matching wide legged pants. Label reads, "Jean Muir London." Additional label reads, "Made in England for Nan Duskin." Additional label reads, "100% Pure Silk. Hand Loom. Made in India."
Lillie Rubin 1970's Pink Coccoon Gown w/ Glitter
A great 70's gown in pink poly with glitter accents. DRAMATIC coccoon styling with fitted hips/skirt. We've seen the shorter versions of these dresses resurfacing in modern designer collections over the past couple of seasons. Draped, weighted back. Attached underdress. Closureless. "Lillie Rubin," label.
Super FAB Early 1970's Black Silk Jean Patou Cocktail Ensemble
A super FAB early 1970's black silk Jean Patou cocktail ensemble. Terrific mini dress with wrap bust and empire waist. Stylish bow accents both front and back. Back of dress is wrapped and has an off center nylon zipper. AWESOME matching cropped jacket. Both dress and jacket are lined. Label reads, "Collection Boutique Jean Patou Paris Editee Par Mendes."
1973 Geoffrey Beene Boutique Ruffled Halter Evening Gown
A knockout halter gown in green and white polka dotted chiffon (with an underlying stripe). Plunging halter neckline with wired ruffle trim. SEXY, open back. Gown has a full, SWEEPING skirt. Fully lined. Hidden rear nylon zipper. Geoffrey Beene Boutique label.
COOL Mollie Parnis One Shouldered Ivory Crepe Gown w/ Long Fringe
A gorgeous 70's dress in ivory crepe. One shouldered styling with dramatic long fringe trim. Dress is fully lined and has a side nylon zipper. "Mollie Parnis," label.
Bill Blass 1970's Silk Leopard Goddess Gown
An fantastic 70's goddess gown from Bill Blass. Unique treatment of the silk... the threads are woven more densely at the hem, creating a the look of a separate solid panel at the hem. Long sleeved bodice is gathered elegantly into the center. Rear of the bodice closes at the neck and hangs open down the back. Dress has an attached taupe silk underdress with triangle cups and thin straps in the rear. Rear nylon zipper below the waist. Bill Blass label.
Fred Perlberg Polka Dotted Yellow Chiffon O-Ring Halter Dress
Canary yellow and white polka dotted chiffon. Gracefully draped gown with SEXY O-ring halter styling. Dress is fully lined. Bodice is boned at the sides only. Rear nylon zipper. Slightly later (70's), "Fred Perlberg Originals," label.
DREAMY 1970's Tan Chiffon Goddess Halter Gown w/ Rhinestones
A supremely sensual goddess gown in tan chiffon. Gracefully gathered bust with dress length scarf trailing from the center. FABULOUS rhinestone necklace halter strap. Gown has a lovely flowing skirt. Rear nylon zipper. Dress is fully lined. Gown has a matching sheer cape w/ gathered collar. No labels.
Fashion Model Wearing Yves Saint Laurent Dress
Original caption: Model wearing a long, dark jersey dress with high waist and links at the shoulder by Yves Saint Laurent.
Photographer: Bob Stone
Date Photographed: ca. 1973