The PERFECT CHANEL Black Cocktail Dress. Made of fine Black Silk and Silk Organza. Strapless with a shirred bodice closed in the back with a zipper & Bridal Buttons. Asymmetrical Chiffon Drape below the hipline. This is the charm and whimsy of Karl Lagerfeld This is CHANEL, the ultimate in Fashion.
Lagerfeld is the essence of a fashion innovator who can make a simple Dress into HIGH-ART. When guests filed into the Grand Palais for the most recent runway show, they were greeted by the sight of a giant monument to the Chanel jacket, apparently cast in concrete. The message? The immutability of the brand Perhaps not a bad statement, when the for rock-solid future investments is, to put it mildly, playing on people's minds. In Karl Lagerfeld's hands, the Chanel couture jacket is an infinitely malleable treasure, always current yet timelessly valuable. This new collection reiterated that magical strength to the max, with lyrical plays on the little tweed classic. It was cut in neat shapes in almost every variation Also there was an homage to Coco herself and her IDEAL Dress.
Here is a CHANEL Cocktail Dress that has had many variations through the years & the runway presentations. This one will always be perfectly elegant and tasteful. Nothing trendy, nor flippant about this divine sense of style , but worn on only one occasion, the dating tag is missing. It is a Size 36 and will fit a Size 4-6 with perfection.
Fabrication 100% Silk Crepe and Silk Chiffon. It is strapless and the bodice is completely shirred from the top of the decolletage to below the long waistline. The back provides the closure of a zipper covered with Black Silk Self-Covered Bridal Buttons. The same fabric as the torso completes the hipline and is married to the Silk Chiffon Skirt. The skirt drapes asymmetrically and is longer in the back than in the front. The skirting is made with two layers of the silk chiffon for modesty and texture.
Playful and charming and absolutely wearable all year round. The dress is a slim fitting strapless sheath that is made to be figure flattering. It is tagged a Size 36 or a US Size 4-6. 16" Long from top of bodice to end of shirring Silk Crepe Bustline is 34 1/2", Waistline is 27", Hipline is 36". Skirting is 32" Long to the longest point in the back. Retail for this dress was appoximately $7,500.00. It is in perfect almost unworn condition
If you saw the film the LAST GREAT EMPEROR of Fashion about Valentino. His one designer compatriot was Karl Lagerfeld. They admired the retrospective together. and Lagerfeld, said: " If it wasn't for you and me, every one else is making rags" Lagerfeld is a notorious egomaniac, but there is some truth to his amazing ego. When you can have true glamour, & Classic timeless chic, don't settle for less. and, a piece of history, too. Don't miss out