A Miss Dior Evening Dress by Philippe Guibourgé Circa 1970
Circa 1968 - 1972
Elegant long evening dress signed "Miss Dior" by Philippe Guibourgé around 1970. Very beautiful stretch black silk crepe allowing a heavy drape that moves wonderfully well. Sober cut with apparent simplicity, bustier with a crew neck and long sleeves, zip fastening at the back. Slit skirt slightly pleated at the waist which is held by a grosgrain belt inside. Astonishing work of split skirt cut in the bias and draped in one piece seamless at the bottom. Wide belt in black silk satin ribbon forming a loop on the front and held by hooks hidden under the knot. Black woven label attached to the zip indicating Miss Dior Made in France. No lining. No defect. Excellent condition of color and conservation.
Dimensions: Equivalent French Size 36 Height 153 cm Shoulders 37 cm Sleeve 57 cm Chest 82 cm Waist 64 cm Hips 85 cm Slit 48 cm
Philippe Guibourgé is a French stylist born in 1931 and died in 1986. Known for having worked alongside Jacques Fath, he assisted Antonio del Castillo at Lanvin for three years. He entered at the house designer Dior in 1960 with Marc Bohan. With Adeline André, he is the creator of the Miss Dior ready-to-wear line created in 1967. In 1974, he joined the designer house Chanel where he also took care of the ready-to-wear line.