VINTAGE GEORGE F. COUTURE FORTUNY-LOOK PLEATED RED EVENING GOWN ADORNED WITH A HUGE RHINESTONE BOW - PERFECT FOR CHRISTMAS PARTIES, NEW YEAR'S EVE & VALENTINE'S DAY
A very glamorous vintage pleated Fortuny-look George F. Couture evening gown in a scarlet red shade - there are hundreds of tiny pleats in the evening gown & the back is adorned with a huge rhinestone accented bow
This brand was sold only in very expensive & the finest stores such as I. Magnin, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman & Saks Fifth Avenue
The shade of red is a deeper lipstick red which is fabulous & a gorgeous jewel-tone shade of red perfect for the holidays
The evening gown is composed of hundreds of tiny pleats with a very wide 8-¾” horizontally pleated cummerbund which will whittle down your waistline to nothing
There is a very low back on the evening gown with a zipper under that plus a hook & eye - a huge 14” red satin bow is accented with 3 rows of sparkling rhinestones for glamour so you will look fabulous both from the front & the back - long slit in back for ease in walking - lined bodice - shoulder pads which can be removed if you wish - ruffley lettuce leaf hem
Just a stunning evening gown which be perfect for the Christmas holidays, a formal affair, Valentines day or a cruise,
By: George F. Couture - New York
Size: 8 but go by the measurements for a good fit
Bust: It is hard to measure because of the open back but appx 40 - 41 stretched a bit
Waist: 30 - 31
Hips: 41 - 42 unstretched but leave a few inches for movement & do not stretch to the maximum or the pleats will not hang properly
Sleeve from neck: 28-1/4
Fabric: Silky poly
Care: Washable - do not clean as the cleaners would probably take the pleats out
Condition: Very good - some light pilling on the fabric which can be removed with a piller - one of the snaps on the bow in back need to be secured - will take a couple of seconds to do that - the dress is hand washable so i would gently wash it by hand to freshen it up before wearing
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Vintage nightgowns & peignoirs may be delicate so I do not wash them in the machine. I wash them in lukewarm water with Woolite or some other mild soap, then rinse & hang dripping wet in the shower.
Since these are vintage items, a bit of extra care needs to be taken with them so they remain beautiful & I definitely would never put a vintage nightgown or a peignoir in the dryer as it would ruin it.
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