Sheer Black Floral Velvet Beaded Gown. This gown is so beautiful. It was hand beaded, it appears.
The attention to detail is vintage Bob Mackie. From the stunning velvet burnout panels, outlined in iridescent beads to the metallic gold striped lining, you are certain to feel elegant in this dress. The size and material tags are missing. Ents and this dress appears to be a size Medium 8 10 in US Sizing.
Ruffled stretch neckline beaded horizontally in brown metal and iridescent blue beads. Long sleeves are sheer with elasticized ruffled cuffs. Bodice lined with soft black semi-sheer crinkly material. Zipper back with hook-and-eye closure.
Inside waistband has adjustable hook-and-eye closures. Waist band is semi-sheer black material over striped gold lining material. Semi-sheer skirt is long and black, adorned with rich velvet burnout flowers that are outlined in beading.Skirt lined with gold striped material. Inside hem has black lace finishing strip. Armpit to armpit: 32"-36" as there is stretch. Length from top of shoulder to bottom hem: 56. The material content is missing but there is a'Dry Clean Only' tag. The dress is probably made of silk with metallic threading in the lining. Bob Mackie is an internationally renowned costume and fashion designer who has dressed some of the most glamorous entertainment icons in the world.
With a career spanning five decades, nine Emmy Award winds, three Academy Award nominations, and an induction into the Television Academy Hall of Fame, Bob Mackie's career is nothing short of legendary. A native of Southern California, Bob's career began in 1961, where he was in demand as a sketch artist for many costume designers in film, including Edith Head and Jean Louis.In 1966, the vivacious Mitzi Gaynor decided she was ready for a whole new look and quickly engaged Mackie to design the costumes for her famous Las Vegas Review and her upcoming television specials. For Mackie, this was a marriage made in heaven with dance, glamour, and comedy all in one package. After seeing Gaynor's Las Vegas show, Carol Burnett and TV producer, Joe Hamilton hired him to design the entire wardrobe for the first Carol Burnett Show, where he remained the show's costume designer for it's eleven year run on air. Bob is equally well known for his designs worn by Cher on her television show, as well as her concert tours, winning an Emmy in 1999 for Cher: Live in Concert from Las Vegas and in 2003 for Cher: The Farewell Tour. The item "Bob Mackie Vintage Black Beaded Floral Velvet Sheer Gold Lined Gown Size M 8 10" is in sale since Sunday, June 04, 2017. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "carolyns3" and is located in Naples, Florida.
This item can be shipped to United States.