Vintage 1960s Designer Louis Feraud Linen Space Age Dress- New!
Bust: 37 - 38 inches + 94 - 96.5 cm
Waist: 34 inches + 86 cm
Shoulder Edge to Shoulder Edge: 15.5 inches + 39 cm
Hips: 42 inches +107 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 41 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 40 inches + 102 cm
Hem Length : 1.75 inches + 4.5 cm
Zipper Length: 21 inches + 53 cm
Seam Allowance: unknown due to lining
Note: Measurements are taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam. This is the maximum size allowable, so please consider individual fit and comfort.
* 1960s quality colour block linen commercially made dress
* Fabric colours are cream and black
* Classic silhouette with a dropped waist and an A-line skirt
* Bodice is black, sleeveless with a jewel neckline
* Dropped waist with wide saddle stitch trim
* Skirt is cream with a black criss-cross trim
* Wide black panel at hemline
* Back nylon zipper
* Fully lined in black taffeta in bodice and white taffeta at skirt
* Labelled Louis Feraud Paris Tailored by Andre Peters
Louis Feraud’s (1920-1999) fashion career started when he opened his first boutique in Cannes, France, in 1955. As luck would have it, Brigitte Bardot bought one of his dresses, and the attention this brought to the store helped to establish his name. He held his first runway show in 1960, after which his clothes were carried by stores in the US, Canada and the UK. In Paris, his boutique sold both his couture and pret-a-porter creations. In the 1960s Feraud was known for his strikingly graphic mod dresses and suits. His style softened in the 1970s, into a look called “The Gypsies”. By the 1980s, Feraud’s designs were quite mainstream. Feraud retired in 1996 and his daughter Dominique took over the house. It is now owned by a Dutch company. Feraud is best remembered for his stylish suits and glamorous dresses. (courtesy of the VFG)
Andre Peters was a British upmarket fashion house, well known for its sleek tailored silhouette. Thierry Mugler designed for Andre Peters in the late 1960s and in 1969 Peters was part of the newly formed Associated Fashion Designers of London. Their collaboration with Louis Feraud extended for some time, producing a range of high-quality Mod and Space Age designs that carried the Feraud name.
No notable flaws that I can see, it is in fabulous condition for its age. Looks hardly worn.
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Highest quality dress with expert tailoring. A flattering silhouette with an eye-catching design. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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