Vintage Late 1990s Versace Versus Beaded Nude Tulle Gown - New!
Size: Extra Small - Small
The following measurements are with the corset at its smallest point. It could accommodate another two inches or so.
Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm
Waist: 24 inches + 61 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 41 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 59 inches + 150 cm (at deepest point)
Hem Length : None
Back Opening Length: 16 inches + 41 cm (corset and zipper)
Seam Allowance: none
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.
* Late 1990s spectacular commercially made gown
* Fabric is a nude/light tan coloured floral lace tulle
* Classic silhouette with a fitted waist and flowing skirt
* Bodice is sleeveless with thin straps and a sweetheart neckline
* Skirt is beautifully draped with a high slit up the front left thigh
* Magnificent turquoise sequins and beadwork adorn the floral portion of the gown
* Corset back with shallow zipper underneath
*Fully lined with two layers of the underskirt and a scalloped hemline
* Built-in interior corset
* Labelled Gianni Versace Versus
Gianni Versace (1946-1997) and Donatella Versace (1955) were brother and sister, from Reggio, Italy. Gianni Versace began in fashion by working for his mother’s dressmaking business. In 1971 he went to Milan, where he ended up at Genny and Complice. In 1978 he started the Versace label with a collection of women’s wear; menswear followed the next year. From the beginning, Versace has been known for sexy, slender dresses, often in strong colors. Versace clothes are not timid!
Versace Atelier was started in 1989; this line was a couture-level label. Versus, a diffusion line for younger customers, was started in 1993, with Donatella Versace as the head designer.
Versace was a favorite of many famous women in the 1990s. Princess Diana had a fondness for Versace and Elizabeth Hurley was an overnight sensation when she wore a Versace gown which was held together with gold safety pins. In 1997, Gianni was murdered, and Donatella became the head designer at Versace. (curtesy of the VFG)
No notable flaws that I can see, just a tiny bit of wear at the scalloped hemline but hardly noticeable. The corset back can accommodate various sizes.
Please note that these are vintage items that have been used and loved over the years, As such, they may display slight evidence of their age. Any notable flaws above and beyond this will be highlighted here.
Spectacular piece, one of the best Versace gowns I've seen. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.
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