Antique & Vintage Dress Gallery
#9907 - c.
1980's BOB MACKIE
Couture Gold, Silver
Beaded and Rhinestoned Gown! This gown was previously
owned by a very wealthy woman from the NYC area, is also one of
those rare early Mackie gowns of couture quality.... meaning fully
beaded on nude mesh with easily removable nude linings. These
are the Mackies that will end up in museums... not those newer
Mackies that are just "pretty gowns". If you removed the
lining, it would be the same see-through dresses that were worn by
Cher, Diana Ross and others! With the lining, the body shows through
just at strategic areas. Only these very early net Mackie dresses
(and costumes) were priced at this level. There were many Mackie mass-produced
dresses that were produced later, and often people don't know the difference.
Excellent condition. If there are any beads missing, you will have to
spend hours searching. Here's your chance to own the best of the best from
Hollywood's fashion icon and masterful designer! Surprising amount of
stretch in this gown, so Measures: 33-37" bust, 25-29" waist, 35-40" hips,
58" long from shoulder to hem! The sleeves are long with zippers, so they
scrunch, unless your arms are extremely long. Shoulder pads aren't overwhelming.
Hollywood glamour from the master!
SOLD - but on display in Museum Category for Research/Display