Thursday, February 21, 2008


It's not every day you can get your hands on a Balenciaga Haute Couture hand-plucked and dyed ostrich feather gown gently attached to a light apricot textured chiffon base. Well, today is your lucky day! We are just whetting your appetite with this brief description as we have to get back to Oscar chaos, but if you are looking to really appreciate fashion as art, choose this 1965 fantasy! Balenciaga Haute Couture feather gown 1965. Comes with two alternative silk base foundations (a jumpsuit or a classic slip dress). Contemporary size 4. SOLD
Similar examples from the Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute collection shown below.