early vintage Balenciaga couture evening ensemble

FlapperGirl

FlapperGirl

2015-07-06 15:46:36

An early Balenciaga couture evening ensemble with 'matador' passementerie is being sold with Kerry Taylor Auctions as part of their incredible 10th anniversary auction. This vintage piece is dated from 1948 and was part of the Balenciaga Autumn-Winter collection, a time when Balenciaga frequently included highly embellished 'bullfighter' bodices and boleros with lavish beading and fringing. An amazing piece of fashion history-estimated at£5000 - £8000.
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