60s Larry Aldrich Beaded Silk Dress
Vintage 60s Larry Aldrich Silk Dress
A fabulous Mad Men era beaded party dress from designer Larry Aldrich and perfect for when you want just a touch of sparkle. This is a one piece silk sheath dress which is constructed to look like a suit and jacket. The bodice or jacket has a peter pan collar, vertical bust darts, and three quarter length sleeves which have a one button closure. The front of the dress opens with five fabric covered buttons. The a line skirt is attached to the dress on the sides and back. It has an off center zipper which is hidden behind one of the front on-seam slip pockets. The front of the waistband attaches to the bodice with snaps. The dress has its original belt which is made of fabric covered leather. This amazing designer dress is so classic 60s and made in a lovely Asian inspired beige silk with gold metallic accent threads, and gold flower cut sequins and prong set rhinestones. It is fully lined in matching beige silk. This dress was sold by G.Fox and Company in their Speciality Shop. It's in wonderful condition with a just a few minor issues detailed below.
Item: Vintage Larry Aldrich Special Occasion Dress
Size: n/a, estimate a modern size 6/8
Color(s): Beige, gold, cream
Maker: Larry Aldrich
Measurements: Taken with the garment lying flat, please double bust, waist and hips.
*This is a delicate dress with not stretch or give, please allow plenty of wiggle room*
Length (shoulder to hem): 44"
Length (shoulder to waist): 17.5"
Back Width (taken under the arms): 17"
Sleeve length: 16"
Condition: Very good vintage. There are sequins missing and some loose threads (beading only) which I have opted not to repair. Any loose sequins will be included with the dress. There is one small lipstick stain near the hem on the lining and the leather belt has a few cracks.
Photographed on a dress form with the following measurements, Bust 35 1/2", Waist 25 1/2", Hips 35 3/4", Rib cage 29 1/2"