1980s Geoffrey Beene Slate Blue Linen & Lace Dress


Lovely day dress from Geoffrey Beene! This dress features a dusty miller colored linen fabric in a shift silhouette with a structured tie around the waist that can be adjusted to the wearer. It is accented by beautiful bridal lace details around the sleeves and the hem. Lets not forget our favorite feature for any dress, pockets! All in all this a perfect cool grey dress to wear during this hot summer!

Geoffrey Beene began his career in the 1950s, designing under numerous New York houses including Teal Traina, finally opening his own label in 1963. Beene was incredibly conscious of the human body, and was particularly regardful of the figure in motion - as Beene once said “clothing is nothing until it hits the body." His designs were created to work with the client’s body, encasing it lightly and giving it a more artful structure. Beene's reinterpretations of dress formality, use of synthetics, and unusual combination of materials (accessories in acrylic and diamonds, for example), set him aside from his contemporaries who focused on the business of fashion, rather than the artistry of fashion.

Length: 43 in. (109.22 cm)
Marked Size: 8-10 See measurements (US)
Bust: 42 in. (106.68 cm)
Waist: 44 in. (111.76 cm)
Hip: 46 in. (116.84 cm)

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