Luxurious velvet evening dress by Barbara Bui. This maxi length dress features a empire waist silhouette with A - line skirt and asymmetric long sleeves, one kimono, the other long. The kimono sleeve drapes down the body when the arm is relaxed. The bodice of the dress features a wrap style neckline that pulls to the left. The combination of the black and ochre brown mottled velvet of the skirt, and the brilliant bronze and red ombre cut velvet of the bust and sleeves is elegant and eye - catching.
Barbara Bui opened her store “Kabuki” in 1983. “Kabuki” sold accessories and ready - to - wear clothing from luxury brands, as well as pieces she designed and created herself. Bui finally launched her own label in 1987, and after a wellrecieved runway show in Paris, she opened her first official “Barbara But” boutique in Paris. Bui’s style is opulent and graceful, and is an exciting melange of structural details and fabrics that speak to her Vietnamese and French ancestry,
Clients include: Cara Delevigne, Kylie Jenner
Featured in: Vogue, Elle, and New York Magazine