Elizabeth Arden Old Hollywood Velvet & Lace Dressing Gown
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Rare vintage 1960s Elizabeth Arden New York black velvet dress/robe with Chantilly Lace and a beautiful pink silk rose appliqué. Beautiful deep black velveteen fabric is of very fine quality. Fully lined in silk, comes with a matching velvet waist sash.
Perfect dress/duster to wear to a special occasion or fancy dinner. It can be worn open as a duster or closed as an overcoat/robe/dressing gown. Very dramatic and beautiful.
Label: Elizabeth Arden New York
(Oscar de La Renta was the head designer of Elizabeth Arden from 1963-1965 before he took off to start his own line)
- Velveteen fabric
- Fully lined in silk
- Silk fabric covered buttons
- Silk rose appliqué at waist
- Chantilly lace
Bust: 36” Waist: 28” Shoulders: 16”, Hips: 39” length: 57”
Excellent vintage condition
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About The Designer/Label:
Florence Nightingale Graham (December 31, 1881 – October 18, 1966), who went by the business name Elizabeth Arden, was a Canadian-American businesswoman who founded what is now Elizabeth Arden, Inc., and built a cosmetics empire in the United States. What most people don’t know is that she also sold a line of ready-to-wear fashion exclusively in her boutiques. She partnered with established designers to create the Elizabeth Arden clothing line. Some of the more notable designers that designed for Elizabeth Arden were Oscar de La Renta, Chloe, and Antonio Castillo of house Lanvin.
She was the sole owner, and at the peak of her career, she was one of the wealthiest women in the world. In the 1960s-70s, her boutiques gave women a unique luxurious retail shopping experience complete with cosmetics, salon services, perfumes and of course, clothes.