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Galliano for Givenchy Directoire Gown

Added Sep 1, 2013

by marie-michelle

Le Croisic, France






Vintage Vogue Paris Original 1978 John Galliano for Givenchy Couture signature Directoire style gown with Empire waist, short, puffed sleeves, contrast bodice yokes and bias skirt.

Material Notes

Heavy black Balenciaga crepe back silk satin lined with black Balenciaga silk crepe de Chine. Bodice yokes in vintage black English silk tulle.




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Classic, Evening Wear, Romantic, Vintage

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    Sep 15, 2013, 11.32 AMby Michelle Otten

    I love the Edwardian look of the dress. Almost like you stepped right out of the 1910’s.

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    Sep 5, 2013, 01.38 AMby smallone


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    Sep 4, 2013, 04.45 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    The pictures are right for a fashion story: the dress just emphasizes your beauty: nice, very, very nice!

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    Sep 2, 2013, 09.36 AMby Jelena Mitic

    Absolutely gorgeus! Well done!

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    Sep 2, 2013, 07.33 AMby puffinlove

    Wow! What a beautiful dress! You look lovely in it!

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    Sep 2, 2013, 02.45 AMby freakusbzzz

    Gorgeous and beautiful makeup too.

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    Sep 2, 2013, 01.56 AMby schnui

    So beautiful and elegant. Plus you look divine.

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    Sep 1, 2013, 10.53 PMby SassyT

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    Sep 1, 2013, 10.29 PMby flowergirl22

    very dramatic eyes to go with the fantastic dress, love the see through details at the top. does it follow to the back?

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      Sep 2, 2013, 12.21 AMby marie-michelle

      ;) Thanks! And yes, the contrast yoke does go all the way round to the back.

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    Sep 1, 2013, 08.23 PMby Mary Athey

    Fabulous dress and it’s stunning on you. The photos are great as well x

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    Sep 1, 2013, 08.17 PMby ariation

    This is a beautiful dress! Really good work

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