Balmain Haute Couture Runway Worn Coat & Dress
client, an International Socialite, is a regular
attendee at the Haute Couture fashion shows in
Paris and Milan. As a valued customer, and
friend of the designers, she has backstage
access to purchase the clothing and accessories
the minute that they leave the Haute Couture
Designed by Oscar de la Renta when he was the
head of Balmain Haute Couture this natural
colored canvas coat is cut full in a swing style
and accented with bamboo buttons. There are two
pockets, high slits on both sides and a band
collar. The raw silk dress has a square neckline
and narrow straps in plain raw silk. The body of
the dress is made from a ribbed raw silk in the
same color. A zipper is concealed on the left
side of center back. It is fully lined in ivory
silk with Haute Couture hand finishing. Both
pieces are in excellent condition. The Haute
Couture runway label is sewn on to the coat.
Coat Shoulders 20"
Length shoulder to hem 39"