Jean Louis Gown 1960s Chiffon Lurex embellished Multi color LS High neck
Stunning Colors Jean Louis gown Gold Lurex 1960s sleeves with a high neck embellished trimmed in gold braid. The gown has Silk Chiffon semi sheer overlay in multi-color/ gorgeous royal blue, muted blues, aqua, greens, gold almost black and more in the overlay.
The under-slip is a soft creamy nude color – that shows too strong through the chiffon in the images. It is more subtle when wearing
The under-slip has a zipper. The overlay is free flowing but hooks at the neck with two hook and eye closure.
The neck edge and sleeve cuffs are trimmed in shimmery gold metallic braid.
The sleeve cuffs have snaps closure and covered in the same chiffon and have full /billows at the cuffs and are unlined.
Jean Louis Berthault (1907-1997) was born in Paris, and as a young man worked at the House of Agnes-Drecoll..
It was Jean Louis who designed the infamous “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress, worn by Marilyn Monroe in 1962 as she sang at JFK’s birthday party.
Measurements are in inches
Waist: 28 ½
Sleeves from the top shoulder seam:28 ½ :
Length at center back below the neck trim :57