Jean Desses

When one thinks of noted French designer, Jean Desses, you immediately recall those fabulous gowns worn by Jennifer Lopez and Renee Zellweger on the Red Carpet. Those gowns were a wonderful feast for the eyes! Haute Couture designer, Jean Desses, gained major notoriety in the 1940's and 50's for his hallmark silk chiffon and jersey asymmetric draped and twisted gowns constructed like pieces of architecture. Desses belongs to the small group of important couturiers such as Vionnet, Balenciaga and Gres whose creations combined technical skill with sculptural technique.

Circa 1950's Jean Desses Couture custom gown of rich royal blue jersey in a spaghetti strap sheath design with body entirely ruched by hand. Amazing intricate construction with inverted kick pleat and boned bodice. Back zipper closure. Fully lined.

Bust: to 32"; waist: 24"; hips: 34": length: 58"

Condition: excellent

Jennifer Lopez in Jean Desses

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