Gianfranco Ferre

Over-the-top avant guarde genuine croc, silk, organza and spandex dress by Gianfranco Ferre.

Ferre's recent death leaves a legacy of magnificent artful and uniquely constructed high fashion eveningwear. Originally, having studied as an architect, Ferre was the fashion director for the House of Dior in 1989. Ferre's designs were extremely original and architecturally distinctive. Known as the "Frank Lloyd Wright of Italian Fashion," his clothes were always fashioned of the highest quality fabric with a distinct eye for the dramatic.

Strapless dress with bodice of stretch spandex, overlaid with genuine crocodile rectangles and trimmed throughout in handpleated silk organza. Body of dress of heavy spandex with circular band at hips of genuine croc and pleated organza. Hemline of wide asymmetric ribbed satin aerodynamic overlapping panels and stiffed for a sculptured silhouette.

Size: 44; bust: to 38"; waist: to approx 34"; hips: to 39"; length: approx 36" at longest point.

Condition: brand new. Orig retail was $24,000

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