A highly coveted and ultra chic Dolce & Gabbana multicolored patchwork velvet gown dating back to their 1994 fall/winter collection. As pictured, this striking look was modeled by Nadja Auermann and was also featured in their Vogue Italia editorial. Dolce & Gabbana are considered the inventors of a Mediterranean style that draws its inspiration from women of Italian realism, sensual and austere like Anna Magnani, to whom they dedicated a collection whose key element was the 1940's slip. They are not looking for a retro look; Dolce & Gabbana turned to the past for innovation. The designers once stated, "We want to use the past to project it into the future". This well-documented unique gown is a wonderful example of their genius and of the 1990's iconic dark romance aesthetic so popular at the time. The fabric itself is a masterpiece; different hues of the softest fully-lined velvet carefully patchworked together. The figure flattering slight bias-cut silhouette glides over the body without feeling too tight or restricted. This is definitely the dress you will reach for anytime you want to get noticed. A wearable work of fashion history perfect for any red carpet or holiday event.
Measurements (varies due to slight bias-cut) Bust: 34-38 inches Hips: 36-42 inches Total Length: 60 inches Marked a European 46 but fits more like a 42
This rare 1994 Dolce and Gabbana designer gown is in beautiful condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working original back zipper. A wonderful investment piece that will only increase in value.