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Issey Miyake Black Pleated Sculptural Dress, 1990s
Issey Miyake is synonymous with sculptural and novel designs. In the 1990s, Miyake revolutionized the world of avant-garde design and textiles in the world of high fashion.
Featuring thousands of micro-pleats, this versatile dress features narrow sleeves and a seductive pegged skirt that beautifully accentuates the hips and shape of the body. At the top an excess of fabric is left that allows this dress to be styled in countless ways from a one-shoulder shawl to a high-collar and billowing sleeve caps.
The pleats on the dress have been done on a slight angle creating a dynamic rhythm to the dress adding an extra layer of interest to the design. This stunning and versatile Miyake dress is an exquisite investment piece that is perfect for multiple occasions.
Size estimate: Small
Bust: 32 inches to 40 inches stretched
Waist: 30 - 40 inches stretched
Hips: 30 - 40 inches stretched
Length: 52 inches
Inside, the dress is supported by two straps that can be concealed or displayed depending on how the dress is styled. The dress is unlined and can simply be slipped over the head for wear. Due to the pleats, the fabric offers some stretch allowing it to accommodate a range of sizes.
In excellent condition, this dress has been professionally eco dry cleaned and pressed. High-quality vintage pieces like this are yours to live in and love while increasing in value every year. It’s never too soon to start collecting them, as an investment in your wardrobe—and in yourself.