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Oscar de La Renta Gold Trim Brocade Dress, 1960s
Oscar de la Renta is a legend in the realm of fashion. Launching his own brand in 1965 after working for iconic designers such as Balenciaga, de la Renta quickly established himself as the benchmark for class, elegance, and glamour.
From the late 1960s, this dress offers a classic empire silhouette and is done in a spearmint and red brocade with metallic details that swirl to create a botanical motif. Gold braid appliques comprise the high neck collar and have been added at the sleeve cuffs at the waistline.
Softly fitted with darts, the dress features a defined waistline and a gathered skirt that has a slight flare as it falls to a full ankle length hem. Tailored yet comfortable, this Oscar de la Renta dress is a dazzling option as either a party dress or for an evening occasion.
Size estimate: Small/ Medium
Shoulders: 15 inches
Sleeves: 22 inches
Bust: 35 inches
Waist: 28 inches
Length: 56 inches
Lined in a red silky fabric, this dress closes at the back with a centered zip and hook closures at the neck. The dress is in very good condition and 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.