Digital Fashion Resource Centre

Cocktail/Evening Ensemble

Style Period

1980s

Designer

Claire Haddad

Label

Claire Haddad

Description

Jacket:
-Made of pure silk
-Loose fitting with long batwing sleeves
-Large shoulder pads
-Hand painted horizontal abstract paint brush slashes from top left shoulder downwards
-Cuffs at sleeve with covered buttons
-Tie at centre-front hem/waistband
-Boxy/straight silhouette
-Long black tie at neckline that reaches to hem

Dresst:
-Flexible skimmer with elastic band at waist
-Narrow shoulder straps
-Deep slash at back
-Below the knee length

Tags

main dress
ensemble
women's
black
red
blue
cream
abstract
silk jacquard
buttons
hand painted

Donor

Claire Haddad

Accession Number

1-980-15-08138