'Bianca' Ossie Clark Inspired Maxi Gown, Made To OrderRegular price £1,700.00 Save £-1,700.00
This gown is an homage to the 70s and the fabulousness of Ossie Clark's designs. A very rock and roll kind of a dress..
The sample is produced in a heavyweight crepe back silk satin, lined for a really weighty and luxurious finish, but can also be made in georgette for a lighter summer look. The waistband and cuffs can be made using the satin side of the silk for a more distinctive look, that is true to Ossie's use of matt and shiny fabrics in many of his frocks.
Available in a range of colours.
Very Studio 54 we think..and deeply cool.
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