Style #: 00PKB

Patrick Kelly

S/S 1988 one shoulder button heart dress

$800.00 $650.00

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This fabulous dress is a unique and rare piece by collectible designer Patrick Kelly, the first American and the first person 0f colour to be admitted to the prestigious ‘Chambre syndicale du prêt-à-porter des couturiers et des créateurs de mode’  – the governing body for the French fashion industry. Dating to the spring/summer 1988 collection and exhibited in the Philadelphia Museum of Art Patrick Kelly retrospective, this is made of form-fitting stretch ribbed cotton with a heart motif carved out of the negative space between hundreds of wooden buttons. A literal museum piece, this is an extremely collectible example of vintage designer fashion from an incredibly gifted designer.

Marked size: none

Fits like: XS/S

Measurements (taken with garment laid flat & unstretched): bust: 16″/41cm, waist: 13″/33cm, hips: 17″/44cm, length: 31″/102cm

Material: cotton/elastane

Condition: Excellent/Very Good; some fading/signs of wear to fabric