Cardin In The 70's

When the name of Pierre Cardin comes up the mind immediately goes to his work in the late 60's. His space age designs are some of the most iconic pieces in fashion history. His work before and after that brief period are just as important and just as daring. While designers like Halston, Blass + de la Renta get most of the spotlight in the 70's, Cardin's work at the time is mind-blowingly amazing and somehow seems rarer to find than many of his 60's designs. We currently have two incredible pieces for sale -- the first from 1972 + the later from 1978.

Stunning 1970s marigold colored Pierre Cardin haute couture tulip gown. Ridiculously rare find. Heavy weight rayon crepe with tulip shaped sleeves + hem. HUGE slits in each side. Also includes the matching belt with original silk flower. We loved this piece so much it's the central image in our summer lookbook!

Available at http://www.bustownmodern.com

Spectacular c. 1978 Pierre Cardin evening gown. Heavy weight black silk crepe tapered sheath with massive front slit + attached cape. Heavy weight rhinestone studded zipper with large teardrop zipper pull + circular zipper-stop. Fully lined in silk. Absolutely awesome!

Available at http://www.bustownmodern.com