Sold - BALENCIAGA by Nicolas Ghesquière Spring 2003 Vintage Scuba Mini Dress Size XS
This iconic and instantly recognizable Balenciaga scuba dress, designed by Nicolas Ghesquière for Spring 2003, is made of a black cotton jersey with a rich underwater and jungle themed print in brilliant colours and black scuba suit stitching. The dress features a seemingly simple yet very intricate fitted bodycon cut with a small v-neckline, wide elbow-length sleeves with black vinyl stripes and an asymmetrical hemline, ultra mini-length. Side zipper. 100% cotton, unlined. Made in France.
Runway picture via Vogue Runway (look 12, modeled by Diana Dondoe). Reference picture with Linda Evangelista by Steven Meisel for Vogue Italia, 2003. Vogue's Sarah Mower praised the collection and dubbed Ghesquière "in a different league" and "far out in front of everyone else".
Tagged size "L" - runs very small and will fit a D 34, F 36, I 40, US 2-4, UK 8, XS
MEASUREMENTS (laid flat and unstretched - the fabric has some stretch, bodycon fit)
Bust 37,0 cm/14.6"
Waist 31,0 cm/12.2"
Hip 40,0 cm/15.7"
Length 78,0 cm (front) to 92,0 cm (back)/30.7"-36.2"