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Claire Pettibone

Lalique
Label Size:
10
Street Size:
6

Claire Pettibone

Lalique
Label Size:
10
Street Size:
6
ORIGINAL PRICE: $5500 ASKING: $2000 Save 64%

This listing has been sold.

  • THE STORY

    I tried on SOOO many dresses for my summer 2009 NYC wedding (at the Explorer’s club). I wanted a light, easy, beautiful, original, pretty, comfortable dress. I fell in love with this one. It could be worn at a very formal venue (as mine was), but also at a beach wedding (as we had considered when I purchased it).
    It made me feel so special and wonderful.
    The dress is atypical in that it is cotton and silk. So it’s LIGHT. I wore it all night, and never felt uncomfortable or stiff or like I couldn’t move.
    I have saved this dress since my wedding because I hoped I’d hand it down to a daughter. Well, I now have 2 sons.
    So I am ready to pass it along to someone who hopefully will love it as much as I did!

    http://clairepettibone.com/blog/tag/lalique/

    Asking 2000 OBO. I would prefer to sell locally, I’m in NYC.

  • ALTERATIONS

    The fit is strapless, fitted with a bubble-hem and slight train. The material is an ivory muslin cotton, covered with and ethereal tulle embroidered from bust to mid-thigh with gorgeous flowers in shades of cream, pink, and green. I had the dress taken in slightly, but it will fit a street size 6. I'm 5"8 and wore flats, and had it hemmed appropriately. I also had very thin silk straps added (see pics). And I had a french bustle added (see pics). The bustle is just 2 pieces of cord that tie under the dress, so it did not alter the delicate overlayers. I detached the front flowers and wore one in my hair (see pic). They can be reattached to the front easily, or used as a veil also. All of the alterations are easy to undo if you do not like them. (all alterations were done at Ellen's Couture, in NYC).

  • PRESERVATION

    It was dry cleaned after my wedding, and stored hanging full length in my closet since.

  • SALE DETAILS

    Terms Of Sale: All Sales Final

    Location: New York, NY, United States

    Will Ship to: Other

    Payment Methods Accepted: Other

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