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Woman's Evening Dress

Fall/Winter 1988
Designed by Marc Bohan (French, born 1926) Label Christian Dior, Paris (founded 1946) Worn by Mrs. Martin Field (American, 1941–2013)
With an extravagant back bow and long trailing panels, Dior’s longtime designer Marc Bohan created an updated version of a bustle silhouette. The bodice of the slim dress is cut away at the back, while the front has a draped bust and low sweetheart neckline. Praising this haute couture collection as one of Bohan’s best, Women’s Wear Daily called his taffeta evening dresses "entrance-makers," though this dress would also ensure a spectacular exit.

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