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Woman's Evening Dress

Designed by Vicky Tiel (American (active Paris), born 1943) Worn by Mrs. Martin Field (American, 1941–2013)
Vicky Tiel developed her signature style of draping and construction to glorify the female body. Here, wavy folds of shiny gold are contoured around the figure from the low, strapless neckline—her favorite—to the abbreviated leg-baring hem of this dress. Each fold is tacked to a supportive underdress that has been constructed with boning to enhance the bust while diminishing waist and hips. This dress, like all of Tiel’s, exudes glamour, sensuality, and strength.

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