Vintage KENZO Jungle Jap Dress 1970's * Ultra Chic
The dress is a black, hunter green and pink cotton twill plaid (Scottish tradition).
The body is quite full (mostly in front, slight full in back). Unstructured...created with soft pleats in front and narrow pleats in back. It has long sleeves, cuffs. Soft pleats at shoulders. Pockets. The front has wide ties at neck that hang as trim. Unlined.
ABOUT: Kenzo Takada (b. 1940) studied art and fashion in his native Japan. After school he designed patterns and did designs for a Tokyo department store. He moved to Paris in 1965, where he did freelance design work for 5 years.
In 1970 Kenzo opened Jungle Jap, a boutique in which he sold his designs. The store was a big success and Kenzo went on to open a larger boutique in 1972.
Kenzo is known for his mix of cultural influences and for his use of prints and colors. He traveled the world and was greatly influenced by what he encountered.
Item ID: 1832
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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Black / Green, Size: S / M
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