Exquisite Malcolm Starr metallic gold evening gown from the 1970's. Mandarin neck embellished with covered buttons down the left shoulder area, set-in waist with unattached gold sash, sheer unlined full sleeves with wide cuffs, closing in the back with a long zipper. Completely lined other than the sleeves with a matching cotton blend fabric.
Label is Rizkallah for Malcolm Starr. Also is a store label of Lazarus of Roanoke VA.
The following information is provided courtesy of the Vintage Fashion Guild Label Resource: Malcolm Starr made a popular line of evening dresses from 1961 through the 1970s. The company also made day attire, in the form of dress and coat or jacket sets. By the end of the 1970s, they were also making separates.
Two designer names associated with Malcolm Starr are Youssef Rizkallah, who joined Starr in 1969 and was there until 1975, and Elinor (Rizkallah) Simmons, who had been there from the early 1960s until 1972. Also, Carol Horn was with Malcolm Starr for a brief period in the early 1970s.
Starr was also a partner with Teal Traina in Gino Charles.
Lovely condition showing no wear or age.
No size is indicated so please check the measurements carefully.
Bust is 34, waist is 25, bodice length is 16, hips are 44+, shoulders are 14, sleeves 25, skirt length is 40 inches and hem circumference is approximately 80 inches. My model measures b34, w25 1/2, h35 and you can see how it fits her with no adjustments.
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