A real collector's item from legendary French couture designer Jacques Heim.
Approximate Size: XS but please check measurements below.
Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age. Loose hem has been repaired and partially loose label has been reattached.
Mark/Label: Jeunes Filles designed by Jacques Heim
One of a kind vintage item - Buy Now.
Luxurious black velvet cocktail dress. Sleeveless with bateau or boat neckline. Slightly nipped waist. Back closes with ook and eye under a velvet bow. There is a large cutout in the back below the bow. This dress is extremely small, especially through the bust line so please check the measurements.
Jacques Heim was a prominent French fashion and costume designer. He was also known for his furs. From 1930 to his death in 1967, he ran House of Jacques Heim. The company closed in 1969. Heim's Jeunes Filles collection for younger women was introduced in 1936. He was way ahead of his time when in 1932, he introduced one of the first versions of the two piece swimsuit, a design he called the Atome.
Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 13" (33 cm)
Bust: 14" (35.5 cm)
Waist: 11" (28 cm)
Hips: 13" (33 cm)
Length – Center Back: 26" (66 cm)
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