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Vintage Jean Varon Dress & Trousers Black Gold Gold Brocade Velvet Dress and Velvet Trousers 34 UK 8

Vintage Jean Varon Dress & Trousers Black Gold Gold Brocade Velvet Dress and Velvet Trousers 34 UK 8

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Black Gold Jean Varon Dress & Trousers Gold Brocade & Velvet Dress and Velvet Trousers 34

An absolutely stunning example of a classic Jean Varon from circa

An absolutely stunning below the knee black velvet and gold brocade dress with beautiful deep Velvet V neckline and velvet waistband Velvet Straight trousers

Make a statement with this beautiful Vintage Jean Varon Dress & Trousers set, featuring a black and gold brocade velvet dress and matching velvet trousers. This unique set is perfect for the fashion-conscious woman looking to add a touch of elegance and sophistication to her wardrobe.

Crafted from high-quality materials, the dress and trousers feature a flattering cut that accentuates the body's natural curves, creating a feminine and stylish silhouette. The black and gold brocade velvet adds a touch of luxury and glamour, making it perfect for any formal occasion.

With its UK size 8 sizing, this set is a versatile addition to any wardrobe, making it a great investment piece that will last for years to come. The classic yet unique design means it can be paired with a variety of accessories, making it perfect for a range of events.

As a vintage piece, this dress and trousers set is truly one-of-a-kind, likely dating back several decades. It's in excellent condition with no signs of wear and tear, ensuring that you will be able to enjoy it for many years to come.

If you're looking for a unique and stylish addition to your wardrobe, this Vintage Jean Varon Dress & Trousers set is the perfect choice. So why wait? Add it to your collection today and get ready to turn heads at your next event.

Measurements are as follows


Waist 24”
Hips 30”-32”
Length (waist to hem 41”)
Inside leg 30”

Waist 25”
Bust 30”
Nape to hem 41”
Inside sleeve 19”

No marks or flaws absolutely fabulous condition and perfect Christmas outfit

John Bates started the Jean Varon label in 1960 and is possibly one of the greatest forgotten talents of the 1960s and 1970s. With no formal training, he took an apprenticeship at London couturier

Herbert Sidon in the late 1950s. “I called it Jean Varon because at the time an English name like John Bates meant nothing; you had to appear to be French. Jean is French for John and Varon because there was no ‘V’ in the rag trade book. Jean Varon made a good graphic image’”(John Bates quoted in ‘Boutique’ by Marnie Fogg). As far as is known, all Jean Varon labeled garments were designed by Bates.

Early garments are innovative with space-age fabrics, see-through panels, cut-out holes and matching accessories right down to the tights. As an aside, Bates is also sometimes credited with the ‘invention’ of the mini-skirt.

He popularized trousers for women and encouraged the first ‘underwear as outerwear’ style, through precision cutting and the use of lace and mesh.

An example of this work won him the ‘Dress of The Year’ title in 1965.

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