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1970's RARE Ossie Clark for Radley Dress

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A rare dress by designer Ossie Clark for Radley. Done in an inky black crepe material with satin accents. Wide satin collar and built-in satin cummerbund with matching buttons and faceted-o ring fastener at back. Metal side zip. Vintage Fashion Guild shows this label as 1969. Incredible with a slight "tuxedo" feel. Very Morticia!

Designer info from wiki:

Raymond "Ossie" Clark (9 June 1942 – 6 August 1996) was a British fashion designer who was a major figure in the Swinging Sixties scene in London and the fashion industry in that era. Clark is now renowned for his vintage designs by present-day designers.

Clark is compared to the 1960s fashion great Biba and influenced many other designers, including Yves Saint Laurent, Anna Sui and Tom Ford. Manolo Blahnik has said of Ossie Clark's work: "He created an incredible magic with the body and achieved what fashion should do—produce desire." Ossie Clark and Ossie Clark for Radley clothes are highly sought after, and are worn by well known models such as Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell.

Measurements are as follows : Approx size XS/S

Bust: 36" (meant to be a little loose)

Waist: 28" (can cinch in with belt)

Hips: 34"

Length: 54"

Shoulders: 12.5" but meant to extend beyond that due to puff.

 Sleeves: 24.5"

Condition: Excellent – The piece shows typical, although minor, signs of wear. A few very faint dappled surface marks at hem. Not noticeable unless under very close inspection. Otherwise excellent.