Stunning ethnic woven textile print skirt from bob bugnand boutique paris new york. Zipper upfront pattern in fabric is matched perfectly. Only imperfection i can find is a tiny dot of where to the lining on the panel which covers the zipper.There is also maybe one stitch loose on the corner bottom of that panel. Bob bugnand worked as the chief designer for jacques heim and robert piquet before opening his own couture workroom in paris. In 1957 he opened a salon on e.
In new york where he took custom orders from society women. Customers were measured and chose the design and fabrics they wanted. With in three weeks the customers dress arrived back in new york for final fittings.Bugnands new york salon was a great success as it gave american women the opportunity to wear french workmanship without having to travel to paris. Prices for his garments ranged from $300-$1000 in 1957. Bob bugnand's creations were worn by the duchess of windsor babe paley and jacqueline kennedy amongst others. From top of the waistband of skirt to hem is 23 inches. Waist is 13 1/2 inches across lying flat.
Hips are 20 inches across. Please see photos for the whole story.