1980s Naeem Kahn dress | silk beaded | small - medium
Beaded perfection and a work of art from Naeem Khan! Done completely in gold and pearl beads in a starburst pattern. Sewn onto a nude shade of mesh. Slim column style. Jagged pattern cuffs. Hook and eye closures at the back of the dress. Iridescent apricot mesh on the bottom. Not lined and sheer. Extremely heavy!
Naeem Kahn worked at Halston for several years. In 1981 he founded his own line, Naeem Kahn, Riazee Collection, which lasted for about fourteen years.
In 2003, Khan launched the Naeem Khan label, a luxury line of suits, dresses and separates. Khan designs are often beaded, and are favored by celebrities for the red carpet. In recent years, First Lady Michelle Obama has worn Khan’s designs.
Size on tag: None
Fits like: S/M
Material: silk/ beads
Condition: Very Good Vintage: Minor small pink spot on the bottom right side of skirt, this looks like some type of color transfer. its is minor and small. Small slit on the left side of dress that we are unsure if it is an intentional slit or a torn seam. Photos can be provided upon request.)
Bust (underarm seam) : 39"
Total length: 58"