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Evening Dress by James Galanos


February 1, 2018

Object : Evening Dress

Designer: James Galanos

Medium: Chiffon

Date: Spring/Summer 1974

Country: USA

Credit: Gift of the James G. Galanos Foundation

Galanos was known for his deft use of chiffon and other soft gossamer fabrics for garments utilizing pleating, fluting, tucking, and gathers.  This dress from the early 1970's is reminiscent of the 1930's, but also very much of its time.