Vintage Jungle Jap dress, Takado Kenzo. Japanese fashion designer. 1970s.


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Jungle Jap sleeveless dress, by designer Takado Kenzo (1939-2020).
Late 70s.
Small check pattern in shades of red/burgundy and green and gathered orange and mauve hem.
Straight bodice without pleat.
Gathered rounded square neckline as well as the edge and straps.
The dress has two invisible side pockets.
Kenzo Takada, Japanese designer (1939-2020) studied at Bunka Fashion college in Tokyo and moved to Paris (the fashion world of the time) in 1965 and made a career there. In 1970 he founded the Kenzo house and its first store Jungle Jap.
Nicknamed "the little prince of fashion", he highlighted his mission of multicultural unity and imposed his original and colorful design.
It is also the beginning of global fashion.
As demonstrated by this dress from the Jungle Jap era, Kenzo Takada designs slip-on, comfortable clothing without zippers or buttons and a construction designed with amplitudes for freedom of movement.
This dress seems influenced by a Marie Antoinette dress but without the shackles. Comfortable to wear.
It comes with a belt band in the same fabric measuring 4 inches or 10 cm by 93 inches or 235 cm.

Label :
Jungle Jap, 100% cotton.
Paris, size 38 (could be equivalent to a size S/M.

Excellent condition, used without notable defects.

Flat measurements:
Straight bodice armpit to armpit 41 cm or 16 1/4 inches.
Strip of fabric 9.5 cm or 3 7/8 inches by 91 inches or 231.5 cm.
As the dress is an irregular length it ranges from shoulder to hem 51 inches or 129.5cm and 36 inches or 91.5 cm.

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