Ann Demeulemeester Blanche black draped dress or tunic with pleated bust — fall 2009 re-edition

Size: 38 (fits multiple sizes)

Shoulder to shoulder: 41 cm

Armpit to armpit: 75 cm max

Length (untied): 97 – 114 cm



100% cotton



Black dress

Sleeveless model

Small mock turtleneck

Two fine ribbons to gather the top

This creates fine pleats across the bust

And similar gathered pleating at the back

Inner strap with button to create one side drape

Two inner ribbons that should be tied around the waist and shorten the length

Asymmetrical hemline

Overall bubble shape

From the Blanche line, timeless re-editions of previous Ann collections

Originally worn in a sheer version on the fall 2009 runway


Condition: 4,5/5

Excellent condition


*PLEASE NOTE: the mesh skirt is not included*



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About Ann Demeulemeester

Ann Demeulemeester is a Belgian designer, graduating from the Royal Academy of fine arts in Antwerp.


In 1986, Ann Demeulemeester went to London during fashion week to showcase her collection together with fellow graduates Walter van Beirendonck, Dries Van Noten, Dirk Van Saene, Dirk Bikkembergs and Marina Yee.

From this point on, they would be known as the iconic ‘Antwerp Six’.


Ann Demeulemeester is known for her love of black. Her style draws influence from goth, punk, bohemian and Japanese subcultures.


Her collections are often described as dark, funerary, yet poetic and very emotional. In 2000 for example, she designed a collection from a sheer materials, embroidered with quote’s from Patti Smith’s ‘Woolgathering’.


Typical Ann Demeulemeester silhouettes are very elongated, decorated with feathers, chains. She is also known for her iconic heavy boots, her triple lace boots and the lace-up gladiator sandals being street style photographers’ favorites.


She left her brand in 2013, meaning that only vintage Ann Demeulemeester clothing is still designed by her.

Additional information

Weight 0.9 kg
Womens size

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