Ann Demeulemeester red knit maxi dress — fall 1996

199.00

Size: 38

Armpit to armpit: 44-59 cm

Sleeves: 69 cm

Length: 144 cm

 

Composition:

100% wool

 

Details:

Red maxi dress

Straight model

Long sleeves

Turtleneck collar

Very stretchy

Archival piece from the fall 1996 collection

 

Condition: 3/5

There is a hole on the back of the shoulder and some light pilling on one side at the hip

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Description

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 be her.

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg
Womens size

Condition