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Woman's Outfit, Autumn/Winter 1999-2000 (Ref:X.C200.2003.0.0)

This red taffeta, full length, evening dress is part of the collections specially designed for Christmas season of 1999. It is typical of occasion-wear and evening-wear at the very end of the 20th century. With the Millennium celebrations in mind, this rather formal, taffeta dress is influenced by 1950s fashion, but mixes retro-romance with contemporary practicality (it has concealed pockets in it…