Hubert de Givenchy (A) evening jumpsuit of black silk gazar and (B) embroidered overskirt;
(A) Black silk gazar jumpsuit with scoop neckline; short, one half length set-in sleeves cut in three pieces; boxy silhouette with princess seams extending from shoulder seam to waist seam; additional princess seam extending from armscye to waist seam; one inch bias waist band set in between bodice and pants; unfitted pants with slight taper at ankles; hidden zipper closure at center back with single hook-and-eye at top; black silk crêpe georgette lining at bodice; bias crêpe georgette lining at waistband; lightweight silk plainweave lining at pants.
Label: None
(B) Wrap-around short skirt (apron) in black gazar embroidered with pink, green, and blue floral motif; black silk satin waistband; open at center back with two hook-and-eye closures at waistband; black silk satin ribbon tie belt tacked to proper right side waistband; gazar overlaid with black silk georgette, embroidered with stripe of meandering flowers in pink and green cotton embroidery floss with some leaves embroidered in thick, loosely twisted blue and multi-colored wool; over-embroidered with sequins in blue, pink, silver and green in various shapes and sizes; gaps embroidered with metallic thread; two side seams; lining of black silk gazar with fullness lightly gathered at waistband; two lingerie loops.
Label: "MADE IN\ FRANCE\ GIVENCHY" woven in white on black ribbon, stitched to lining at upper proper left side seam.
Date: Fall/Winter 1968


  • Title: Jumpsuit Ensemble Front View
  • Creator: Hubert de Givenchy
  • Fashion House: Givenchy
  • Date Created: 1968/1968
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Physical Dimensions: Jumpsuit L: 53″ Apron L: 23 ½″
  • Provenance: Gift of the Museum at FIT
  • Type: Jumpsuit
  • Photographer: Brian Sanderson
  • Rights: © FIDM Museum & Library, Inc. Image made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users must cite the author and source of the image as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL “www.fidmmuseum.org”. For publication or press requests, visit http://www.fidmmuseum.org/about/rights-and-reproductions/ or email imagerights@FIDMmuseum.org.
  • Medium: Doupioni silk, silk satin, wool embroidery yarn, silk and metallic embroidery floss and plastic sequins
  • Object ID: 97.291.13AB
  • Bibliographic References: Kevin L. Jones and Christina M Johnson. FABULOUS! Ten Years of FIDM Museum Acquisitions, 2000-2010. Los Angeles: FIDM Museum Publications, 2010.

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