Stunning David Hayes for Saks Fifth Avenue 1970s Early 1980s Red Dress with Diamante Button Accents
This dress is simply elegant! It is in excellent vintage condition. David Hayes pieces have become quite collectible and we are happy to offer one. This would be a lovely dress for any special occasion and for those small,safe, get togethers at Christmas or the New, and hopefully better, New Year.
He had a larger than life personality to match his larger than life work ethic. David became the go-to designer of some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Zsa Zsa and Eva Gabor, Audrey Hepburn, Linda Evans, Joan Collins, Anne Jeffreys, Phyllis Diller, Barbara Rush and at the time First Lady, Nancy Reagan favored his classic tailoring and superb design aesthetic. In 1981, he was nominated and adducted into the Los Angeles Fashion Hall of Fame.
David Hayes was born in Hartford, Connecticut, and received an A.B. degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1953 and a MFA degree from Indiana University in 1955, where he studied with David Smith. He has received a postdoctoral Fulbright award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is a recipient of the Logan Prize for Sculpture and an award from the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He has had over 300 exhibitions and is included in over 100 institutional collections, including that of the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York. In 2007 was conferred an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Albertus Magnus College. He worked in Coventry, Connecticut, and died April 9, 2013 of leukemia at the age of 82, four days after his final opening.
All items are cleaned and kept in a smoke-free home. As with many vintage items, there may be slight spots or wear but anything major will be in description of item.
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