Evening dress; of black silk crepe with pink sequins: one shoulder dress, fabric drapes over proper right shoulder creating flounced short sleeve; close fitting, sheath style; knee length; pink sequin triangular insets at waist and hem wrap around from the front to the back of the dress.
Margie Korshak, the founder of a highly successful public relations firm, helped shape the face of the Chicago's retail industry by providing counsel to Bloomingdale's, Gucci, Chanel, and Versace. She wore this lively design to the Chicago History Museum's Costume Council Donors' Ball and Fashion Show in 1985.
The fashion line Chloé set out to challenge couture in the early 1950s and gained in momentum in the 1970s and 1980s. From one of Karl Lagerfeld's collections for Chloé, this cocktail dress epitomizes the essence of the brand "happy, liberated, and confident."