Givenchy 1980s Gold Plate Chain and Faux Pearl Vintage Statement Necklace

This stylish, high fashion necklace was made in the 1980s by Givenchy.

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The Details...

This necklace two rows of creamy coloured faux pearls and a gold plated cable chain. It is detailed with two gold plated circular panels with faux pearl cabochons at their centre.The necklace fastens with a fold-over clasp, which is detailed with two 'G's to represent Givenchy. The necklace is signed. The reverse of each panel features an oval shaped cartouche stamped with 'GIVENCHY' and a copyright symbol. The reverse of the clasp also features two signature stamped cartouches. The necklace measures 65cm. 

A Short History...

1980s style can be effectively explained by the term 'power dressing'. Womenswear was tailored to challenge notions of who was 'boss' and costume jewellery was created to reflect fashion that showed control. Pieces, such as this necklace, were bold and flashy. Adornment in the eighties was a vocabulary for saying 'I'm in charge'. 

Wear it With...

Pair this necklace with a minimal black jumpsuit and a single-strap heel for a sophisticated evening look.  

  • Designer Givenchy
  • Colour Gold, Pearl
  • Era 1980s
  • Occasion Smart Casual, Cocktail and Evening, Work, Wedding Guest, The Festive Season
  • Trend Power, Perfect Pearl