Black slip dress by Benny Ong

This is a black organza waisted slip dress designed by Singapore-born designer Benny Ong. The dress has a label “Design Room, Selfridges” and was likely stocked in Selfridges, one of London’s most reputable department stores, in the 1970s. Ong is one of the pioneer Singapore-born designers known for dressing royalty such as the late Princess Diana and for establishing his brand in London.

Artist Name
Benny Ong
Date/Period
1978
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: 106.9 x 94.5 cm
Accession No.
2017-00802
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Benny Ong
Category
Garments and Accessories