The sort of saturated pastel that's right on trend for spring 2012. Gorgeous little dress in a wiggle silhouette worthy of Joan Holloway. Goes from office to cocktails with a change of accessories. The color could be described as orange, deepest peach, or perhaps deep salmon. The textured plisse fabric has a subtly geometric or floral pattern, and a slight sheen. Lightweight, but with significant body to hold its shape. Sleeveless, scoop-neck sheath with double bust darts, nipped waist, and hip darts and gathers for shape. Thread loops hold removable self-fabric belt with fringed ends. Lined at upper half of skirt back only. Metal Mona back zip with top hook&eye. From the 1950s or early 60s and the Hull estate.
Labels: Another Ann Barry Jr.
Fiber/Care: unknown plisse fabric is probably rayon, dry-clean
Condition: we mended the teeniest opening in the belt's back seam (see photo, it's nearly invisible), hem was taken up 1"
*This dress and belt have been professionally dry-cleaned and are ready to wear.*
shoulders: 14.25" (36cm)
bust: 33" (83.5cm) plus darts (it just barely fits Bebe,
who is 35" around and has no "give")
bodice: 16" (40.5cm)
waist: 25" (63.5cm)
hips: 37" (94cm)
skirt: 23.5" (59.5cm) plus 3" (7.5cm) hem
total length: 40.5" (102.5cm) from shoulder to hem
belt: 1.75" (4.5cm) wide x 68" (172.5cm) long, plus
1" (2.5cm) fringe at each end
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