A 1980s dress with 1920s drop-waist styling, and a nod to Chanel. Jet black crepe bodice with crystal pleated georgette skirt, white satin detachable collar and cuffs, and decorative gold rope and rhinestone buttons. Full acetate lining. Closes at back with hidden zip and hook & eye. Nicely constructed and finished, and quite substantial. Union made in the USA, with care. From the Mullins collection.
Labels: Karen Lawrence by Matthew, 1974-'95 ILGWU label
Fiber/Care: 100% polyester with acetate lining, dry-clean only
Condition: there is ever-so-slight discoloration at the back of the collar (was not able to capture in a photo, it's very subtle)
*We've had this dress professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*
- please ignore the vintage size 10 tag and go by the following -
sleeves: 23"/58cm (cuffs detached)
bust: 34"/86.25cm plus seams
natural waist: 31.5"/80cm
hips (at drop waist seam): 39"/99cm
(BDV SKU: 00467-057)
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