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Circa 1980 Bill Blass Black Silk Cocktail Dress With a Twist



Bill Blass puts a sophisticated twist on the ‘little black dress’. This sleek design is fabricated from a fine silk faille with a ruched detail at the bodice that criss crosses to create a fashionable twisted knot at the bust. It zips and hooks at the back with covered buttons at the cuffs and a narrow hemline just waiting to be accessorized with a fabulous shoe. Perfect wardrobe staple for the cocktail party set. Fully lined and in excellent condition. SIZING & MEASUREMENTS The dress is marked a size 4 and fits sizes 2-4 with attention to the following measurements. Bust 34" Waist 26" Hips 36" Sleeve Length From Underarm to Cuff 17" Shoulder Length Taken at Back From Sleeve Seam to Seam 16" Length From Shoulder to Waist 13" Length From Shoulder to Hem 39"


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    Length: 39 in. (99.06 cm)Marked Size: 4 (Best fits 2-4) (US)Bust: 34 in. (86.36 cm)Waist: 26 in. (66.04 cm)Hip: 36 in. (91.44 cm)
  • Style
    Little Black Dress (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    Bill Blass creates a sophisticated version of the ‘little black dress’ in a fine silk faille with a ruched bodice criss crossed at the bust.
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU48733743111

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    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
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