Late 1970s Loris Azzaro Couture Red Pant & Wrap Top
Azzaro was a beloved label and worn on a regular basis by women like Raquel Welch, Sophia Loren and Marisa Berenson. It was a label that defined sexiness and had a certain French flare that women world-wide loved. Loris launched his label in 1967 and quickly defined his trademark looks with colors, ornate beading and daring cut-outs and ways of defining the body. This is an amazing two piece set that is made of a perma-pleated, slinky jersey. The color is a deep true red and incredibly flattering on most skin tones. This outfit is so easy to wear and feels fantastic once on. The pants are cut incredibly wide through the leg so it almost looks like a maxi-skirt when on. This gives them lots of movement while still showing your curves as the fabric moves against your body in a swish of fabric. The waist and hip is defined and the cut sublime. The top is equally amazing and simply wraps into place with the attached, long ties at the waist. This allows you to really cinch in the waist and that, combined with those fabulously strong, structured shoulders are the perfect contrast and give you tremendous shape. . The front crosses over itself resulting in a dramatic plunge. Long, full sleeves with a cuff are the perfect finish. Excellent condition.
Both pieces are unlined. The pants close with a painted metal and nylon zipper and a button at the waist. The top has attached ties that wrap to close. Buttons at each cuff. Padded shoulders. Tagged a vintage 40 bu the fit is fairly flexible because of the wrap. Appears unworn
Padded shoulders: to 16"
Bust: open and adjustable
Length: 20" from neck to hem
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 46" from waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-LRG
Reference Photos: Cherie, Owner of Shrimpton Couture, for her weekly style column on our blog Curated. (Photos by Erin Leydon) Click here to see the full column >
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.