1970s Oscar de la Renta Bias Cut Silk Chiffon Coral Caftan Dress
Perfect for the upcoming season, this amazing Oscar de la Renta silk chiffon dress is just wonderful. It is completely bias cut form a fine, light, scarf weight silk that moves with you. It is made from an almost weightless silk in a beautiful coral orange color that will work on almost any skin tone. It flows down from the shoulders, cascading over the body in a delicious flow of bias cut silk. The hem dips longer at the front center and back and is finished with pretty pointed edging. Each side under the arm dips into a low V to mimic this detailing at the hem. The sleeves are equally incredible and each is cut very wide and full and here we have that same pointed hem finish with the inside parts of the sleeve longer the the sides at the top of the arm. Each sleeve is also left completely open on its inner seam. Once on this flows and loves around you in the most beautiful of ways. Easy to wear and very beautiful. Excellent condition with a couple tiny notes below
Unlined and cut on the bias with hand finished hems. Slips on the wear. There is the faintest of storage marks on the inner part of the sleeve that you do not see once in and have to hint for when its lying flat. A couple of teeny pinhead thinning of the fabric near the hem. It held up perfectly to cleaning so these are strong and stable. The bias cut silk allows for an easy for on a winder range of sizes.
Sleeves: 29" approx.
Shoulders: no defined seam
Bust: 14.5-20+" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 56" from neck to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-MED
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.