1940s Claudia Young Silk Wiggle Dress

Really an amazing and strong styled forties dress. With the Miu Miu collection coming for fall and its strong forties inspired silhouettes, you can bet great originals are going to get as scarce as scarce can be. It is made of a fine silk - think Hermes scarf type silk. It has an amazing design screened onto the silk -paisley and fine filigree design all in muted blues and greens. The accent details are stunning and the print alone is really a work of art! The cut is classic pin-up femme fatale and all Claudio Young - her dresses are all this silhouette - a strong shoulder created by a pleat type detail that goes over the edge of the shoulder but is fabric with no shoulders pads needed! The skirt is long and deliciously lean but is cut on the bias so moved and drapes to fit the girl wearing it. I love how the waist gathers almost like a fake sarong but centered right at the lower stomach - this really emphasizes the hourglass shape. The bodice is cut full with sleeves that narrow though to the cuffs. It is just exquisitely made. The lucky girl who gets this will be very pleased indeed! It is truly a special piece. Item# D319

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