1960s Bell Sleeve Marie France Couture

An absolutely amazing and regal hostess gown from Marie France Haute Couture! I have always had a love for these hostess gowns - they make me think of the grand dames of fashion from the sixties - its the kind of thing American Royalty like Jackie O would have worn or some fabulous movie starlet hen she wanted to look grown up and glam. The Sleeves are truly wonderful - huge bell sleeves add drama and interest. The print is a myriad of tangerines, oranges shot with pinks and whites, all in a lovely watercolor floral print. Attached ties soften the neckline and the shape is full and widens as it nears the hem. Just a wonderful piece! A modern girl will wear it with a tan and loose knot and killer heels and take over the room!† Mint, unworn condition.

Shoulders: 15.5" from seam to seam
Bust: 20" from side seam to side seam
Waist: open
Hips: open
Length: 58" from mid neck at the back to bottom hem
Sleeves: 19" from shoulder seam to longest point

The dress is fully lined in a pale pink silky rayon and closes with a front, hidden painted metal zipper that goes to just below the waist. Note the camera is pulling a yellow tone in some pictures whereas in real life it is a mix of oranges and pinks. The shoulders have to fit but other wise it will drape well on a smaller figure as well as work on one that fits the measurements. It is not pinned on my size 4-6 mannequin

Modern Sizing equivalent: SML-MED-LRG (6-12)

Item# E323

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival

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