1960s Biba Satin Top with Sequin Detail
An amazing and rare satin Biba top that is a pretty shade of lilac. Biba pieces where made to wear and dispose of and the wilder pieces were the ones most worn and most coveted. This is a stunning example of what Biba was doing at the time and can be worn as a tunic or even over tights to create almost a mini dress feel. The sleeves are amazing - as each nears the cuff they round out like a balloon. A keyhole neckline that can be closed or left open for a deep plunge and a tunic feel through the body. Love the little sequin applique on the one shoulder! Great condition
Unlined and slips on. There is elastic at the waist and each cuff. This elastic has stretched out so is loose and open as shown. You could replace it if you wish it to fit tighter but it works as is and is original so its been left. One button at the top of the keyhole neckline. The sequin applique on the shoulder is hand stitched into place. One tiny repair the the back peplum just under the waistline - does not detract and not apparent when on. I have priced it accordingly.
Sleeves: 33" to the longest point
Shoulders: inset 13"
Bust: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 30" from neck to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-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.
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