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1970s Bill Blass Cut Out Cocktail Dress

A fine opaque silk gazaar cocktail dress by Bill Blass that demonstrates just why he was the favored designer by the kind of lady that threw a cocktail party on a regular basis. It is just spectacular in every way! The skirt is very full and poufed with the volume you see pictures achieved solely through the cut of the cloth and the way it is set into the waist combined with the way the fabric having enough body to hold the shape. The waist nips in and the bodice is sculpted with a dramatic cut out at the neck that reveals the upper bodice and collar bone. I love the way the neckline almost acts like a piece of jewelery in the way that is frames the shoulders and face. If you have been looking for the absolute perfect black cocktail dress look no farther! Excellent, appears unworn condition.

The bodice is lined in the same fabric as the exterior and the skirt has an inner black silk lining. Closes with a back hidden set zipper. Very well made.

Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 15" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 26" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# DD1796

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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