1960s Yellow & Black Jean Varon Maxi
This might be my favorite Jean Varon I have ever listed and I am still tempted to whisk it back to my archives for myself! I recently sold a red and black version of this that was obviously done the same year as both have the same bold graphics! It is really one of the best prints I have had from him and it is just as dynamic on the yellow and black if not more so. A billowing full skirt is set under a panel of ruched and elastic banding at the bust. The dramatic print really highlights the loose lines of the piece - you get the effect of softness and edgy at the same time. I love the ruffle around the top of the bust - it is a much better finish then just a straight edge would have been. There are skinny straps made of the same slinky nylon fabric - you can wear these tucked in if you wish and it instantly makes the dress strapless. The very bottom of the hem has a quirky finish of a striped band. Truly a find and in excellent condition.
Bandeau: 12.5: unstretched flat across from side seam to side seam. Will stretch to accommodate another 5 or 6 inches
Natural waist: open
Straps: 6" from shoulder to top of the ruffle
Bodice: 6" from top of ruffle to empire waist
Skirt: 44" from empire waist to hem
Unlined and slips on to wear. The stretch of the bodice and fullness through the skirt make it an easy fit for a variety of sizes. The elastic in the bandeau top is tight and like new
Modern Sizing equivalent: XS-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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