1970s Amazing Bessi Floral Maxi Dress
This is an absolutely beautiful silk jersey Bessi dress and one of my favorites from all the Bessi's I have had over the years! The print is spectacular - you can easily see her days at Pucci strongly influencing the design. The colors are all pastels in tone but still a vivid pop against that white backdrop - pretty turquoises and soft teals mix with pale lemon yellow and pinks, pops of purples & bright corals. I love the strong use of a contrasting border that defines and anchors the collar, sleeves and hem of the dress. The skirt widens quite a bit as it nears the ground and a slit up one side allows for a peek of skin. The simple sleeves and loose caftan cut perfectly balances the skirt. The original belt is present so you can use it to add shape if you wish. This is truly a fabulous dress! Excellent condition!
Unlined and closes with a back painted metal zipper. The piped belt is original to the dress. Fabric has some stretch
Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 54" from neck to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-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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