leonard paris

1970s Leonard Silk Jersey Tunic or Mini Dress

This little piece by Leonard is one of those great staples to add to your wardrobe. It can work as a tunic or as a mini and with a quick change of acceories can go from casual to dressy in a flash. Leonard Paris is a label that was a contemporary of Pucci and very sought after. This one is a delicious combination of vivid ocean colors mixed in a swirling and curving pattern. It is cut to skim over the body in a straight cut that is flattering on almost all bodies and made of a fine silk jersey that holds the colors wonderfully. The length will allow you to wear it as a mini dress to show off miles of legs or layer over pants or skirts. I love the high neckline and the contrasting panel of design that finishes the cuffs and hem. It is super easy to wear and to travel with and the cut is very flattering. The dress is a strong statement piece and still so very chic now. Excellent condition.

Unlined and closes with a hand set, back metal zipper.

Sleeves: 24.5"
Shoulders: 18"
Bust: 20-22" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 22" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 30.5" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: MED-LRG

Item# DD2424

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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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