1970s Donald Brooks Red Jersey Crystal Button Dress
This is a gorgeous red jersey Donald Brooks maxi dress that is very well made and has miles of fabric in it making it feel very luxurious and decadent! I love the ease of the fabric and the killer drape that the choice of the slinky jersey gives it. It makes it that perfect combination of being able to go full out dressy but with a certain ease - a delicious contrast. The faceted glass crystal button detailing is the perfect contrast to the jersey - it's an ingenious way to give it a little glitz without ruining the perfect simplicity of the jersey. These are spaced down the front in a way that gives just a glimpse of skin between for a little added sexiness. It has its original, extra long tie belt. There is literally yards and yards of fabric used in the skirt and I love the fluid, very full jersey sleeves with their dramatic ballooned appearance. His mainline label and very fabulous and well made. Much better in person so if you love it here you will be thrilled when you have it in hand. Excellent condition.
Unlined through the skirt. There is an extra layer of the same jersey fabric that runs through the front of the bodice with the back left unlined. It buttons at the front with faceted glass crystal buttons and fabric loops as shown. The original tie belt is present. Elastic at each cuff. More of a true red in person. The cut and fabric will accommodate a wider range of sizes
Shoulders: approx 15"
Bust: approx 18-21" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14-15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 17.5" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 44.5" from waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-LRG
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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