1960s Bonnie Cashin for Dorian Silk Chiffon Gown
I love this because besides being a fabulous dress, it was liking discovering something new. Bonnie is of course best known for her leather designers under the Sills label from 53-77 and then for the collections she did for Coach from 62-74. However she also worked for a ton of smaller firms and did small collections here and there but never did I know that she also designed for Dorian. So that makes this extra special! You really see another side of her in this dress too! Her leather pieces and work for Coach are so utilitarian while this shows her softer side. Made of a printed green silk chiffon its a beautiful piece. The cut is simple with a fitted bodice and long sleeves. The skirt is slightly full and flows to the ground in a floaty dream. It's only true excess is that fabulous ruffle around the shoulders! Wonderful! Excellent condition.
Fully lined in a green silky rayon. Closes with a back painted metal zipper and has an attached tie at the waist so you can cinch in if needed.
Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 16" from top of shoulder to waist
Skirt: 42" from waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML
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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