Spring 1979 Important Halston Plunge Dress

This is a dress by Halston that to me sums up perfectly what makes Halston so wonderful and still valued today as one of the most sought after labels on the planet. The couture Halston day dress is the very definition of simplicity however the cut is genius and that dramatic plunge is just sexy as hell! The skirt has a surprising amount of fabric in it but is cut to lie fairly straight and the top is cut simple and loose. Candy colored stripes run across the fabric and when taken against the bright and sunny yellow they are the perfect contrast! One just feel happy when you look at this dress! The belt is a solid striped wide grosgrain ribbon in the same bright and beautiful colored hues! Depending on how it sits on you, you could potentially wear it the other way around or go seventies style and wear a bandeau if you require more modesty! Exceptional and rare. Excellent, seemingly unworn condition!

Bust: to approx 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 11-16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 15" from neck to waist
Skirt: 29" from waist to hem

Unlined with the silk cut on the bias. The waist is elastic so is an easy adjust to size. The grosgrain ribbon belt is original to the dress with simple cut ends. Hidden side pockets along each side seam of the skirt!

Modern Sizing equivalent: M/L

Reference Photo: Spring 1979 Halston Runway.

Item# DD1120

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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