1970s Jean Muir Leather Embellished Black Jersey Dress
This dress is stunning. It is from Jean Muir and incorporates her love of using leather touches within her designs - you often see this in her earlier pieces. The base fabric is made from a slinky, matte black jersey that gives the dress a bias cut feel when on and makes it very comfortable to wear. The skirt is dropped and gathered into the low seam with soft pleats. This gives it fullness and movement and also has a nod to the flapper dresses of the twenties. The bodice is cut to skim over the bust and waist in a loose and easy fit. I love how the collar is squared off and panels of black leather define both the collar and shoulder. bands of leather wrap right over and around each shoulder and down and around the arm. On each cuff leather is used again to define the wide sleeves. It is fantastic and one of the best Muir's I have had. Excellent condition.
Unlined and closes with a back zipper. At the back neck is an elaborate wired frog knot closure. Hidden snaps are set under the leather at the top of the neck in addition to the frog knot.
Bust: 16-17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14.5-15.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 20-21" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 43.5" from natural neck to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-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.
Setting up a layaway is super easy and we are happy to provide this service!
Here's how deposits work on a standard layaway:
- We require three equal payments of the layaway total. You will be invoiced for the first amount upon request
- payment two of the remaining balance will be billed two weeks from the date of the initial deposit.
- The final payment is due two weeks after the second payment and shipping will be billed on this invoice as well.
- items less then $500, or that are on sale, require a 50% deposit with the final payment due in two weeks from the date of deposit
We offer flat rate Standard UPS shipping worldwide. All shipping options are displayed at checkout in the pull down menus provided.
Want it faster?
We offer flat rates for expedited and express shipping options - these will also display at check out and can be selected with the drop down menu during the checkout process.
Please review all measurements carefully. More often than not, vintage garments do not fit any size category exactly. If in doubt, measure a garment of your own that fits and is a similar cut and compare it's measurements to the listed measurements below.