joy stevens

1970s Joy Stevens Strapless Maxi Dress

Fabulous strapless maxi dress by one of my favorite California girls - designer Joy Stevens! Her designs ruled the night clubs of the seventies and have a sexy, easy way about them. They tend to be that perfect fluid jersey (like this piece) and move well and wear well. This amazing dress has a tie plunge key hole strapless neckline that leaves the shoulders and upper back bare and sexy. The skirt flows to the ground in a gradual A-line and is fabulous draped. It is the perfect deep garnet color and the jersey travels perfectly. Throw it on for day with flats or wear sky high heels at night - it is a fabulous versatile piece! Excellent, appears unworn condition.

Bust: to 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 11.5-15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 22" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 12" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 44" from waist to hem

Unlined and slips on to wear. The waist is elastic and you adjust the top of the bust with the tie front.

Modern Sizing equivalent: SML

Item# DD1166

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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