1970s Lanvin Plunge Front Backless Nylon Jersey Halter Dress

This dress is insanely sexy. It is so unusual with its cut and looks fabulous on. The only downside is that it is extremely tiny. Even on my size 2 dress form it barely fit. The fabric used for it is a black nylon jersey knit that allows it to have that wonderful drape that you see. It really pushes the boundaries in terms of sensuality for Lanvin for this time period and I love it. The jersey used is virtually wrinkle free so it is a great traveling piece. The neckline curves around the back of the neck and at the front it plunges right to the waist. Bands of fabric wrap over the bust and button to the side giving it a bandeau feel. This also leaves cut outs between the bust and waist. The back is left bare other then that band of fabric running across it. Below the waist the skirt flows out with yard of jersey used. Excellent condition

The bust is self lined and the skirt is unlined. It closes with a side zipper at the waist and buttons with elastic loops at the side of the bandeau/halter part. Note that it barely fit on my size 2 dress form so is best suited on a 0.

Bust: variable
Band under the bust: 14.5 to maybe 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 11.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: approx 14" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 39" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS

Item# DD2956

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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