1970s Mignon Red Lame Gold Halter Dress
This Mignon gown reminds me of the Travilla pieces styled for Marilyn Monroe - it has that same type of feel! The skirt is extraordinary - it is knife pleated from top to bottom so there is a fabulous play on the lame thread that is woven through the fabric. As you move the light catches the thread in different ways and the effect is extraordinary. The top is a simple halter that hook up and around the neck, leaving the back entirely bare. Despite the base fabric being the same they have given it a completely different feel but adding both gold sequins and bead work all across the top and in a different pattern through the band that nips in the waist. The over all effect is so sexy!A definitive showstopper. Excellent condition.
Lined in a red silky rayon through the top and unlined through the skirt. Closes with a back painted metal zipper and hook & eye at the neck
Neck: 13" around
Bust: approx 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 11" from neck to top of waist band
Banding at waist: 5"
Skirt: 43" 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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