1970s Silk Chiffon Adolfo Petal Dress
This is a stunning and pretty silk chiffon dress by Adolfo in beautiful neutral shades of taupes and caramels. I love the petal effect that the layers of the skirt an the sleeves give the dress. Each sleeve is a single layer of chiffon with deep petal shaped edges. They are set wide and low into the sides of the dress. The bodice has a panel of light cafe au lait colored lace set over the chiffon in a panel at the front. The skirt has three layers of chiffon - two that sweep to the floor and a third top payer in the same light taupe as the sides and back of the dress. Attached ties cinch in the waist as much was you wish. It is so pretty and so unusual! It is an amazing piece of fashion history! Excellent condition!
Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 14" from neck to waist
Skirt: 41: from waist to hem
Fully lined in chiffon. It slips over the head and has a button at the back of the neck above the keyhole. One smudge on one petal of the skirt that does not detract. Note the lighter layers are lighter in tone that how it has photoed.
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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