1980 Bill Tice Plunge Black & Gold Backless Halter Dress
I think this is the most coveted of all the Bill Tice designs. A version of it sits in the closet of countless celebrities (Lady Gaga recently wore a version, as have girls like Rachel Zoe & Nicole Richie) and it is one of those fail safe pieces that you know is going to work every time you put it on. Every time I get one in they fly out the door. It is insanely sexy with a halter style front that plunges to the waist and a back that is left completely open and bare. It is made of a black liquid jersey that feels amazing on and has the added bonus of traveling very well. It is the kind of piece you can throw into your suit case and slip on with either flats or heels when you reach some far off destination and be perfectly ready to go. The front has a high slit that shows when you walk or sit and I love the signature wide top stitch gold and black belt at the waist. It is attached all around the back and then the front ties to cinch you in exactly to where you want. Excellent condition.
Unlined and slips on. Ties at the back of the neck and at the waist. Elastic through the front portion of the waist. The easy fit allows it work on a variety of sizes. The gold is a true gold in person
Bust: variable as there are no side seams
Partial elastic waist: 14-18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: approx 15" from natural neck to waist but can be tied to adjust the length if needed
Skirt: 44" from top of back waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-LRG
Reference Photo: Nancy Kissinger in Bill Tice, Vogue, October 1980.
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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