bill blass

1980s Bill Blass Densely Covered Silver Sequin & Pailettes Dress

This Bill Blass dress is a clever combination of a day dress silhouette mixed with all the glam and glitz of a full on sequinned evening piece. It is a classic shift dress that is densely covered in silver sequins. Mixed in with the sequins are strips of silver that give the dress an even greater 3D effect. The sleeves are capped and the bodice cut to glide over your shape. The waist sis seamed but not severely nipped in and the skirt flows over the hips and gently flares out as it nears the hem. It is elegance and high glamour rolled into one. The full on sequin coverage gives it a decent weight but its not so heavy that it uncomfortable to wear. I love that the sequins have a more pewter cast to them which keeps the dress firmly on the side of elegance. It's a good wearable size too. Excellent condition

Fully lined in a silver silk and closes with a hidden set back zipper. Pockets along the seam of each hip. The interior hem is finished with stiffened netting. Tagged a vintage 10

Shoulders: no defined seams
Bust: to 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 23" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 17" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 27" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: LRG

Item# DD3056

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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