nina ricci

1980s Couture Nina Ricci Velvet Dress

This is a very rare and beautifully, exuberantly eighties piece by Nina Ricci. It is constructed from a glossy black velvet that is beautiful to touch and drapes amazingly. The first thing you see on this is of course that insanely glamorous, over the top pink silk neckline. Three layers of knife pleated silk are stacked atop each other so that the frame the shoulders and neck. These swoop around the neckline to one shoulder where a huge rosette is formed! The other shoulder is left bare as a balance. From this wild beginning, the dress cascades over the wearer in a sheath of velvet with a hint of a waist, skimming over the hips to the ankle. The skirt flares out slightly around its hem to further emphasize the bombshell silhouette. The fabric is light weight so has a beautiful drape and it is lined in the finest silk so feel amazing inside as well! Really a showstopper and in excellent condition

Bust: to 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: to 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 51" from top of shoulder to front hem

Fully lined in a fine, high quality black silk and closes with a side, hidden set painted zipper.

Modern Sizing equivalent: MED

Item# DD10013

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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