bill blass

1980s Ethereal Silk Chiffon Blass Dress

A wonderful diaphanous and ethereal silk chiffon dress by Bill Blass that is so fresh and modern in feel that it could be easily mistaken as a piece from the spring runways! Feather light layers of beautifully screened silk are layered atop each other. Four full layers make up the body of the dress and each sleeve has two layers and yet you could probably pull the dress through a small circle like a scarf! The florals have extra depth and texture since the pattern lies atop another layer underneath. Each layer is also slightly shorter then the other so you get a pretty ruffled effect at the hem. The sleeves are long and widen as they reach their cuffs. It is really a gorgeous dress and the effect that it has when on with all that stunning silk softly moving just cannot be conveyed in the photos! Excellent condition

This dress is being featured in an editorial for a magazine that I will be able to tell you about soon!

Shoulders: 15" across
Sleeves: 27"
Bust: 1to 20î flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: to 19î flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 22" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 38" from neck to hem

Four full layers of feather light silk chiffon top each other. The top three are the printed floral and the very inner layer is a nude color. It closes with a back zipper. Each sleeve is two layers of the printed silk. It presents more pink feeling then in the photos - more like the label close-up

Modern Sizing equivalent: SML-MED (6-10)

Item# DD885

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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