1980s Genny Draped Backless Black Silk Dress w Silver Star Thread Detailing
This is a stunningly beautiful silk chiffon & net gown by the Genny label. It is one of the most beautiful pieces I have seen from this label and I like to think that I can see the influence of Gianni Versace's work for the house in it. Silver thread is used to create little stars that are sprinkled over the surface of the long cut bodice made of a fine net over the inner lining. Their centers are little sequins and they creates a stunning pattern that runs over the entire bodice and add a touch of glitz and glam. The neckline has a black silk chiffon draped panel that continues around and down the very low cut back of the dress. This same solid black silk chiffon makes up the lower skirting and it is cut longer in the back to create a wonderful trained effect. It is cut to be more fitted through the body and then that skirt floats out for a mermaid silhouette feel. The movement the dress has once is is incredible as the silk used is very light and airy. It is very sexy and gives the wearer a goddess feel. Excellent condition with one small note below
Fully lined in black chiffon and closes with a hidden set side zipper. I see a few of the silver threads missing on the pattern here and there and two small repairs near the back hem but otherwise looks to have been worn very little
Bust: 19.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 16-17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 60" from shoulder to front hem, 70" to back hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: MED-LRG
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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