1980s Norma Kamali Paillette Cardigan Dress

This fabulous dress can act double duty because it opens up completely at the front so not only can you wear it on its own but you can wear it as a layering piece too! The base is made of a light knit cotton fabric in a baby blue. Onto that large round paillettes completely cover the piece and are sewn onto the fabric in a dense covering. The sound that this makes when you move is fabulous! If you need a show stopping piece this is it! Excellent condition

Unlined and closes at the front with hidden set buttons. Perhaps the occasional paillette missing but no outstanding bare spots. Light padding in the shoulder

Shoulders: 16"

Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 17.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 38" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# DD1803

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.

Setting up a layaway is super easy and we are happy to provide this service!

Here's how deposits work on a standard layaway:

  • We require three equal payments of the layaway total. You will be invoiced for the first amount upon request
  • payment two of the remaining balance will be billed two weeks from the date of the initial deposit.
  • The final payment is due two weeks after the second payment and shipping will be billed on this invoice as well.
  • items less then $500, or that are on sale, require a 50% deposit with the final payment due in two weeks from the date of deposit 

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Please review all measurements carefully. More often than not, vintage garments do not fit any size category exactly. If in doubt, measure a garment of your own that fits and is a similar cut and compare it's measurements to the listed measurements below.