1980s Oscar De La Renta Velvet & Silk Gown
A beautiful and regal gown by Oscar de la Renta in a classic combination of a rich chocolate with a black velvet. I love how the bodice is cut so that it is sleek and fitted, yet the front plunges low and wide enough across the bust and shoulders that there is this refined sexiness about it. The sleeves are cut long and slim. A banded gathered waist sash gives definition and shape and really emphasizes that beautifully cut bust line. The skirt is cut full with its own interior silk and tulle lining to retain that stunning shape. Peeking under the hem is a band of black velvet, the kind of perfect finishing detail you would expect from Oscar de la Renta. Excellent, appears unworn condition.
Fully lined in a fine black silk taffeta and closes with a back painted metal and nylon zipper. Each sleeve has a hook and eye. The inner skirt has two layers of tulle and is lined in a matching color silk organza. Beautifully finished. Tagged an 8 but please check measurements.
Shoulders:approx 15 "
Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 11" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt:38 " from waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED
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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