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1980 Pink Silk Oscar de la Renta Bow Back Gown

This gown is so spectacular and so striking - it is really an amazing piece and so very Oscar! The gown is a beautiful mix of silk with velvet accents and I love the bold color. The bodice is strapless and fitted and the bands of velvet that wrap around appear to be tied in place at the back as each ends in a wonderful flat bow that gives extra detail and effectively hides the zipper closure. The skirt is perfectly full and gently widens to that gorgeous ruffled bottom. Built in skirting and the cut help to create that perfect Princess shape. More velvet trims the ruffle and bottom skirt. It has that perfect mix of elegance and femininity that Oscar excelled at. Excellent condition.

Fully lined in a matching pink silk and closes with a back painted metal zipper. The interior skirting has addition silk lining. You could wear a crinoline to ahieve a very full look.

Bust: 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 12" from top of bodice to waist seam
Skirt: 40" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML

Item# DD1963

Reference Photo: Oscar de la Renta Ad, Vogue US, September 1980.

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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