thierry mugler

1980s Purple Parachute Silk Thierry Mugler Wrap Dress

I adore the bright true purple color of this little Thierry Mugler dress and the use of the parachute silk. That fabric choice gives it a really interesting texture yet the entire dress weighs very little since the fabric is so light in weight. The contrast between the extremely light fabric and the structured feel of the dress is just super. His cuts always have a feel of sexiness to them mixed the power dressing vibe of the nineties. The dress has a strong shouldered and wraps and snaps into place. The seam of the skirt is curved for a pretty detail and the sleeves left to end at the elbows. The buckled belt cinches in the waist and has a fabulous little angled buckle on it. It has almost safari feel to it despite the strong color and walks that line between utilitarian and vixen. Excellent condition.

Unlined and wraps to close snapping into place. Padded shoulders. The belt is original and buckles to close. The pocket details on the front bodice are technically functional pockets but of course are just a design detail. Tagged a vintage 42

Exaggerated shoulders: approx 18"
Bust: 21" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 21" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 18" from neck to waist
Skirt: 22.5" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: MED-LRG

Item# DD2443

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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