1980s Strapless Ruffled Pastel Silk Mignon Gown

A dramatic gown whose startling design is softened by the choice of a beautiful silk taffeta fabric. Constructed from a stunning watercolor washed array of soft pastels on a white backdrop. Soft pinks, greens and yellows give the impression of a painted watercolor and cover the gown from bust to hem. It is cut to skim the body and hug the upper torso. The strapless top is lightly boned inside for support and the waist cinches in and then it widens in a gentle A-line with a front side slit. The ruffle that cascades from the bust down the side to the floor gives the impression that the wearer has been wrapped and presented like a precious gift. It it timeless and elegant and in excellent condition

Bust: 16.5-17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam the inside dress
Hips: 18.5" flat across from side seam to side seam the inside dress
Length: 49" from top of bust to hem

Fully lined in white silky rayon and closes with a back hidden zipper. The bodice is lightly boned

Modern Sizing equivalent: SML

Item# DD950

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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