Fall 1985 Huge Rose Print Silk Valentino Dress

This little silk dress is quite wonderful. The colors are a combination of black, green and the iconic Valentino red in a huge and vibrant rose that covers the entire surface. It is a stunning and classic little dress and is exactly what one would expect from a Valentino piece. The fabric is a beautiful light silk of very high quality. The top crosses over itself  above a nipped in waist and slim cut skirt. The sleeves are long and lean and the shoulders strong. They do not have any padding but I suspect that they once did - you could easily add a light pad back in if you prefer it to look and feel more structured. Excellent condition.

Interlined with a black silk chiffon and closes with a side zipper. Each cuff has a hidden set zipper as well.A beaded loop sits at one side.

Sleeves: 25"
Shoulders: 17.5"
Bust: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15" from top of shoulder to waist
Skirt: 22" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# DD2179

Reference Photo: F/W 1985 Valentino Runway Collection.

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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