1990s Pale Peach Lace & Knit Valentino

Pieces like this make a girl want to weep with joy! The first thing you must know about this couture quality constructed ensemble is that is literally weighs only a few ounces. It is like holding air. The finest lingerie colored peach lace adds texture and interest. Fused into the lace is a soft silk mohair yarn that seems to extend and create the hem of the to and skirt like magic. The contrast of textures with the two fabric is wonderful. It also gives it a feeling of substance but again there is virtually no weight to the set at all - it is like wearing bits of air! The top is cut very simply - tank style and the skirt a simple A line to the knee. A belt came with the set and I have slung it around the hips. It is an extraordinary example of couture level textiles and the original price if this set was 5 times the listed price, Excellent, unworn condition

Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Total length: 21" from mid-neck to bottom hem at back, the front is 2.5" shorter

Waist: 13" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Total length: 26" from waist seam to bottom hem

The top and skirt are both fully lined - the top in a backing of hand dyed silk netting and the skirt in matching soft peach silk chiffon. The top closes with hidden side set zipper. The skirt closes with a hidden side zipper as well. Note the color is a touch more lingerie peach then how it photoed - really wonderful and flattering color! The original silk satin, suede backed belt is present and in excellent condition.

Modern Sizing equivalent: SML

Item# DD792

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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