claude montana

1990s State of Claude Montana Plunging Bare Back Dress

This is an amazing and very sexy gown in that wonderful minimalist feel that was the cornerstone of that whole nineties aesthetic. Montana designed for strong, powerful woman and his clothes often combine stark simplicity with one strong sensual statement detail - like the extremely low, plunging V back on this dress. From the front the cut in as simple as can be with a high neck and curving seams that have a touch of a thirties feel to their placement. The fabric is a light crepe so falls well but not so light that you have to have the perfect body underneath - this fabric is light enough to drape well but heavy enough to cover flaws and be flattering. So from the front you are simple and sleek and then when you turn you have this huge expanse of sexy bare skin. The back is left almost completely bare and the V is to the low back. The dress skims over the torso in a sleek column, gliding over the waist. The waist itself is given shape through vertical seaming. The skirt is long and slim cut with a high slit up the back. Very flattering when on. Excellent condition.

Fully lined in a fine black silk and closes with a low back zipper that begins at the bottom of the V. Tagged a 40/6 but please check actual listed measurements

Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 55.5" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# DD2546

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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