Fall 2005 Look #43 Silk Floral Prada Runway Dress

This is a fantastic little dress and one of the most recognizable of the dresses that walked the 2005 runway from Prada. It is constructed from a gorgeous custom screened stretch silk crepe that is one level up from chiffon as far its weight but has an opaqueness that a chiffon would not have. The bodice has a high neck and the sleeves and top skim the body. I love how the skirt cascades from the waist and has a little vents of contrasting fabric set along the hem of the skirt - as you walk or move these open and you get that glimpse of the lighter fabric. The fabric itself is a marvel it is hand painted and was screened to follow the lines and cut of the dress prior to construction.  It is all cut on the bias so immediately settles into place and highlights a girl's curves perfectly! So sexy and I love the nod to the forties in its cut. A dress fit for a modern day pin-up girl! Excellent condition.

The dress is unlined and closes with a hidden set back zipper. The quality of finishes that one would expect from Prada. Tagged a Prada 40. The fabric does have some stretch

Sleeves: 24"
Shoulders: 14"
Bust: 17-18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18-20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15" from top of bodice to bottom waist seam
Skirt: 27" from bottom waist seam to hem

Modern Sizing equivalent: XS-SML

Item# DD1957

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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