Beautiful 1970s Red Silk and Chiffon Lanvin Dress

This dress is so simple yet so sublime and I just love it. It is really an amazing example of great lines, great cut and a great fabric choice, all combined with the perfect flattering red. The bodice is simple and fitted with tiny silk straps suspending it from the shoulder. The skirt falls to the floor in a cascade of silk. There are actually two layers to the skirt. The inner layer has a more sheath-like cut and is made of an opaque silk crepe. This is topped by a floating layer of silk chiffon in that same gorgeous red. The skirt really adds a sense of airiness and fantasy to the dress. It is really pretty and well made. The red in person is a touch more of a true red and does not have that orange tone that it has photoed with. A little beauty! Excellent condition

The opaque silk crepe inner skirt acts as the lining and the top is lined in a fine grade red tissue silk. The inner seams are hand finished. It closes with a back painted metal and nylon zipper. The bodice is lightly boned.

Bust: 16.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 12.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 22.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 9" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 41.5" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML

Item# DD2155

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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