Cruise 2020 Christian Dior by Maria Grazia Chiuri Deep Blue Cape Back Jersey Dress
A version of this dress was shown on the runway in a printed chiffon. For production to the stores it was also released in this fabulous silk jersey version. This collection was shown in Marrakech and Vogue's Sally Singer said the collection was "about luxury, globalism, and culture". The dress I have here is simpler then its runway counterpart but that just makes it that much more wearable to that many more events. It is gorgeous.
The dress is a made out of a deep blue silk jersey that falls like a dream. It is heavy enough to feel like a high quality piece but still will move and flow as you walk and move. The front plunges into a low V just slightly crossing over itself where it meets the band of fabric at the waist. The tops of the triangle that cover the bust are twisted for detailing and then they fall into a deep V at the back. This leaves you bare on both the front and the back. There is a little jersey cord that runs across the back to hold the halter perfectly in place. The skirt falls to the floor at the front and the dress is in its original unaltered supermodel length. At the back the shoulders extend out to a caped panel of the same jersey. This also falls to the floor and is one long fabulous swath of jersey. At the sides the cape is curve back into itself and attached down the sides so that it is a part of the dress and not a separate piece. It catches the air and billows out around you as you walk. The effect this has once on and when you move is fantastic. It is fabulous on the body. It appears to have been worn very little if at all. Excellent condition
The jersey serves as the lining and it slips on to wear with an inner elastic at the waist. The elastic is what gives it its shape. If you needed more room or ease through the waist it would be very easy to extend it so that someone with a larger frame could wear it since the rest if the dress is really loose and easy. There is a bit of a ripple in the jersey at the back that curves across the fabric. I think it might be deliberate but it is taken into account with pricing. It is impossible to photo and there is so much fabric you don't see it anyway unless you lay it out flat and spread the fabric out. It is more a mention for accuracy then anything. No size tag present
Bust: 16-18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 12-15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 24" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15.5" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 48" from waist to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-MED
Reference Photo: Resort 2020 Christian Dior Runway, Look 87. Model Lineisy Montero.
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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