bill tice

Documented 1981 Bill Tice One Shoulder Gold & Black Jersey Dress

This is one my own personal favorites of all the Bill Tice designs. I own a version of it myself that I wear endlessly and will always have on in my closet. I am very happy to have finally found documentation of it and that the documentation for it ended up being an editorial that featured Jerry Hall for Vogue in 1981. I have had versions of this in the shop before and every girl that has bought one through me has loved it. It is one of those fail safe pieces that you know is going to work every time you put it on. When I do get one in they tend to fly out the door. It is insanely sexy with an easy to wear caftan feel that is suspended from one single shoulder. It is made of a black liquid jersey that feels amazing on and has the added bonus of traveling very well. It is the kind of piece you can throw into your suit case and slip on with either flats or heels when you reach some far off destination and be instantly ready to go. The inner dress is long and slim and this is topped by a looser overlay that is cut on an angle. There is a high slit up one leg that shows when you walk or sit . The single shoulder ties into place and it is accented by his signature curved top stitch gold lame. Excellent condition

Unlined and slips on. Ties at the top of the shoulder. The easy fit allows it work on a variety of sizes. The gold is a true gold in person

Bust: 17-19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 16-18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19-22" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 59" from shoulder to hem and you can adjust at the shoulder
Slit: 16" from hem to top

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-LRG

Reference Photo: Jerry Hall in Bill Tice. Vogue US, August 1981.

Item# DD2938

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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