Early 1970s Polly Peck by Sybil Zelker Liittle Black Wrap Dress
The Polly Peck company started up in the 1940s by a British husband and wife team, Raymond and Sybil Zelker. Sybil designed the clothing and her husband handled the business end of things. By the late seventies - just after the time period this dress would be from, they sold out to a large investment firm. This dress is from when they still managed the company and Sybil was doing the designing.
The dress is a pretty little wrap in a black synthetic crepe that will hold up extremely well to traveling and is hand washable. That makes it that perfect dress to throw into a suit case and know it will be good to wear upon arrival no matter where you land in the world. It is suspended by tiny little straps and the wrap gives you a low plunge at the front and an expanse of skin at the back. There is a gathered detail at the waist and long, skinny attached ties that allow you to cinch it in for shape. The skirt curves up and around where it wraps and when you walk or sit you get a flash of leg. It is simple, but kind of perfect, and still high on impact. Excellent condition.
Unlined and wraps to close with ties at the waist. Tagged a vintage UK 10. The wrapped and open design will give allow you to adjust a few inches up or down from the listed measurements.
Bust: 14-17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 11-13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 16-19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 15" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 37" from waist to longest part of hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML
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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