Fabulous 1973 Biba Purple and Pink Sequin Knit Jumper Pull-over Vest Top

These little pullover vest tops were all the rage in the early 1970s and the Biba versions are the best of them. This one is amazing. It is an original Biba sequin vest done in bold zig zag stripes. I have had a few variations of this in the shop and I am always happy to find these. They are an easy way to add a bold pop of glitz to any outfit and work on their own or layered over or under other pieces.. This one has bold vertical stripes done in a vivid pink and deep purple. Every square inch of the entire top is completely covered in the tightly spaced sequins. The base is a stretch elastic knit. It is sleeveless and has a V neckline and just slips over the head to wear.. It is iconic Biba and a true piece of fashion history. Excellent condition with a small note below.

Unlined and slips over the head to wear. It is elasticized so stretches to fit. The measurements are the approx comfortable range but it would give a touch more if needed. The knit is a deeper purple then it photoed. Some of the sequins have peeled back a touch to show the silver underneath. 

Bust: approx 17-18" flat across the back from side to side
Waist: approx 15-16" flat across the back from side to side
Total length: 17" from the top of the shoulder to bottom

Modern size equivalent: XS-SML

Item# S227

Reference Photos: (1) Biba City Girl, 1973.  /  (2) Biba Ensembles, c1970s.

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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