Fall 1988 Oscar de la Renta Miss O Gathered Dress w Incredible Back Button Finish
This is an interesting dress because it's from the Miss O label that Oscar de la Renta started during this time period for his younger audience. What makes it interesting is that a very near version of it walk the runway for the Fall 1988 show. You can see how he slightly changed the design to give it a bit of a younger feel and make it easier to wear. I've included that runway photo here for you said that you can see how fantastic it is on the body. It is a gorgeous little dress
The dress is made out of a soft black jersey fabric that has an almost T-shirt feel to it when you touch it. The fabric is gathered over the dress from the top of the bodice to the hem and all the way around the back. Vertical stitches give it a pattern within the pattern and extra interest. It is to cut to hug the body and the neckline is cut flat across the front. Wide black velvet straps curved over each shoulder and attach to the back. From the front it's a fantastically fitted dress that shows off all your curves and has the interest from the gathering. At the back is where it gets spectacular. A black panel runs over the zipper and onto that panel are seven floral buttons that have rhinestones set inside and into the buttons. This creates a beautiful bit of flash and glitz at the back. Under that there's an inset of black lace lined in a nude chiffon for a sexy little kick as you walk away. It's very chic and sexy. Excellent condition
Bust: to 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 12" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 17" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 36" from top of shoulder to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML
Reference Photo: Fall 1988 Oscar de la Renta Runway.
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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