Gorgeous Upcycled Vintage Black Silk Tuxedo Feel Top w Hand Applied Lace Detailing
This is one of three tops that my client had made about 15 years ago using a combination of new with antique / vintage fabrics and detailing from various vintage and early era pieces that were beyond repair or found as fragments. Each is a one off and the only one like it ever made. This one uses a black silk fabric for the body of the top. The top is cut into an easy to wear sleeveless tank that you just slip over the head to wear and hook at the back of the neck above the keyhole there. The back falls in a sleek and easy line and then the front has an applied panel to give it a tuxedo feel at the front. Hand applied to that front bib detail is a fantastic found netting that has been stitched into stripes and then an early bit of antique lace is hand applied over that. A little rounded collar of vintage silk in a cream is the perfect finish. Her tailor was couture trained and all three of these tops are beautifully made. Excellent condition
Unlined and slips on to wear with a hook at the back of the neck. It appears to have never been worn or worn very little. The loose and easy cut should allow it to fit a range of sizes.
Bust & hips: 20" flat across from side seam
Waist: 19" flat across from side seam
Length: 22" from neck to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED
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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