Prettiest 1970s Oscar de la Renta Tiered & Ruffled Tiny Floral Red Dress
This dress is one of the prettiest Oscar de la Renta pieces I have had in the shop. It is a bit unusual in that it is made from a light cotton fabric instead of one of his usual silks or heavier fabrics. The fabric choice gives it a light and easy feel and adds to the sweetness that the dress has. There are yards and yards of a the cotton used to make up all the tiers and ruffles. The bodice is cut into a V at the front and this same V is done at the back as well. A ruffled panel sits on each shoulder to softly fall and flutter over the very top of the arm. It then follows the edge of the neck line at the back and the front. The waist is cinched in and the original matching fabric sash that comes with the dress can be wrapped and tied around it to add more definition. The skirt fall to the floor from under there and it is amazing. It is made with four full tiers of fabric that are attached to the inner skirt. Each tier gets fuller as they near the hem. When you move it has beautiful movement with you. The fabric itself is the perfect finishing detail. It is a soft red with a tiny white and green floral print scattered over the entire surface. I love it. Excellent condition.
The dress is lined in the same fabric through the bodice. The base skirt acts as the lining under the tiers. It closes with a side painted nylon and metal zipper. Original fabric sash belt. The zipper can stick a tiny bit at the waist
Bust: to 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 11" from shoulder to top of band at waist and the band is 4" wide
Skirt: 44" from bottom of band at waist 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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