Rare 1970s Annacat Pretty Floral Print Cotton Tie Back Wrap Halter Maxi Dress
Annacat is a label that is very hard to find and quite rare. In its day, Annacat pieces were a favourite of the magazines for editorial and the label was often worn by the 'it girls' and rock stars of the day. They only made a few of each look and they were sold as fast as they could make them. This dress is an amazing example of their work and why there were often wait lists to get your hands on their dresses. The bodice does up in a simple but unusual way. The fabric is gathered along the centre of the halter with a piece that extends up and around the back of the neck to button onto place. Then on each side of the bodice the front panel extend out at the sides into a long fabric tie that you wrap and tie at the back and leave trailing down. This design leaves the back almost completely bare and is insanely sexy. The waist nips under that and the skirt falls to the floor with yards and yards of fabric. Once on it moves wonderfully as it is all cut on the bias. It is made of a crisp cotton and I love the pretty floral pattern that covers the surface. Excellent condition.
Unlined and closes with a back painted metal zipper at the back waist. The front extends on either side and ties at the back and then the halter buttons at the back of the neck.
Bust: variable as it ties
Waist: 13" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: to 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: approx 15" from neck to waist
Skirt: 42" from 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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