Recent Prada Deep Purple Silk Taffeta Full Skirted Dress

This gorgeous Prada dress has that definitive retro feel you see in so many of Miuccia's designs, but still feels thoroughly modern too. I love the crisp silk taffeta she has chosen to use - it helps to hold the almost sculptural shape and that amazing deep pleating on the skirt. The shoulders are beautiful in their design - the neckline is set wide so the collarbones are exposed and the shoulders sit up just a touch so you get a lovely framing effect. The bust skims over the body with a front plunge. The waist cinches in for a fifties starlet feel. The skirt is a masterpieces - it is deliberately and meticulously shaped and draped with wide pleats of fabric. I think my favourite detail are the hidden pockets tucked between the folds of the skirt. The finishing is perfection and it has a decidedly fifties feel to it - like it is something that Grace Kelly would have worn and loved. Excellent condition

Fully lined in silk and closes with a hidden set back zipper. Tagged a Prada 42. Appears unworn.

Shoulders: 15"
Bust: 17.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 14" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 14.5" from neck to waist
Skirt: 23" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# DD2861

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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