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1960s Bessi Silk Jersey and Silk Chiffon Pink and Red Print Dress
I love the color of this wonderful Bessi dress and the mix of the silks used. The contrast that is created by using a silk jersey with a silk chiffon is beautiful and that combined with the vivid pink and red mix make for a gorgeous dress. Bessi print are reminiscent of Emilio Pucci but they tend to be more uni-tonal with a play on subtle variations of color. The influence of Pucci can not be denied however. The floral and leaf print on this dress is bright and vivid, combining pops of a cherry red mixed with pink and raspberry. I love the use of the contrasting border at the neck, waist, cuffs and hem that define and anchor the cut of the dress. The dress itself is made from a mix of three silks. The bodice is a silk jersey that is easy to wear and feels fabulous and comfortable once on. The top layer of the skirt is an airy silk chiffon in a matching print to the top that is layered over a solid red silk lining. This inner lining is finished at the hem with a silk chiffon printed border. It is this mix of silks that give the dress that rich feel. Excellent condition The bodice is unlined and the skirt lined in a red silk inner skirt. It closes with a back painted metal and nylon zipper. The bodice has some stretch. Shoulders: 16" Sleeves: 24" Bust: 18-20" flat across from side seam to side seam Waist: 16-17" flat across from side seam to side seam Hips: open Bodice: 15" from neck to waist Skirt: 42" from waist to hem Modern Sizing equivalent: MED-LRG This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.
- Condition DetailsPlease expand description above for full measurements.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsD 57 in.D 144.78 cm
- Bust20 in. (50.8 cm)
- Waist17 in. (43.18 cm)
- Length57 in. (144.78 cm)
- Seller LocationToronto, CA
- Seller Reference NumberItem# DD1188
- Reference NumberLU1283665763
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