1960s Dotted Geoffrey Beene Dress

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A gorgeous and early Geoffrey Beene dress with an amazing dotted print and cut! The bodice is fitted with long sleeves and a high neckline. The skirt twirls out from the waist and is amazingly full - it reminds me of a skater skirt or a 1950s circle skirt it has so much fabric in it. It is so adorable on and that full skirt combined with the dot pattern is so chic! The waist nips in above that full skirt for a barbie doll silhouette. The fabric is a polished silk I believe - it has enough weight to help hold the shape and structure of the dress but is comfortable to wear. It closes at the front so you could wear the neckline open if you wish! Excellent condition

Shoulders: 15"
Bust: 19" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13.5-14" flat across the back from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 15" from neck to waist
Skirt length: 24" from waist seam to bottom hem
Sleeves: 23"

The dress is fully lined in a fine grade black silk. The sleeves and skirt are unlined. It closes with a front painted metal zipper and has hidden pockets along the seam of the skirt

Modern Sizing equivalent: XS-SML (4-6)

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Marked Size
    XS-SML (4-6)
  • Dealer Location
    Toronto, Canada
  • Reference Number
    AU1209301281251
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