Backless 1960s Green Pauline Trigere Halter Top & Skirt Dress Set

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This amazing and rare Pauline Trigere set is the absolutely stunning. It really is one of my favorites from the vintage pieces by her that I have had come through my hands. The skirt is a supermodel length maxi and has the perfect amount of fullness to it. The fabric is wonderful with a fine ribbed texture and it has been hand dyed a brilliant green. It appears to be a mix of a polished cotton and perhaps a silk that gives it a slight sheen and gives it enough of a crispness to it that is almost like a light canvas in feel. This allows for a certain amount of body for it to be able to hold the intended shape. The skirt wraps with ties that wind through the waist band. The front has beautiful pleating and pockets sit along each seam. The top has a sexy halter top that wraps up and around the neck and is cut to leave the back almost completely bare. I love the intricate seam work that runs down and into the waistline and plunging front. This still has its original tag and also a envelope with an extra button for the halter neckline. Worn together it looks like a full proper dress but you have the extra bonus and versatility to wear it as separates. Excellent condition

The skirt is unlined and the top lined in a matching color polished cotton. The top closes with a fabric covered button at the neck and hidden flat hook and eye at the back waist. The skirt wraps and ties to close with a hidden hook & eye along the wrapped edge. Pockets on each side of the skirt. Note the the hook of the closure at the waist is set in just under 2" so you could adjust this easily to get more room. The potential adjustments will allow it to fit a broader range of sizes.

Top
Bust: no true side seams so variable
Waist: 12" flat across from side seam to side seam (if you move the hook you could get to 14")
Length: 17.5" from neck to hem

Skirt
Waist: ties so adjustable - approx 12-15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Length: 45" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-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.
Details
Designer
Pauline Trigere
Brand
Pauline Trigere
Period
1960-1969
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
Toronto, Canada
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU1281327913
Address
Shrimpton Couture
www.shrimptoncouture.com
Toronto ON M5V 2M9
CA
(647) 559-2223
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