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1970s Zandra Rhodes Print & Black Dramatic Lingerie Dress


What a wonderful and dramatic dress this is. It would have been originally sold as a lingerie piece but it is opaque enough that in our modern world it can now easily be worn out as a proper dress. It is made of a fine synthetic silk that is hand washable. Its pleated ruffle top and signature print instantly identifies it as Zandra Rhodes. I have had similar pieces to this in various solid colors in the past but this one is a little extra fabulous since it has one of her signature prints on its black base. Zandra is known for her use of design and pattern and her absolute genius for cut and color shine here. The dress is sleeveless and has double straps that suspend it from the shoulders. It falls in a sheath of fabric with a ruffle detailing the top of the bust. The entire top half of the dress is printed and the cut is very easy to wear and flattering. A little inset of lace on the skirt is the perfect finish. Excellent condition Unlined and made from a silk looking lingerie weight washable polyester fabric. A classic Zandra Rhodes print screened onto the fabric. It slips on to wear and is opaque enough to be able to be worn on its own. Tagged a S but the loose cut will allow a variety of sizes to fit it. It also has a Bonwit Teller tag Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam Waist: 17.5" flat across from side seam to side seam Hips: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam Length: 53.5" from neck 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.


  • Designer
  • Brand
    Zandra Rhodes
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent. Please expand description above for full measurements..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    D 53.5 in.

    D 135.89 cm

  • Bust
    17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Waist
    17.5 in. (44.45 cm)
  • Hip
    20 in. (50.8 cm)
  • Length
    53.5 in. (135.89 cm)
  • Seller location
    Toronto, CA
  • Seller reference number
    Item# DD2768
  • Reference number

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