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Rare 1960s Burnt Amber Silk Backless Annacat Dress

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Annacat is a label that is very hard to find and rare. When you do find one and it is as sexy and delicious as this one is you really feel like celebrating. In its day, Annacat piece were featured often in editorials for Vogue UK and Harper's. The label was a heavy favorite of the fashion insiders at the time and worn by the "it girls" and rock stars of the day. This full length maxi dress is an amazing example of the best of what they were producing and why there were wait lists to get your hands on their dresses back then. The bodice is gathered along the center halter piece that ties up and around the back of the neck. Then, each side of the bodice extends into a long fabric tie that you wrap and tie around the waist or tie at the back and leave trailing down. This design leaves the back completely open and bare so it is insanely sexy. The waist nips in with the front halter extending into a wide panel right down the front - it almost acts like a huge pendant or neck piece. The skirt has yards and yards of fabric and it moves wonderfully as it is all cut on the bias. The silk is a good weight and a delicious burnt amber color. It is a very rare and very fabulous vintage piece that still feels shockingly modern and sexy. Excellent condition. Unlined and closes with a back painted metal zipper at the back waist. The front extends on either side and ties in the back and then the halter buttons at the back of the neck Bust: variable as it ties Waist: 12" flat across from side seam to side seam Hips: to 20" flat across from side seam to side seam Bodice: approx 15" from neck to waist Skirt: 42" from waist to hem Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML 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

  • Condition
    Excellent. Please expand description above for full measurements..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    D 57 in. x L 57 in.

    D 144.78 cm x L 144.78 cm

  • Waist
    12 in. (30.48 cm)
  • Hip
    20 in. (50.8 cm)
  • Length
    57 in. (144.78 cm)
  • Seller location
    Toronto, CA
  • Seller reference number
    Item# DD1618
  • Reference number
    LU1281327953

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