Ladylike C.1980 Adele Simpson Black Silk Cocktail Dress With Lace Bodice

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Oh the charm of a little black dress! Every wardrobe needs a 'go to' dress for special occasions and this Adele Simpson black silk number never goes out of style. It has just the right amount of details to give it something special though it is such a classic design that you can wear it for years to come. The bodice is created with black lace and chiffon ruched at the bust with a chiffon drape gathered at the front. The skirt line drapes over the hips and flairs at the hem for movement. Buttons and zips at the back with lining from the bust to hem...excellent vintage condition. Originally retailed at Isaacson's, a high end boutique doing business is Atlanta, Georgia for decades.

Marked size 6...best fits a modern size 4 with attention to the following measurements.
Bust 32"
Waist 28"
Hips 34"
Sleeve Length From Underarm to Cuff 16.5"
Shoulder Length Taken at Back From Sleeve Seam to Seam 15"
Total Length From Shoulder to Hem 39"
Length From Shoulder to Waist 13.5"

Details

  • Material Notes
    Lace, See-through, Silk, Transparent, Button, Shirring, Zip
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    39 in. L
    99 cm L
  • Marked Size
    6 (Best Fits Size 4) (US)
  • Bust
    32 in. (81 cm)
  • Waist
    28 in. (71 cm)
  • Hip
    34 in. (86 cm)
  • Length
    39 in. (99 cm)
  • Shoulder to Hem
    39 in. (99 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    LU48731972703
About the Seller

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Located in Atlanta, GA

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