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Halston Nude Washable Ultrasuede Belted Tunic and Pant Safari Set - M, 1970s

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Designers Roy Halston and Yves Saint Laurent both revolutionized women's daywear by introducing safari collections that incorporated practical elements like large pockets, hoods and drawstrings into the clothing newly-liberated women favored. This two-piece ensemble goes one step further with Halston's signature use of ultrasuede, which is both machine washable and dryable. Vintage pant and tunic ensemble of peach Japanese ultrasuede. Short sleeve tunic features rolled elbow sleeves, spread collar and fold-over patch pockets at each hip; four-button front closure with extra button included. Plain front pants feature sewn-in creases front and back; front zip fly closure with double hook and bar at top. Both pieces unlined. (Taupe ultrasuede sash belt is not original to ensemble but will be included with purchase.) fabric: washable ultrasuede (polyester / polyurethane) noteworthy: machine washable and dryable alterations: shortened sleeves condition: very good with light, age-appropriate wear to inside rear collar measurements: •tunic• collar: 4” at widest shoulders: 16 ½” sleeve: 10 ½” from shoulder, 5 ½” from underarm including sleeve circumference: 14” bust: 38” waist: 38” length: 26” from shoulder, 19” from underarm bottom circumference: 46” sash: 2 ½” wide x 48 ½” long •pant• waist: 28” hips: 40” rise: 13” inseam: 32” length: 43 ½” including 1 ¼” waistband leg circumference: 24” at upper thigh, 18” at ankle hem: 1” label: Halston / Isadore’s Dress Shop (Edmonton) size: no size tag present; comparable to modern size medium
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  • Dimensions:
    Marked Size: none; comparable to size M (US)Bust: 38 in (96.52 cm)Waist: 28 in (71.12 cm)Hip: 40 in (101.6 cm)Inseam: 32 in (81.28 cm)
  • Style:
    Safari (In the Style Of)
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  • Material Notes:
    Machine washable and dryable.
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Altered (not by designer). Light, age-appropriate wear to inside rear collar.
  • Seller Location:
    Tucson, AZ
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 0430.10.1041stDibs: LU86433401833
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