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Liz Roberts 1980s Two PIece Dress ensemble

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I never thought it would happen... but I am falling in love all over again with 1980s fashions - especially WELL designed examples. This Liz Roberts two piece dress is a great example of good design and dressmaking that was still existing in the 1980s. I think of Julia Sugarbaker of Designing Women when I look at it. It also has and element of "the 1980's does the 1920's" to it.

Red and black 100% polyester georgette that wears very nicely. The top is blouson with a wide dropped waistband, long pleat cap sleeve, heavily shoulder padded. Lovely bow and side closure with self fabric loops and plastic buttons. Also, a center back keyhole and cuffs with the same closure.
The top is lined in the bodice, but not the sleeves.

The skirt is knife pleated all around, with a elastic waistband waist. The skirt is unlined, so you would need to wear over a slip.

Machine wash, tumble dry. Or hang dry with some touch up iron or steaming.

Size 8 and seems to run true to size.

Bust - measured flat from side seam to side seam is 21 inches (so that is 42 inches all around)
Waist(dropped) - measured flat from side seam to side seam is 16 inches ( so that is 32 inches all around)
Sleeve - measured from top of sleeve at shoulder seam to cuff edge is 24 1/2 inches.
Waist - measured unstretched from side seam to side seam is 15 inches ( so that is 30 inches all around)
Length of skirt from bottom of casing to hem is 28 1/2 inches.
I never thought it would happen... but I am falling in love all over again with 1980s fashions - especially WELL designed examples. This Liz Roberts two piece dress is a great example of good design and dressmaking that was still existing in the 1980s. I think of Julia Sugarbaker of Designing Women when I look at it. It also has and element of "the 1980's does the 1920's" to it.

Red and black 100% polyester georgette that wears very nicely. The top is blouson with a wide dropped waistband, long pleat cap sleeve, heavily shoulder padded. Lovely bow and side closure with self fabric loops and plastic buttons. Also, a center back keyhole and cuffs with the same closure.
The top is lined in the bodice, but not the sleeves.

The skirt is knife pleated all around, with a elastic waistband waist. The skirt is unlined, so you would need to wear over a slip.

Machine wash, tumble dry. Or hang dry with some touch up iron or steaming.

Size 8 and seems to run true to size.

Bust - measured flat from side seam to side seam is 21 inches (so that is 42 inches all around)
Waist(dropped) - measured flat from side seam to side seam is 16 inches ( so that is 32 inches all around)
Sleeve - measured from top of sleeve at shoulder seam to cuff edge is 24 1/2 inches.
Waist - measured unstretched from side seam to side seam is 15 inches ( so that is 30 inches all around)
Length of skirt from bottom of casing to hem is 28 1/2 inches.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(28)
  • Reviewed by lisakaufman64
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jul 19, 2018
    Thanks for the fast shipment and how careful you packaged it the dress is beautiful
    OOAK Handmade Vintage Inspired Dress

  • Reviewed by Sheri Schneider
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jun 12, 2018
    Vintage tissue box cover

  • Reviewed by Elizabeth C
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jun 12, 2018
    Everyone loved my wedding dress. Shipped fast and it was so cool to see the box and original receipt.
    Bridal Gown 1949

  • Reviewed by Virginia Cupp
    5 out of 5 stars
    May 14, 2018
    Excellent condition. Shipped promptly and safely. Very nice addition to my postman collection.
    Postman Mail Holder

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Liz Roberts 1980s Two PIece Dress ensemble

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  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Materials: polyester, plastic buttons, elastic
  • Feedback: 28 reviews
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