Beautiful, precisely curved empire seamwork on the front bodice, that extends onto the back and forms a deep V. The long zipper on the back is set in by hand, with fine and precise stitching. The skirt is stunningly graceful, falling and draping beautifully to the hem.
Masterful use of wool jersey, impeccable and minimalistic artful seamwork. It's easy to see why Halston ruled the fashion world in the 1970s.
Label: Halston, with I. Magnin store label
Era: Mid 1970s
Fabric: Fine wool jersey
Fastenings: Hand-stitched Nylon zipper up back
Size marked: None, approximately a modern U.S. size 4/6.
The Measurements: 34-37 inches bust (fabric has quite a bit of give), 28-29 waist, 35-36 hips, 16.5 shoulder to shoulder, 22 Dolman sleeves, 42 mid shoulder to hem.
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The Condition: Excellent, beautifully preserved, with no flaws.
The Shipping: Delivered by seven aubergines from the 70s, I mean Priority mail, within the U.S.; International First Class to Canada, and International First Class to Everywhere Else.
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