Glorious vintage Victor Costa Periwinkle / Lavender gown. Tea length to full length see length below Sheer blouson dolman sleeves with elastic at cuff. Overlay has floral applique' on the bodice and wide satin belt with oversized bow at waist. Sheer overskirt has a scalloped hem with floral applique' as well. Elaborate applique' on the halter-look bodice and low keyhole-style cut back. Back zipper and hookand eye closure. Fully lined, except sleeve, in same lavender slip skirt with straps. Style Number: 6061-1 RN: 49563
Size: US 10 (see dimensions below)
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Dimensions (clothing is measured flat and un-stretched):
* Bust: 18”
* Waist: 13”
* Hips: 22 (give)”
* Length: 51”
* Other: Sleeves: 26”
About this garment!: Victor Costa - AKA the “King of Copycats” was a designer that was known for imitating the styles that were popularized in European countries and bringing them to the States. Pricing his merchandise at an affordable cost allowed young women to enjoy the trendy, feminine styles at a digestible amount. In 1987, the New York Times described Victor Costa’s signature look as “is widely recognized... as a significant contributor to the current vogue for flamboyant, super-feminine dresses that bare the shoulders, hug the waistline and billow and swirl over the hips.
Fabric Outer/Lining: 100% Polyester
Color: Periwinkle / Lavender
Origin: Unmarked. Likely made in USA.
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