Pierre Balmain printed dress
Grid-printed shirt-dress, from the Boutique line of French couturier Pierre Balmain. Slender & tailored. Plunging neckline, four flat, self-covered disk buttons, and full sleeves with short cuffs. Silk-like poly crepe. Twelve pleat-tucks decorate front & back --- opening into knife-pleats at mid-thigh. The print shows a mix of solids and wavy, gestural stripes -- in navy, warm-pink, jade-green and teal.
size & fit- large
shoulders (seam-to-seam): 15"
sleeve-length: 21 1/2"
bodice (shoulder-to-waist): 15"
Original size: 12
Highly-wearable & in beautiful shape. No exterior holes, stains or fading. Colors are distorted in images ---- please see color swatch on detail shot for true coloration.
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