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An absolutely gorgeous new vintage ‘50s starlet-look Carmen Marc Valvo swimsuit with a sweetheart neckline, metal trimmed belt & a fabulous back from my own personal collection

I purchased this retro look one piece suit for myself without trying it on & i should have bought the suit in 1 or 2 sizes larger than my normal size which is a size 10 - i could not get the suit on even to try it on - with all the spandex in the suit, one needs to buy a larger size than normal - since the suit is a size 10, it should comfortably fit a size 6 or 8 but go by the measurements just to be sure - the suit sold for around $170 when i purchased it

The suit has a fabulous sweetheart neckline which is to die for & that is why i purchased the suit - built in molded cups bra with underwiring for plenty of support - the swimsuit is loaded with spandex for an hourglass figure -there is a belt around the waist with 2 bright shiny gold tone decorations on either side of the waist which look like nail heads on them - I have lightened several photos so the detail may be seen better

There are rubberized strips under the arm area to help keep the suit in place - the strap that goes around the neck is missing but that can be replaced quickly by another one & there is so much spandex in the suit that one probably does not need the strap to keep it up - the loops for the straps are very far over on the sides to give the suit a spectacular halter look

High-cut legs give a long, lean, skinny look to your figure - the back is beautiful with a cut out section with a band which stretches across the back with a gold tone hook for closure - the suit looks as though there will be plenty of coverage in the seat area which is important - suit is fully lined

A gorgeous new sweetheart neckline swimsuit by Carmen Marc Valvo which will have all eyes on you

By: Carmen Marc Valvo - Victoria’s Secret
Size: 10 b - i am a size 10 but could not get the suit on as these suits with so much spandex in them are tight & one should always go up 1 or 2 sizes when buying a suit with a lot of spandex - according to some size charts that i saw on sizes, this suit would probably fit a size 6 or 8 best but go by the measurements
Bust: 36 - 37 stretched tight
Waist: 28 - 32 stretched tight
Hips: 30 - 38 stretched tight but leave some room for movement
Fabric: nylon, spandex, poly
Care: washable
Condition: new without tags - mfg tag removed but Carmen Marc Valvo tag was on it when i bought it but i removed it thinking i would wear the suit someday & was planning on keeping it until i went to try it on & couldn‘t get into it



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Since these are vintage items, a bit of extra care needs to be taken with them so they remain beautiful & I definitely would never put a vintage nightgown or a peignoir in the dryer as it would ruin it.

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