VINTAGE EN FRANCAIS BLACK & WHITE STRIPE TAFFETA PARTY DRESS WITH SPARKLING RHINESTONE BUTTONS
I found this cute party dress in a vintage store in san diego on my last shopping trip there & nearly kept this one for myself i loved it so much - there is a large snap at the waist along with a slide hook for closure - shoulder pads which could be removed - big full sleeves with twinkling black & rhinestone buttons
There is a very wide 3-1/8” large black patent leather belt with a huge buckle & loops - there are remnants of a net crinoline inside where the former own cut the majority out but even still, the dress is very full & since it is taffeta still stands out a lot - could be worn with your own crinoline but i think it looks fine this way
Just an adorable vintage taffeta party dress by en francais in black & white
By: en francais by huey walters
Size: 8 & it should fit a size larger as well but go by the measurements for a good fit - I wear a size 10 & it fit me
Bust: 40 - 42
Waist: 28 & there is 3“ where the slide hook could be moved over if you need more room
Fabric: poly taffeta
Care: dry clean
Condition: very good - ½ of a snap at the waist needs to a few stitches to secure - some tiny dots of soiling on one side of the collar as shown in the photo - some yellowing on the ends & inside of cuffs which should come out with a cleaning - little remnants of some scotch tape on the back of the belt which might come off with alcohol - i didn't try
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