VINTAGE JACK BRYAN SPARKLING IRIDESCENT RHINESTONE, PEARL & BEADED CHIFFON EVENING GOWN & BIAS-CUT FLOATING STOLE IN SEA SIREN
A gorgeous very feminine vintage evening gown by jack bryan known for his fabulous flowing evening gowns
The evening gown is in a gorgeous color of green called sea siren - not a mint green nor a pistachio or lime but a lovely shade somewhere in between - the gown is out of a flowing sheer nylon chiffon over a rustley pale green taffeta lining - empire style encrusted with very heavy beading of huge iridescent sparkling vintage prong-set rhinestones, pale green pearls, silver shot & beading - the rhinestones in the center of the dress are huge & actually stick out from the dress as shown in one of the photos
Pleated bodice with high cut arms which are very slimming & flattering - on the sides & back, there are bead encrusted “holes” which have nude sheer fabric over another fabric & give the appearance of seeing skin although one does not - the lavish beading & rhinestones continues around to the back where there is a long zipper with a hook & thread eye - vintage pinked seams inside the bodice - lots of flowing sheer nylon chiffon in the bias-cut skirt which will swirl around you when walking
The evening gown comes with a sheer filmy “stole” which slips over the head & ties in a big bow in back - it starts under the bustline in front & gradually gets long in back - it is bias cut so it drapes beautifully as shown in the side photo of the gown & stole
A gorgeous vintage rhinestone, pearl & beaded evening gown by jack bryan which looks fantastic with or without the sheer stole
Absolutely gorgeous for a formal affair, an informal wedding, a cruise, mother of the bride or groom or any special event
By: jack bryan
Size: 6 but sizing has changed over the years so go by the measurements
Stole: from the top of the collar in front 14” & from the top of the bow in back to the hem 37”
Bust: 34 - 35 stretched tight
Waist: 28 with no give because of the heavy beading
Fabric: no tag but chiffon with a silky taffeta lining
Care: dry clean
Condition: very good - a couple of shot beads missing in back but otherwise the majority of the beads are there. The silver shot has darkened but that‘s what shot does when vintage & no one would ever notice & it does not take away from the loveliness of the gown. Dime-size hole in the stole about 3“ from the bottom in back with a horizontal run next to it which could either be sewn with a tiny piece of chiffon under it or shortened it & would probably not be noticeable when wearing as it is so far down
In back & falls into the folds.
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