PATRICIA LESTER

Pleated Silk One-Shoulder Dress

$325

Hand pleated, asymmetrical silk one-shoulder dress by Patricia Lester. Lustrous silk is accordion pleated and dyed by hand, transforming the fabric into a fluid, effortless, slight trapeze silhouette. Pullover style silk bound neckline gracefully drapes across the body, ending in a midi length. Slight variations in color throughout, appearing as striped washes due to dying technique. We would wear lightly cinched with a chain belt to define the waist, channeling our inner Grecian goddess. Oil slick black.

-Condition: Excellent / Very Good
*Spot on neck piping near center front (pictured); not immediately noticeable, may be from variations in the hand-dyed silk. Extra-long shoulder strap appears to have been added to the garment (pictured); can be left on or removed. Very small pinholes in rows along neckline, it looks as though rows of stitching were removed- we believe it to be part of the secretive pleating process by Patricia and Charles Lester (pictured); holes not immediately noticeable due to pleats.
-Estimated Size: Medium
-Material: Pure Silk
-Made In Wales

Measurements
-Bust: 29"
-Waist: 35"
-Hip: 38"
-Length (High Point Shoulder to Hem): 47.5"
-Length (Bust to Hem): 40.5:

GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Please note that garment specs are the total measurement in inches, taken flat from the outside face unless noted otherwise. Please be sure to leave enough allowance for ease of movement and comfort, especially when considering the fit of a lined jacket or coat. We recommend comparing against measurements of clothing with which you are familiar with the fit. Check out these this great tutorial if you are unsure how to measure your garments: Illustrated Measuring Guide

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MANNEQUIN MEASUREMENTS


Bent Knee Mannequin
-Size: 4
-Bust: 33.5"
-Waist: 25.5"
-Hip: 35"
-Inseam (to ankle): 32"

 


Extended Leg Mannequin
-Size: 2
-Bust: 31"
-Waist: 25"
-Hip: 34"
-Inseam (to ankle): 33"

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**Some items, especially those purchased via Instagram, may be excluded from our shipping promotion and shipping will be charged at current carrier rates due to oversized, fragile, or odd sized packaging and materials.**

  

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