THE DRESS 1964
How to 'rock' a blouson
Lame kid leather half-belt creates the prefect drape to the blouson bodice.
The devil was in the details - casual elegance with a 'touch of flair.'
Shiny prints with sporty elegance made for the era of dressing up for entertaining at home or less-than-formal dinner engagements.
The two-piece evening dress worked on just about every figure and made for easy alterations.
Gorgeous. The light-weight matelasse, today mostly found in high-end bedding and draperies, was a staple of sixties evening wear.
Everything is right about the ensemble's styling - elegance with ease of wear. A simple sheath underneath the funnel-neckline and deep dolman sleeves of a buttonless evening coat.
As chic today as then