Vintage 1970s Rayon Jersey Dress by famed Puerto Rican designer Julio Espada, who attracted the likes of Jackie Onassis to his Lexington Avenue shop and who eventually became artistic director at Emilio Pucci. The Julio label are very collectible and not common.
This dress has Avery comfortable easy fit with a drop waist and balloon 3/4 sleeves and a boat neck collar. The jersey material is very drapey and comfortable and the color a gorgeous muted/dusty purple/mauve.
Belt shown in photos not for sale.
Condition is very good except for 2 stress tears at the neckline/shoulder. Very repairable. Priced accordingly See photos. Update: They have since been repaired with an extra 3/4 inch dart on on the back of one shoulder. Barely perceptible on.
Best fits size 4-6 with a little stretch
Measurements (flat in inches):
Pit to pit: 16
Waist: 14 1/2
Drop Waist: 16-19