Averardo Bessi silk jersey dress. The bodice features a bold, oversized print of red lilies on a black background, while the skirt, with soft pleating at the waist and a shorter hem in the front, is all black. The round neckline, waist, cuffs and hem are defined by a red and black geometrical design. The long sleeves have a small slit and two fabric covered buttons at the wrist. The dress has a back zipper and hook closure. Unlined.
Made in Italy.
Labels: Averardo Bessi and Ruth Chagnon Delray Beach, FLA.
100% pure silk
Dry clean only
Size: USA 12, I 46, B 40
Measurements (taken flat): 17" bust, 15 1/2" waist, hips open, 27" sleeve, 34" front length, 42" back length. Very good condition. There are a few minor snags in the fabric. These are not very noticeable and you really have to look for them.
Pair with red shoes to enhance the dramatic effect of the red and black palette.