This exquisitely detailed and classically constructed couture style dress by Gladys Williams of Honolulu is made from a crisp cotton in a tapa inspired design of brown, beige and black. The dressmaker used this striped fabric to full advantage by cutting it on the bias, perfectly matching the design at the seams and edges, and expertly finishing many of the details of the dress by hand. There is a metal zipper and a high end hook and loop closure in the back, and it is fitted in the front and back with darts. The slightly curved V-neckline is creatively mirrored by the curved inverted V-hemline. The entire neckline, hemline and front of the dress are bound with one continuous piece of matching fabric trim that criss-crosses in front and the sleeves are bound with the same trim. This dress was a
little too big for our mannequin, so it will have a more fitted and
curvaceous look on someone of the proper size. It is in excellent condition and ready to wear!
Garment Measurements are: Bust 39", Waist 33", Hips 39", Length from shoulder 39".