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1960s Emilio Pucci Purple Turquoise Velvet Terry Romper Cover-Up


Easily recognizable by his extravagant prints on light, fluid fabrics, Emilio Pucci slowly rose to notable success following World War II. Having launched his designs with an attention given to stretch and contour in Italy, Pucci eventually relocated to the US. Pucci’s acumen for creating with unique fabrics led him to great public notoriety and career success.

Made from a richly colored velveteen, this 1960s romper showcases Pucci’s textile curation. It is done in mesmerizing shades of violet, plum, lavender, and turquoise. Squares of alternating color cover the romper while at centre front and at the sleeves a frieze of small multicolored diamonds accent the edges. Roundels showcasing florals are throughout. The soft pile fabric gives this romper an added feel of luxury and is an excellent option for a resort getaway.


Shoulders: 19 inches

Sleeves: 17 inches

Bust: 40 inches

Waist: 36 inches

Hip: 40 inches

Top length: 26.5 inches

The romper teases at dimension as the front bodice closes around the body like a jacket, yet is all one piece as can be seen from the back. Down the center is a button closure with shank buttons covered in a matching fabric. Unlined, this romper is in excellent condition. High-quality vintage pieces like this are yours to live in and love while increasing in value every year. It’s never too soon to start collecting them, as an investment in your wardrobe—and in yourself.

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