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1970s Leonard Paris Silk Jersey Print belted Tunic Mini Dress
Captivating and vivacious, Leonard prints always add an element of fun to fashion. Their outrageous prints have become historic and are not only the source of brand identity but also an avenue to bring joy to their wearers. Capturing the groovy 1970s with an oriental twist, this Leonard dress boasts a swirling geometric print in vibrant colors of navy, maroon, and orange, complemented by bright shades of neon purple and golden yellow.
Done in Leonard’s signature silk jersey, this tunic dress features an oriental inspired print that is framed with a geometric design at the collar, cuffs, hem, and center front placket. The bodice begins with a high collar and long blouson sleeves that extend past the wrist with a ball button closure at each cuff, giving this dress more of a formal feel. A separate, accompanying sash of the same fabric may be cinched at the waist to create a more fitted silhouette, making this dress a versatile addition to any wardrobe.
Size estimate: Small
Shoulders: 13 inches
Sleeves: 29 inches
Bust: 32-34 inches
Waist: up to 32 inches (belt to cinch)
Hips: 34 inches
Length: 34 inches
There is a revealing opening beneath the collar and below the nine ball button closures in the middle of the front placket. The dress falls to a mini length at the upper thigh, and can easily be styled with a pair of silk jersey pants or a slip dress, making it the perfect choice for a cocktail party or evening walk on the beach. An excellent addition to the discerning fashion lover’s wardrobe, this mini dress exudes the languorous chic that Leonard is known for and can be worn as resort wear or a bathing suit coverup.
This Leonard Paris tunic dress is unlined and has fabric covered ball button closures at the cuffs and along the center front placket. The print is signed ‘Leonard’ throughout. In excellent condition, save for some discoloration on the tag only, it has been professionally eco dry cleaned and pressed. 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.