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Issey Miyake Blue Green Pleated Sleeveless Dress
Textural folds add a sense of movement as well as a repetitious harmony to Miyake’s designs. The technological meeting the sculptural has long since provided a unique quality to Miyake’s garments that are both future-looking and homages to the past. Having utilized the technique for several decades, Issey Miyake has perfected this pleating craft to ensure exceptional quality garments.
Presumably circa 2015, this micro-pleated dress is done in a lustrous deep teal polyester. A folded-over bateau neckline elegantly graces the shoulders. The dress is tailored by several gores throughout providing a nipped waist that flows into a full, jagged hemmed skirt ending at mid-calf level. At each seam, the pleats have been masterfully aligned to create a herringbone pattern.
The metallic sheen of the fabric adds a femme-fatale flair to the otherwise feminine style of the dress. Perfectly pleated, this dress is a versatile wardrobe addition that can easily be worn as-is or dressed up or down with a belt of your choosing.
Size estimate: S/M
Size: 2 Japan
Bust: 36 inches unstretched- 40 inches stretched
Waist: 32 inches - 38 inches
Hips: full Length: 47 inches
Unlined, this dress can simply be slipped over the head for wear. Due to the extensive pleating of the dress, there is some stretch that allows for comfort and accommodation to various sizes. In excellent condition, this dress 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.