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Missoni Vintage Sequin Chevron Open Shoulder Maxi Dress
Famed for their iconic kaleidoscopic knits, Missoni crafts jersey fabric into comfortable, creative clothing. Since the conception of the brand in the 1950s, Missoni has mastered the art of pattern mixing and color combinations. From the early 2000s, this exquisite Missoni maxi dress exudes a timeless, effortless chic.
Done in a semi-transparent knit fabric that is covered in clear, iridescent sequins, the dress features a chevron pattern in shades of black, lavender, yellow, pale pink, and light turquoise. The cold shoulder bodice is introduced with a plunging V neckline framed by two black straps on clear Lucite loops, creating a striking visual contrast with the dramatic open shoulder long sleeves.
Size estimate: Small
Tagged a 42 IT
Bust: 32-35 inches
Waist: 28 -30 inches
Hips: 34- 36 inches
Length: 61 inches
The bodice and sleeves fall from small gathers on the Lucite loops, evoking the elegance of a Grecian gown, albeit with a modern twist. The dress is fitted throughout and falls to a maxi length at the ankles in a dainty hem, creating a columnar silhouette. The chevron pattern spirals around the arms at the sleeves and mirrors the V neckline at the front and back of the dress, giving the fabric a pleasing visual rhythm and movement of its own.
Every sequin on this dress appears to be intact, creating a seamless, shimmering masterpiece that has the intended mesmerizing effect. A special addition to the discerning fashion lover’s wardrobe, this dress is the perfect choice for wedding, evening soiree, or special occasion.
This vintage Missoni gown is unlined and slips on over the head for easy wear. In excellent condition, 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.