Vintage 1970s black polyester jersey cocoon/caftan style dress with bias cut, 3/4 sleeves, front slit and rounded hem and leather belt. --- M E A S U R E M E N T S --- fits like: medium/large bust: 34-36 waist: up to 32 hip: free length: 57 brand/maker: Halston condition: excellent ✩ layaway is available for this item To ensure a good fit, please read the sizing guide: http://www.etsy.com/shop/DearGolden/policy ✩ more vintage dresses ✩…
Halston: design house named after designer Roy Halston Frowick; opened for business in 1968 for private clients and RTW in 1972; one of the most influential and talked about designers during the 1970s for his chic, superior fabrics and classic designs
1970s evening dress. Above is am image of Halston fitting a young Angelica Houston in one of his signature evening designs. Evening dresses of the 1970s were typically long, flowing, and exposed significant skin on the upper body.
Beverly Johnson in Halston,1970s ---- An amazing woman : the 1st black model to appear on the cover of American Vogue in August 1974. and the 1st black woman to appear on the cover of the French edition of Elle. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beverly_Johnson