Lisa Meril Net and Tassel Dress
Brand Lisa Meril
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It's not every day I find a Lisa Meril dress with such unique details and made of the slinkiest of slinky fabrics.
The dress has a crew neck with fabulous cut-out portion with an inset of black net. The net stretch from the neck to the bust line and is lined with a beige flesh toned panel. A row of tassels decorates the seam where the net meets slinky poly.
From the bust, the dress is finely tailored, hugging the chest, waist and above the hip. From the below the hip, the dress flairs out into a trumpet skirt that hits at about the ankle.
This demonstrates that a simple, somewhat pedestrian dress, peppered with a few thoughtful, unique details can really take it from unexciting, to a piece that makes me swoon. I keep reimagining what this dress would be with out the top 1/4 and truthfully, it would be a finely tailored "nothing special."
Dress is unlined, except for the neck portion. The netting is backed with a sheer, fine mesh.
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ERA / 1970s
LABEL / Lisa Meril
COLOR / Black with nude inset
MATERIAL / Silky Poly
CONDITION / Very Good, no issues of note
SIZE / Approximate modern Women's Small to some Mediums
Please see measurements below for a better idea of fit.
FIT / Fitted through the shoulders, bust and waist. Dress floats away from the body at the hip and flares into an ankle-length trumpet skirt.
MEASUREMENTS / Chest - 36" / Waist - 27" - 28" / Hips - free / Length - 55"