This is a great vintage blue and white Averardo Bessi Summer dress.This dress is so easy to wear and is made of a wonderful navy blue Bessi signature silk jersey in a tropical botanical white print. This tent style dress has beautiful movement when worn loosely, or it can be worn with a belt for more structure. The dress closes with a back zipper and has shoulder pads for some structure.
This dress was originally sold at I. Magnin, and was made in Firenze Italy in the 1970's. Marked as a US size 16 but because of the design it can fit a range of sizes, so please review the measurements for the most accurate fit. The most important one for this dress to consider would be the shoulder measurement.
CONDITION: a few small minor spots
BUST: 48"-52" (laid flat and stretched comfortably)
HIPS: up to 54"
SLEEVE LENGTH: 24"