La DoubleJ Editions Bosco Gospel Dress

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La DoubleJ Editions Bosco Gospel Dress

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Description

 

Our classic, sheath-like, long-sleeved dress fits straight against the body and falls just above the ankles. Full sleeves hit at the wrist while two side-slits on the lower calf allow for fluid movement. The Gospel has a slightly straighter fit than our Swing dress.

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  • 100% Made in Italy, unlined silk twill
  • Silk-covered two-button cuffs
  • Hidden side slit pockets
  • Concealed back zipper
  • Print is from the 1960s

 

Vintage Print Info

Bosco: a vintage print from the 1960s
We may fly the flag for maximum color here at LaDoubleJ, but a playful, illustrated landscape print like this one steals our heart in black and white. This graphic pattern is bucolic yet sophisticated: perfect by itself or layered for a print-lover.

This print is sourced from the Mantero archive. It was designed by Paris-based fabric designer Suzanne Kientz in the 1960s. Kientz was famous for making collages to create her prints, often using paper, crayons, gouache, and ink.

Measures

 

S: Fits like an Italian 40. Measurements: Shoulders 38cm (15 in), Sleeve 59 (23 in), Bust 90cm (35 in), Hips 100 cm (39 in), Length (from shoulders) 142 cm (56 in)

M: Fits like an Italian 42. Measurements: Shoulders 40cm (16 in), Sleeve 61cm (24 in), Bust 98cm (38.5 in), hips 108cm (42.5 in), Length (from shoulders) 144cm (57 in)

L: Fits like an Italian 44-46. Measurements: Shoulders 42cm (16.5 in), Sleeve 63cm (25 in), Bust 108 cm (42.5 in), hips 118cm (46.4 in), Length (from shoulders) 146cm (57.5 in)

 

TIP: Grab a scarf—works great as a waist-cinching belt, chic headband or even as a classic necktie! Don’t be afraid to mix and match prints, and take it from us, girls, wear this dress with flats.

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