Made by the famous house of Dior, as the label indicates (it reads"Christian Dior Paris New York") it was designed during the 1980s, when Marc Bohan (1960-89) had replaced Yves St. Laurent at the helm and after Christian Dior had passed away in 1958. It was an interesting and feminine time period when Lolita fashion trends from Japan were all the rage, woman and teens wore tulle ballet style clothing and lace was again fashionable. It was highly influenced by the "angel prettiness" style along with Victorian, Rococo and Edwardian clothing influences. Think Degas' beautiful innocent ballerinas.Hips - 36-38 or smaller or larger because of wide full skirts. Length of straps - bodice front to lower back - 16.75 inches. Length from top of bodice to beginning of tulle skirts - 12.5 inches. Length from top of back bodice (it lowers in back) to beginning of tulle skirts - 10 in. Length of bottom skit from waist to hem - 19 inches. Length of middle skirt from waist to hem - 17.75 inches. Length of top pola dot skirt from waist to hem - 16 inches. Width of bottom crinoline all around - approx. Skirt is full with 3 layers of double tiered tulle, the under layer made of fine grade soft tulle; the middle layer a medium grade tulle and the over-laid layer a tulle with sewn in polka dots! Bodice is made of a very stretchy sheer lace with a beautiful rose pattern.
The dress has another tag which gives washing instructions, has RN no. 14242, and says it is 100% nylon, and made in USA. The neckline is Queen Anne with a tiny satin flower bow at the centre and fine 7/16 of an inch satin straps.
The same satin is sewn on the edge of each tulle shirt. The item "Christian Dior Slip Dress 1980s Sheer 3 Tulle Crinolines Polka Dots and Lace" is in sale since Tuesday, September 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Sunglasses". The seller is "7200suet" and is located in Ottawa, Ontario. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.