vintage 1960's dress ...John Bates for Jean Varon black velvet and matte trim peek-a-boo back maxi dress
true vintage rare 1960’s - early 1970’s Jean Varon by John Bates decadent black velvet and matte maxi dress with alluring peek-a-boo back encrusted with giant rhinestones and trimmed with black sequins... a real showstopper!
John Bates designed wardrobe outfits for Emma Peel on The Avengers during the 1965-1966 season where his designs for feminine evening-wear injected glamour and youth into her character
- sleek modern silhouette
- jet black velvet trimmed with matte faille
- sheered bodice
- princess, split wrist sleeves (which can be folded up gauntlet style)
- velvet covered buttons
- hidden front metal zipper
- fabulous peek-a-boo back
Measurements given are ''actual'' measurements of the item taken from the outside of the garment. Please consider your individual comfort and compare measurements accordingly. For more information regarding our sizing, or measurement process please review our
bust-36-38", waist-to 30"(can be cinched smaller with self belt), hips-to 45", shoulders-15", sleeves-to 25", length-60" +2" hem
excellent-appears to have been hardly worn, if at all.
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