Designer and couture vintage clothing

By: Tangerine Boutique  09-12-2011

Delicious Emilio Pucci baby doll nightie (or mini slip dress) from the 1960s - possibly the early 70s.  In 1960 Pucci was contracted by Formfit Rogers to design a collection of lingerie and the rest is history. His stunning prints and love of feather weight fabrics lent themselves perfectly to luxury intimate apparel. This iconic baby doll nightie is a true vintage treasure.

Shades of geranium pinks are teamed with deep lilac, gray and white in a lilting psychedelic pattern with the Pucci signature scattered discretely throughout. The fabric is ultra fine nylon tricot.. Pucci was known for light fabrics that felt like nothing more than a soft breath against the skin. The style is a sleeveless baby doll with yoke top, mini length. The yoke and hem are defined by coordinating border fabrics. Although this is a nightie the trend is to wear these lovelies as dresses or tunic tops. If you do intend to wear it as a dress you will probably want  to think of a slip of some kind, to avoid cling. Any slip will do as long as it is short enough. If you don't already own one, there are lot's of vintage slips available online and it is easy enough to hem a longer slip if need be.

The condition is near mint with one tiny strain line, less than 1/4" under the left under arm, right next to the seam. This is a miniscule flaw and does not detract from the beauty or wearability of this garment.

The size is small.. a 32 and it has the following measurements

Bust 34"-35"

Waist and hips are free size

Length from shoulder to hem 31"

Excellent Condition

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