Vogue American Designer 2303; ca. 1983; Bill Blass - Very loose-fitting, blouson, self-lined to edge jacket, below waist length, has slightly extended shoulders, shoulder pads, shoulder pleats, and self-drawstring waistline. Full length sleeves pleated cap giving broad shoulder effect, are also pleated into narrow cuffs with button & bias loop closing. Bias, evening length dress with lapped blouson bodice front extending slightly to back has corded bias shoulder straps that criss-cross at back. Bodice & A-line skirt are gathered at waistline seam which has self piping with back button & loop closing. Skirt has back zipper closing.

Featured in Vogue Patterns Counter Catalog, March 1983

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