Vintage 1960s Mini Dress Palazzo Pants Hostess Set Ensemble Purple Size S / M


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This is a hostess “dress” or pant suit, consisting of palazzo type pants and a top that can be worn as a mini dress, both in a purple coloured pleated semi-transparent chiffon-like fabric.  The top is sleeveless and has a ruffled neckline.  The pants are cut very wide.  The fabric of the top is over an acetate lining while the pants have an acetate upper and the legs are unlined, so semi-transparent.  The waist is delineated with rickrack that is studded with faux pearls and rhinestones.  The top and pants both close with a nylon zipper.

Label: Murray G Sophisticates.

Age:  late 1960s, maybe very early 1970s

Sizing: No size is indicated, and although this should fit a small to medium size, please note the following measurements for fit:

Top/Mini Dress:

Shoulders:  15” across

Bust:  34” around, taken at the underarm opening

Waist:  26” around

Length:  33”, measured flat 


Waist:  27” around

Hips:  36” around

Leg inseam:  29”

Overall length:  39”

Condition:  It is in very good condition, no holes, wear, tear or odour - a few light stains on the pleated area of the top, not really noticeable due to the pleating.  I haven't tried very hard to remove them.  Otherwise, this This has been very well cared for over the years.

This is a wonderful hostess outfit - fabulous colour, great pleating, perfect period piece!