Vintage Early 1970’s St. John Knits, Beautiful, Timeless and Classic Bright Yellow Sleeveless, Dropped Waist Dress with a pleated skirt. Stunning summer knit dress with pleated skirt, button closures and faux pocket details. The dress front is braided knit with 8 (eight) buttons made of plastic (Casein) and 1 (one) button on each of the faux pockets. The dropped waist has a braided knit around the top of pleated skirt panel. Truly a stunning classic that would enhance any collection vintage or modern, just lots of possibilities. Size Medium but, please review measurements that are provided below. Mint Condition Vintage.

Measurements were taken lying flat: Please Double: Bust 17″, Waist 17″, Hips 18″. Actual: Shoulder to Shoulder 15 1/2″, Length from Shoulder to hemline 38.75″

History of St. John: In order to stretch her own limited wardrobe budget, Marie St. John made her first pure wool knit dress on a flatbed knitting machine in 1962. Her then fiance and salesman, Bob Gray pitched her designs to department stores and got and order for 84 dresses on his first try. St. John knits took off quickly, appealing mostly to clientele of mature career women who preferred a classic look. In 1989 the couple sold 80% of the company to the Munich based luxury apparel company Escada who took the company public in 1983. Truly, a lot of amazing history with St. John Knits
History of St. John courtesy of Vintage Fashion Guild. Thank you.

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