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Averardo Bessi

Printed Silk Jersey Vintage Dress, 1980s

Printed Silk Jersey Vintage Dress, 1980s

Regular price £80.00 GBP
Regular price £150.00 GBP Sale price £80.00 GBP
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Product Details

This 1980s vintage Women's Averardo Bessi dress is made from a patterned pure silk jersey with a v neck, a matching belt to give a more hourglass shape and long sleeves. Looks great in the day or at a party. 


Estimated Current SizeMarked I 46 which is roughly a UK 14/ US 10/ FR 42 but this gives a loose fit that is meant to be pulled in with the belt.

Bust - Up to 48” / 122cm

Waist - Up to 50” / 127cm (can be pulled in with belt)

Hips - Up to 54” / 145cm

Length (Shoulder to Hem) - 36” / 91cm

Shoulder to Shoulder - 17” / 43cm

Sleeve Pit to Cuff - 18” / 46cm

Sleeve Shoulder to Cuff - 24” / 61cm


Era: 1980s

Designer: Averardo Bessi - a luxury Italian fashion designer who was a contemporary of Emilio Pucci and similarly designed bold, kaleidoscopic prints on simple shifts, in luxury jerseys but with his own, often more geometric, twist. 

Fabric: 100% Silk


Excellent Preowned Condition - Light wear including some light pulls to the fabric. No holes or tears.


- Italian Made

- Fastens at the back with a zip


Shipping & Returns

UK Shipping

Free UK Standard Shipping on All Orders. Express options available at checkout

International Shipping

Free International Standard Shipping on orders over £100GBP

For orders under £100GBP - The Shipping Fee is £16.00GBP

Shipping is calculated at checkout and express options are available at checkout. 

*Please note: We do not ship to Germany due to new complicated registration regulations. 


We offer a 14 day return policy from when you receive the item. The customer pays for return shipping and any associated customs or duty fees for returns outside of the UK. Please see our shipping & returns page for more.

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