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A must have black cocktail dress that will ensure you'll stand out in the crowd. You'll capture a romantic look that is sexy AND retro/elegant.

Curve-hugging silhouette, with a fitted heart shaped lace bodice with princess seams. The defined lace peplum waist cinches with a ruched cumberbum style attached sash that ties into a big bow at the back. The pencil skirt has a velvet feel with a sexy split up the back. V-back closes with a middle zipper. Unlined. Late 70s, early 80s.

designer: gunne sax by jessica mcclintock
size: 7
fits like size: medium
material: 100% acetate, 100% polyester, 100% rayon
condition: excellent

MEASUREMENTS (doubled where applicable)

shoulders: 18"/45.7cm
sleeves: 22"/55.8cm
bust: 36"/91.4cm
waist: 30"/76.2cm
hips: 40"/101.6cm
length: 42"/106.6cm

International buyers, to save you money this item will ship first class mail.

For reference, our model is 5'7" and normally wears a size Small. Please compare the approximate measurements with a similar item that you own. Larger items are pinned on our model.

MINT: no visible flaws, most likely never worn
NEAR MINT: shows only the slightest signs of wear
EXCELLENT: typical signs of light wear
GREAT: definitely wearable, minor flaws
GOOD: wearable, with significant flaw/s.

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1980s Gunne Sax Lace and Velvet Peplum Dress M


  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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