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Glamorous vintage 1980s designer cocktail dress.

✧ by Bob Mackie -- American couture designer, famous for dressing the likes of Cher, Carol Burnett, + Diana Ross in the 1970s + 1980s
✧ sold at Saks Fifth Avenue
✧ gorgeous black fabric with a low sheen -- rustles like taffeta + looks like silk
✧ strapless neckline with bits of peach mesh, chantilly lace, + rhinestones peeking out
✧ asymmetrical wrap styling with peplum + sarong wrap skirt
✧ boned bodice + reinforced bust for shape + support
✧ fully lined
✧ fastens up the back with a covered zipper

This dress is an absolute red carpet dream. Bob Mackie really was such a genius in his heyday, and this dress is a perfect example of his artistry -- it is so well made, and done so with such obvious attention to detail, that you will be a little bit in awe of it everytime you slip it on or just hold it in your hands. I adore the asymmetrical wrap detailing, the nod to the classic 1950s wiggle shape, and the 'eyelashing' of chantilly lace and black and clear rhinestones peeking out the top. With a heavy dose of glamour and a classic yet avant-garde shape, this dress would be perfect to wear to a gala, to the opera, for a red carpet event, or for any other especially special and formal occasion. A breathtaking gem of a dress in like-new condition!

This beautiful designer dress was made over 20 years ago and is in phenomenal condition -- it is truly a treasure and very rare!!


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♥ details + measurements

Best fits: xs, s
Label: Bob Mackie; Saks 5th Avenue
Fabric: silky taffeta/nylon?
Bust: up to approximately 36 in.
Waist: 25 ½ - 26 in.
Hips: free due to sarong wrap styling
Length of bodice: 11 in.
Length of skirt at shortest: 21 in.
Length of skirt at longest: 29 in.
Total length at longest: 40 in.

Excellent minty vintage condition with no stains, tears, or visible mends. This dress looks brand new!! It has been freshly dry cleaned and is ready to wear.


♥ shipping + insurance

United States $17.00 Priority
Canada $32.00 Priority
Everywhere Else $46.00 Priority

Insurance is included in all shipping charges.

Dear International Friends: due to the value of this garment, the only available shipping option is Priority, as this is the only shipping method that allows for foreign tracking. Please convo for combined Priority shipping quotes.
Rebecca Emily Darling

vintage 1980s dress / 1950s cocktail dress / Bob Mackie Designer Couture Dress with Chantilly Lace and Rhinestones

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1980s
  • Materials: silky fabric, chantilly lace, rhinestones
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
  • Feedback: 569 reviews
  • Favorited by: 73 people