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Navy blue chiffon 1960s vintage cocktail dress with velvet accents. The sheer chiffon plisse fabric is pleated all over, giving the dress amazing three-dimensional movement. The high, ruffled neck is trimmed with a choker band of navy blue velvet, while the long, sheer sleeves are trimmed with velvet around the cuffs. The knee-length skirt is comprised of two layers; the under layer is an A-line skirt in medium weight rayon with chiffon ruffles at the bottom, while the top layer is sheer chiffon. The bodice is lined with the same medium weight rayon, making this a beautifully and thoughtfully designed dress that feels luxurious to wear.
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Vintage 1960s orange mini dress with split bell sleeves. The sleeves are split down the middle, with two tiny bows on each sleeve to hold them together. The crepe fabric has a raised square textured design. Fully lined, and closes in the back with a zipper.
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Vintage 1970s hot pink dancing dress with shoulder ties and matching belt. Faux wrap style bodice creates a deep V neckline, and a low V back. The waist is gathered and elasticized. Do the hustle!
This adorable 1950s cocktail dress was shortened (likely in the 60s) into a mini length. The short-sleeved bodice is covered entirely in rows of matching blue lace ruffles. The empire waist is trimmed with a wide self-fabric bow. Closes in the back with a metal zipper.
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Stunning silver cocktail dress with long sleeves and a large bow at the back of the waist. The back of the skirt has inset ruffled panels which build up the volume of the back of the skirt. The ties at the back of the waist can be worn as a bow, or left long to drape.
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Stand out in this vintage 80s two-fer cocktail dress in black velvet and purple polka-dot satin. The skirt has a box pleat at the centre bust, and drapes out over the hips. The bodice has boning to add structure, and features matching satin spaghetti straps. Closes in the back with a zipper.
Vintage 1960s little black dress by Miss Renfrew at Holt Renfrew, in medium-weight rayon crepe. Holt Renfrew is a Canadian high-end luxury retailer (Canada's version of Neiman Marcus). The sleeveless A-line dress has four kick pleats (two in the front, and two in the back). Princess seams give the dress shape through the bust, waist, and hips. The dress is fully lined, and closes in the back with a metal zipper.
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Sumptuous bronze brown satin vintage 1950s evening dress with sequined bodice and box-pleated full skirt. The wide boatneck collar comes down to a low, round back. The waist is fitted at the natural waistline, but has a dropped waist panel that is also trimmed with sequins. Closes in the back with a metal zipper. Condition Note: There is some minor discoloration under the arms.
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Vintage 1950s blue tulle party dress with intricate hand beading and sequins on the bodice. The dress has a gathered full skirt, and ruched bodice with short cap sleeves. Fully lined, closes in the side with a metal zipper.
Vintage 1950s black lace cocktail dress with full skirt and three quarter sleeves. The sleeves are inset in the bodice with a unique squared-off shape that creates a slight raglan sleeve. Fully lined, closes in the back with a metal zipper.
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Vintage 1970s cocktail dress with halter neck in silky bias-cut polyester. The brown and black striped print resembles wood grain, or a tiger print. The high collar is rolled down, and closes at the back with two buttons. The waist is elasticized. Condition Note: The elastic loops that button at the neck have lost elasticity, but are still functional.
Hot pink 1960s chiffon party dress with long sheer sleeves. Perfect for a garden party or afternoon tea, or add a few jewels for the evening. The midi length skirt has tiny rows of pintucks with notched folds. The long sleeves have buttoned cuffs, matching the self-fabric buttons down the front of the bodice.
Late 1960s, early 1970s vintage black evening gown with long sheer sleeves. This beautiful black crepe dress has a wide squarish collar trimmed with silver braiding and creamy pearl sequins. The sheer organza sleeves are gathered at the cuff, which is also trimmed in silver and sequins. Close-fitting bodice, with piping at the waist, and a slightly gathered skirt which falls straight through the hip. There is a long slit in the left side of the skirt.
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Vintage couture black silk dress covered in black seed beads and green and fuchsia sequin spiral swirls. The round collar transitions to a V in the back. Exquisite hand-beading and hand-stitching throughout. Fully lined; closes in the back with a zipper.
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Classic 1950s cocktail dress in black crepe. Sleeveless, with a boatneck collar and V back. Trimmed at the waist with strips of matching black crepe. The bodice is slightly gathered at the waist to emphasize the feminine hourglass shape.
Elegant 1950s cocktail dress in black crepe chiffon with draped neckline and matching sash belt. The textured chiffon is printed with gold sprays, and embellished with dots of silver sparkles. The skirt has gathered darts in the waist at each hip, and is gathered through the back of the waist. Fully lined; closes in the back with a metal zipper.
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Flirty 1950s party dress in black velvet and rayon faille. A small stripe of velvet piping accents the skirt at the hip. Was most likely shortened in the 1960s to a more modern length. Closes in the left side with a metal zipper. Condition Note: The velvet shows some crushing around the waist, and under the arms. The faille skirt has some needle/stitch marks near the waist (could cover with a belt). There is a 1/2 slash hole that has been mended in the bottom left side of the skirt.
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One-of-a-kind baby tiger print 1960s maxi gown. Swirling blue and taupe print on a lightweight poly/cotton blend semi-sheer voile. The gown is lined in dove grey rayon, while the sleeves are unlined and sheer. The label reads 'Hand Tailored by Rosemary Gowns Montreal'. This lovely, unique piece would have been created exclusively for a single client with her choice of fabric and pattern. Condition Note: The zipper pull has come off, but the zipper is still in working order.
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