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Black & White Abstract Stripe Silk Gown

Pauline Trigere

Black & White Abstract Stripe Silk Gown

$2,175.00
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Black & White Abstract Stripe Silk Gown

Pauline Trigere

Black & White Abstract Stripe Silk Gown

$2,175.00

A unique 1960's Pauline Trigere black and white striped gown. Features triangle buttons down the front of the dress and a black empire waist tie at bust. Knee length slit up the front seam. In good vintage condition.

Historic significance: the same style was wore by the designer herself to the Red Cross "Snow Ball” in 1965.

Bust 33" | Waist 27" | Hips 36" | Length 54"

Black & White Cross Halter Gown

Geoffery Beene

Black & White Cross Halter Gown

$1,200.00
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Black & White Cross Halter Gown

Geoffery Beene

Black & White Cross Halter Gown

$1,200.00

Stunning Geoffrey Beene gown dating from the 1970s. Cut from black and white printed silk, the gown features a cross over halter neckline that fastens with snaps at nape of neck, a fitted bodice and a pleated flowing skirt. Small cut out at the bust. Fabric is signed with a capital G. Perfect for a black tie event or dinner on the Ile Saint Louis. 

Bust 34" | Waist 26" | Hips FULL | Length 60" 

Black and Cream Felted Wool Maxi Dress

Chanel

Black and Cream Felted Wool Maxi Dress

$1,775.00
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Black and Cream Felted Wool Maxi Dress

Chanel

Black and Cream Felted Wool Maxi Dress

$1,775.00

Beautiful Chanel black and cream felted wool maxi dress from Fall 1999 collection. The bottom of the dress is cream while the top is black with a curved seam accentuating the waist, higher in the front and lower in the back. Seams down the front and diagonally across the body give the dress great shape. Zips up the back with a CHANEL pewter tab and a black CC is sewn on to the left hip. In excellent condition, marked a FR 36, fits like a US 2.

Black Chiffon Gown with Silver and Gold Sparkles

Malcolm Starr

Black Chiffon Gown with Silver and Gold Sparkles

$1,200.00
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Black Chiffon Gown with Silver and Gold Sparkles

Malcolm Starr

Black Chiffon Gown with Silver and Gold Sparkles

$1,200.00

Elegant 1970's Elinor Simmons for Malcom Starr empire waist black chiffon gown with silver and gold linear sparkle details. The kind of gown any woman can find an occasion to wear. Squared scoop neckline, long narrow sleeves and a loosely gathered high waisted fit. Comfort and elegance. In excellent condition, back zip. fully lined, dry cleaned and ready to wear. Fits like a US size 6.

Black Chiffon Maxi Dress

Annacat

Black Chiffon Maxi Dress

$725.00
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Black Chiffon Maxi Dress

Annacat

Black Chiffon Maxi Dress

$725.00

Stunning 1960's long day/evening dress designed and sold at the famous "Swinging London" boutique Annacat. Black chiffon gown with saucy sheer bodice, buttoned cuffs and large balloon sleeves. Fully lined from bust level downward with a non-removable long neck tie and concealed zipper at the back. In very good vintage condition. Rare find.

Sleeve 27" | Shoulder 16" | Bust 34" |  Waist 33" |  Hips 38" | Length 58"

Black Chiffon Tiered Gown

Anonymous

Black Chiffon Tiered Gown

$1,500.00
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Black Chiffon Tiered Gown

Anonymous

Black Chiffon Tiered Gown

$1,500.00

Stunning 1970's black silk chiffon multi-tiered gown. Tiers are trimmed thinly in black lace. Gown has off the shoulder sleeves and with two spaghetti straps that tie at nape of neck. Fashion forward and sexy. No label, however from a client who was a model for the House of Dior throughout the 1950's and 60's. Excellent vintage condition. 

Sleeve 13" | Shoulder 18" | Bust 27" | Waist 25" | Hips 36" | Length 60" 

Black Cotton Pique Gown

Geoffery Beene

Black Cotton Pique Gown

$1,500.00
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Black Cotton Pique Gown

Geoffery Beene

Black Cotton Pique Gown

$1,500.00

1960’s Geoffrey Beene black cotton pique gown. Corset like bodice without boning laces up the front with wide black satin ribbon and gathering at the skirt. Heavy weight cotton pique fabric. Lined skirt. Excellent condition. Fits like a US size 4-6.

Length 56" | Bust 26" | Waist 25" | Hip 41"

Black Gown with Gold Tambour Detailed Stitching

Zandra Rhodes

Black Gown with Gold Tambour Detailed Stitching

$1,200.00
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Black Gown with Gold Tambour Detailed Stitching

Zandra Rhodes

Black Gown with Gold Tambour Detailed Stitching

$1,200.00

1980s Zandra Rhodes intricate black gown covered in gold tambour stitched flowers and leaves. Gown features sheer long sleeves, black rosette appliques across at neckline and a drop waist with a full skirt. Incredible attention to detail. In excellent vintage condition. 

Shoulder 20" | Sleeve 11.5" | Bust 34" | Waist 32" | Hips FULL | Length 54" 

Black Gown with Illusion Beaded Sleeve

Mollie Parnis

Black Gown with Illusion Beaded Sleeve

$1,100.00
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Black Gown with Illusion Beaded Sleeve

Mollie Parnis

Black Gown with Illusion Beaded Sleeve

$1,100.00

1950's Mollie Parnis black rayon and chiffon long sleeve gown with unique asymmetrical shear chiffon and beading shoulder. The intricate beaded pattern, made up of rhinestones and bugles, cascades down the arm. Zipper and hook in the back. Small slit on the side. Excellent vintage condition. Fits like a US size 4-6.

Length 56" | Shoulder 15" | Arm 20" | Bust 28" | Waist 28" | Hip 31"

Black Jersey 2 PC Gown With Tassels

Yves Saint Laurent

Black Jersey 2 PC Gown With Tassels

$1,295.00
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Black Jersey 2 PC Gown With Tassels

Yves Saint Laurent

Black Jersey 2 PC Gown With Tassels

$1,295.00

Classic 1980's YSL/Yves Saint Laurent black strapless jersey 2 piece gown with black hanging tassel details. Ruched boned and structured strapless top has strategically placed long tassels along the hem. Elasticized waist skirt has a soft drape and comfortable fit. The bustier zips up the side. In excellent condition fits like a US 4.

Black net beaded gown

Giorgio Armani

Black net beaded gown

$1,950.00
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Black net beaded gown

Giorgio Armani

Black net beaded gown

$1,950.00

Stunningly intricate 1990's Armani diaphanous hand beaded gown. Boat neck, long sleeve with a tasteful slide slit. Gauze netting black gown skims the body and is completely covered in red, blue, green and white bead work forming a free hand plaid pattern. Dress has a good weight due to the impressive beading. This gown was recently featured in the Armani 40th Anniversary event no doubt because it expresses the essence of the Armani woman, luxe, elegant and fine workmanship.

Shoulder 17" | Sleeve 15" | Bust 30" | Waist 28" | Hips 30" | Length 46"

Black One shoulder gown

Lancetti

Black One shoulder gown

$1,725.00
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Black One shoulder gown

Lancetti

Black One shoulder gown

$1,725.00

Elegant Grecian style one shoulder evening gown in black with gold and rhinestone bead work inserted into the tuck pleated bodice. Lancetti was a  couture house in Rome in the 1950's and 60's presenting cocktail and evening wear for discriminating buyers. To my knowledge this superbly hand tailored evening gown dates from the early to mid 1960's. In excellent condition, well suited for a tall, size 2 client.

Bust 32" | Waist 30" | Hips 34" | Length 58"

Black Sequin and Velvet Column Gown

Bill Blass

Black Sequin and Velvet Column Gown

$1,100.00
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Black Sequin and Velvet Column Gown

Bill Blass

Black Sequin and Velvet Column Gown

$1,100.00

Beautiful strapless Bill Blass column gown from the 1980's. The dress has a jet black velvet bust area with darts. The top is complemented by the sequinned bottom which starts right under the bust, like an empire waist. Very narrow fit. In excellent condition. 

Bust 32" | Waist 28.5" | Hips 32" | Length 49.5"

Black Silk Chiffon Gown

Black Silk Chiffon Gown

$2,100.00
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Black Silk Chiffon Gown

Black Silk Chiffon Gown

$2,100.00

Stunning and elegant late 1960's Galanos black silk chiffon gown. Fitted halter style bodice with vertical ruching at bust and horizontal ruching across waist. Halter straps cross at upper back, creating a beautiful open back. Skirt is long and flowing with soft pleats. Fastens with invisible zipper in skirt and large hook and eyes at back of bodice. Throughout his career Galanos became known for his work in chiffon; evening wear was a specialty, as you can see in this piece. Grecian style, excellent vintage condition. 

Bust 30 | Waist 28" | Hips FULL | Length 57 

Black Silk Gown with Rhinestone Straps and Details

Bill Blass

Black Silk Gown with Rhinestone Straps and Details

$1,500.00
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Black Silk Gown with Rhinestone Straps and Details

Bill Blass

Black Silk Gown with Rhinestone Straps and Details

$1,500.00

Absolutely stunning 1960s Bill Blass evening gown. Black silk with a high neckline, fitted through the body and thigh high slit up left leg. Five rhinestone straps on the left shoulder drape diagonally across the upper back and one straight strap on the right. Beautiful large flower shaped rhinestone button appliques placed where straps begin and end. Invisible tonal black zipper up left side seam. Show stopping piece. Excellent vintage condition, all original rhinestones intact. Fits like a US 4.

Bust 33" Waist 32" Hips 38" Length 56"