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Rachel Gilbert Black Strapless Sequin Evening Gown
By Rachel Gilbert
Located in Bridgehampton, NY
A lovely floor-length sequin silk empire-waist evening gown by Rachel Gilbert. Features removable shoulder strap.
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Gowns

Mugler Embellished Cutout Stretch-Cady Gown
By Mugler, David Koma
Located in London, GB
Body-conscious monochrome dresses define David Koma's collection for Mugler. This slim-fit stretch-cady gown is finished with graphic cutouts at the shoulder and skirt to reveal the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses

1980s Balmain Ivoire black velvet Dress
By Balmain
Located in Lugo (RA), IT
The Balmain Ivoire sweetheart neckline black velvet dress is hight waist and with boned corset. The item is vintage, it was produced in the 80s and it's in perfect conditions. Made ...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

1991 AZZEDINE ALAIA long black runway dress with bustier seams
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Very rare, long black dress with bustier seams and unique vents at sides and back designed by Azzedine Alaia exactly as seen on the spring 1991 runway. Fabric has a unique woven text...
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1990s Evening Dresses and Gowns

1991 Valentino Boutique Black Lace Dress S
By Valentino
Located in Gazzaniga (BG), IT
Spectacular dress by Valentino Boutique Year 1991 Incredible construction of lace and 7 different tulle flounces Black color Velvet bustier Two central bows Sleeveless Written size 1...
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1990s Evening Dresses

1980's AZZEDINE ALAIA black mini dress with open V shaped back
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Jet black mini dress with open V shaped back designed by Azzedine Alaia dating to the 1980's. Can also be worn as a tunic. Labeled a size 'S'. Approximate measurements: waist 28" and...
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1980s Mini Dress

2000s Gucci by Tom Ford Iconic Charlestone sequins dress
By Gucci
Located in Capri, IT
2000s Gucci by Tom Ford Iconic Charlestone sequins black dress totally made in italy in italian size range 42
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses and Gowns

Valentino Fall Winter 2015 Dress
By Valentino
Located in Capri, IT
Valentino Fall Winter 2015 Dress multicolour Red purple
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses and Gowns

Roberto Cavalli Fancy Dress IT 38
By Roberto Cavalli
Located in Gazzaniga (BG), IT
Super chic dress by Roberto Cavalli Viscose Fancy print Black & white Lace top adorned with sequins Short sleeve Total lenght (shoulder/hem) cm 90 (35.4 inches) Free express shipping...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses and Gowns

  • Roberto Cavalli Fancy Dress IT 38
  • Roberto Cavalli Fancy Dress IT 38
  • Roberto Cavalli Fancy Dress IT 38
  • Roberto Cavalli Fancy Dress IT 38
Size: 38 Italian - 34 French - 2 US
Lia Biffi Sartorial Vintage Dress L
Located in Gazzaniga (BG), IT
VEry elegant dress by Lia Biffi Tailored suit Silk Black color Voile sleeves Plissé on the bottom Back zip closure Silk petticoat Black color Back zip closure Shoulder width cm 40 (1...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses

Saint Laurent Rive Gauche stunning black and fuchsia dress
By Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Paris, FR
Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche (Made in France) Exceptional bustier cocktail dress composed of layers of black tulle, in a 1950’s style; it is cinched by a wide black satin bow and ...
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1980s Ball Gowns

GUCCI Crystal Bird Embellished Black Silk Gown IT40 US 2-4
By Gucci
Located in Brossard, QC
Black double silk satin. Approx. measurements: 66"L center back to hem; 30.5"L slit. Thread, bead and crystal embroidered bird patch. V neckline. Cropped sleeves; 22"L. Hand pressed ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Cocktail Dresses

Givenchy Couture black dress, circa 1985
By Givenchy
Located in London, GB
This fabulous Givenchy haute couture LBD will inject a touch of fun into a contemporary wardrobe. Perfect for parties, the dress is constructed in soft black velvet and with a taffet...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Balenciaga haute couture black dress, circa 1960
Located in London, GB
A beautiful example of Balenciaga's mastery, this couture dress is from his 'Eisa' label, the Spanish arm of his haute couture atelier. Constructed in fine black silk chiffon and sil...
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1960s Evening Dresses and Gowns

1967/68 Pierre Cardin Amazing Haute Couture Black and Gold Sequins
By Pierre Cardin Paris
Located in Paris, FR
1968 Pierre Cardin Amazing Haute Couture Black and Gold Sequins : Short very amazing trapeze evening dress embroidered black and gold sequins different size some in rhodoid ....
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1960s Cocktail Dresses

1990s Bob Mackie Size 10 Black Crepe Sexy 90s Vintage High Slit Evening Gown
By Bob Mackie
Located in San Diego, CA
Sexy, yet sophisticated 1990s BOB MACKIE black crepe bodycon evening dress! Features an elegant sweetheart neckline, with satin trim. Figure flattering silhouette that hugs the body ...
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1990s Evening Gowns

Unique Chanel Sequin Camellia Lace Embroidered Evening Dress Gown
By Chanel
Located in Switzerland, CH
Stunning Chanel evening dress Beautiful hand-embroidered camellia flowers in front Strapless gown with semi-corset inside for a perfect fit Closes with zipper in the back Chanel log...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Gowns

Vintage Bill Blass Two Toned Purple Satin Gathered Evening Dress Gown With Train
By Bill Blass
Located in Portland, OR
This vintage Bill Blass evening dress is so unique and a total showstopper! This deep purple satin dress has a thick tightly woven tulle under layer to add more fullness and structur...
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1980s Evening Gowns

Vintage Estevez Dress in Brown Chiffon with Statement Sleeves Evening Gown
By Estevez
Located in Portland, OR
This is an outstanding vintage evening gown from Estevez for the Eva Gabor Look. This brown chiffon maxi dress has dramatic statement sleeves that are are lined to the elbow. The sl...
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1970s Evening Dresses

1950s Black Lace & Pleated Satin Demi Couture Halter Neck Dress
Located in London, GB
This spellbinding 1950s black lace halter neck couture gown with satin pleated inserts is unlabelled, although we believe it to be American in origin. It is of excellent quality and ...
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1950s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Bernard Perris Paris Vintage Stunning Black and Off White Silk Peplum Dress
By Bernard Perris, Bernard Perris Paris
Located in Sparks, NV
Extraordinary Bernard Perris black and off white 100% silk dress with a ruffled peplum and 3/4 length sleeves. Stunning couture construction with hand stitching on the silk interior....
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1990s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black and White Silk Print High Neck Evening Dress, 1985
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Who says that an evening look has to be over the top? Versatile designer Yves Saint Laurent was a master of the flamboyant, but also the refined. With the goal to make fashion more a...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Jean-Louis Scherrer Pink & Black Wide Leg Pants & Bandeau Top Evening Dress Alt
By Jean-Louis Scherrer
Located in Portland, OR
This is an absolutely incredible 1980's Jean-Louis Scherrer numbered vintage 2 piece outfit! This ensemble includes a top that is similar to a bandeau that ties in the back and a pai...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

1970s Bill Blass Black Knot Front Cocktail Dress
By Bill Blass
Located in Houston, TX
Elegant and unusual cocktail dress by Bill Blass. The dress is knee length, with a fitted silhouette, and sleeveless. The dress has an empire - like shape, with a figure - eight swee...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Valentino Night Vintage Black and Red Cocktail Dress
By Valentino Night
Located in Nice, FR
VALENTINO Night classic black and red cocktail dress. This dress features : - Black silk matte crepe upper bodice and sleeves. - Deep V collar. - Red satin cumberbund style middle b...
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20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Jean Lutece 1960s Vintage Beaded Black Silk Embellished Coat Dress
By Jean Lutece
Located in San Francisco, CA
Jean Lutece vintage 1960s black silk double breasted coat (or coat dress) with black rhinestone and seed bead embellishment at collar and cuffs. Raw silk features natural slubbing th...
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1960s Evening Dresses

Vintage Escada Margaretha Ley Black and White ' Piano ' Dress Removable Collar
By Escada, Margaretha Ley
Located in San Diego, CA
Exceptional vintage ESCADA by MARGARETHA LEY black and white 'piano key' dress or jacket, with removable collar! Black bodycon dress with white embroidery throughout. Avant Garde sty...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

1980s Vintage Bob Mackie Black Lace Illusion Dress w Paper Bag Waist
By Bob Mackie
Located in Portland, OR
This is an absolutely gorgeous Bob Mackie vintage black dress from the 1980's. The lace illusion bodice has a tan lining and is adorned with sequins and ribbons, with eyelash scallop...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Amazing Vintage Holly's Harp 1970s Black + Blue Beaded Silk Jersey Flapper Dress
By Holly Harp
Located in San Diego, CA
Sensational 1970s HOLLY'S HARP black and royal blue silk jersey heavily beaded disco meets flapper dress! Features a double ply silk jersey that hugs the body in all the right places...
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1970s Evening Dresses

Bob Mackie Couture Exquisite Fringed Gatsby Flapper Corset Beaded Mini Dress
By Bob Mackie
Located in Montgomery, TX
This is an EXQUISITE and BREATHTAKING 80's-does-20's mini dress by couture designer, Bob Mackie. It's beautifully detailed and hand beaded with millions of fringed glass beads and m...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Costume National 1990s Grey Jersey Sexy Belted 90s Bodycon Dress Sz 38
By Costume National
Located in San Diego, CA
Sexy early 1990s COSTUME NATIONAL jersey keyhole gray dress! Features matching detachable belt and keyhole neckline that can also be left open. Intricate and flattering ruching detai...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Rare S/S 1993 Vintage Valentino Crystal Embellished Black Gown
By Valentino
Located in Montgomery, TX
Rare S/S 1993 Vintage Valentino Embellished Black Gown On the list of the most iconic Valentino dresses! Black crepe with tulle panels at waist and back Triangular cut semi-open ba...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Gowns

Pre-Fall 2011 Look # 42 Gucci Phenomenal Crystal Embellished Black Gown
By Gucci
Located in Montgomery, TX
Finally dress Gucci Crystal Embellished Black Gown IT Size 38 100% Viscose Fully lined Made in Italy New
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Gowns

Azzedine Alaïa c. 1990's Vintage Halter Backless Black Gown Maxi Dress
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Fort Myers, FL
Azzedine Alaïa c. 1990's Vintage Halter Backless Black Gown Maxi Dress Size XS Alaïa black maxi dress featuring halter neckline, open back. flared hem with train and concealed zip c...
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1990s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Christian Dior Haute Couture 2pc Black Gown w/Shawl, Betsy Bloomingdale 1970s
By Marc Bohan
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a 2pc black gown with a matching shawl by Christian Dior Haute Couture, from the 1970's. The dress has thin straps, a tie bow around the waist, a v-neckline, and faggoting cu...
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1970s Evening Gowns

Azzedine Alaïa c. 1990's Vintage Halter Backless Black Gown Maxi Dress
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Fort Myers, FL
Azzedine Alaïa c. 1990's Vintage Halter Backless Black Gown Maxi Dress Size M Alaïa black maxi dress featuring halter neckline, open back. flared hem with train and concealed zip cl...
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1990s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Gianni Versace S/S 1995 Vintage Sheer Panels Silk Black Gown Evening Dress
By Gianni Versace
Located in Fort Myers, FL
Gianni Versace S/S 1995 Vintage Sheer Panels Silk Black Gown Evening Dress IT 38 Gianni Versace black silk evening dress featuring sheer crossover accents at bodice and concealed zi...
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Early 2000s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Versace crystal embellished black gown
By Versace
Located in Montgomery, TX
Versace Crystal embellished long dress Versace's black silk dress sings high-octane glamour. It has straight silhouette with a sheer mesh tulle panel and black Swarovski crystal...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Gowns

Gianfranco Ferré black gown with sheer sleeves, ca. 1970
By Gianfranco Ferré
Located in New York, NY
Gianfranco Ferré black gown with sheer sleeves, ca. 1970 Long black wool dress with subtle shimmer featuring waistcoat-style bodice with sheer sleeves. Mermaid skirt features diagona...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Black Gown with Open Back, 1990.
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Black Gown with Open Back, 1990. Full length woven dress with waistband. Features slit at center front and open back with button closure at neck. Hidd...
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1990s Evening Dresses

Lancetti One Shoulder Black Gown with Embellishment
By Lancetti
Located in Toronto, Ontario
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...
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1960s Evening Gowns

1960's Dellarossa Black Gown with Lace Trim
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Beautiful and dramatic Spanish inspired black wool gown with lace at the neckline and cuffs. The dress has a U shaped neckline trimmed in exquisite black lace. The bracelet length sl...
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1960s Evening Gowns

1970's Anonymous Simple Black Gown
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Anonymous black silk empire waist sleeveless gown from the 1970's. The simple dress has a unique bustline with an overlapping detail on the front and the back as well as gathering th...
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1970s Empire Waist Dresses

1990s Ralph Lauren Purple Label Collection Black Gown
By Ralph Lauren Purple Label
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Sleek and stunning long sleeve black silk crepe Ralph Lauren Purple label gown from the 1990s. Subtly contrasting black satin high collar with gold tone buckle detail and long key ho...
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1990s Evening Gowns

1960s Hardy Amies Black Gown with White Embellishment
By Hardy Amies
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Beautiful 1960s Hardy Amies Black net gown with white circle appliqué with rhinestones. Scoop neck and empire waist. Size: 6 ( see measurement) Bust: 36 inches/ Waist: 34 inches/ Hi...
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1960s Evening Gowns

Vintage Bruce Oldfield Purple and Black Gown
By Bruce Oldfield
Located in London, GB
A great vintage gown in black and purple by Bruce Oldfield. The dress has a v neckline with a purple pleated over skirt.- front and back. The dress has a 14 1/2 " slit at the back.
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Geoffrey Beene Olive/Black Gown with Stole
By Geoffrey Beene
Located in Alford, MA
Quintessential Geoffrey Beene in cut and detail, this stunning and sophisticated gown is composed of olive green satin with black wool crepe panels strategically integrated into the ...
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1990s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Hervé Leger Black Gown with Velvet Bustier
By Herve Léger
Located in New York, NY
Hervé Leger, gown, having a square neckline, and a fitted velvet " bustier" bodice with tiny diagonal stitching detail. Skirt is crepe with a deep center slit and gored panels in the...
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Early 2000s Evening Dresses and Gowns

1950's Mollie Parnis Black Gown with Illusion Beaded Sleeve
By Mollie Parnis
Located in Toronto, Ontario
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 bu...
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1950s Evening Gowns

197'0s Bill Blass Black Gown with Red & Pink Details
By Bill Blass
Located in Toronto, Ontario
1970's beautiful Bill Blass black silk column style gown with spaghetti straps. Red and hot pink satin pleated wrap detail at bust twists and joins in centrer creating and abstract b...
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1970s Evening Gowns

Tom Ford for Gucci Vintage Black Gown, Autumn / WInter 2002
By Gucci, Tom Ford
Located in Montgomery, TX
Autumn/Winter 2002 Naomi Watts wore the same dress on the red carpet Size 42 Brand New, with tags
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Gowns

Ceil Chapman Attributed Black Gown with Beaded Bodice Size Small
By Ceil Chapman
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Ceil Chapman gown is composed of a black chiffon skirt and features an upper beaded lace bodice. The dress has an empire waist with a full gathered skirt. In excellent vintage c...
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1950s Evening Gowns

ALBERT NIPON Black Gown with Peplum and Draped Rose Size 6
By Albert Nipon
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Albert Nipon gown is composed of a black crepe textured fabric. Features a strapless design with top stitch satin peplum and draped rose detail There is a center back zipper cl...
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20th Century Evening Gowns

Vintage CHANEL White and black gown with detachable sleeve couture
By Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
One of the kind or collectors item 1990s Chanel Off-white silk and black velvet gown with detachable mutton sleeves gown with Chanel camellia flower pin! Perfect for bridal gown or ...
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1990s Ball Gowns

Emerald Green and Black Gown Attributted to Irene Galitzine C. 1960's
By Irene Galitzine
Located in New York, NY
Attributed to Irene Galitzine, sleeveless gown, having a black net bodice embellished with jet beads and sequins. Skirt of the dress is a structured shape, in an emerald green, tone...
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1960s Evening Gowns

Incredible 1970s Mr. Blackwell Vintage Nude Illusion Sequin Couture Black Gown
By Mr. Blackwell
Located in San Diego, CA
Absolutely incredible RARE 70s MR. BLACKWELL black vintage full length dress! Nude Illusion bodice, with strategically hand-sewn sequins, to cover just the right amount. Full black j...
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1970s Evening Gowns

New ETRO Runway Fully Beaded Black Gown 44
By Etro
Located in Montgomery, TX
Meticulously beaded and finished with fluttering details, this Etro evening gown balances a roaring 1920's spirit with futuristic details: a racer back and architectural ruffles. All...
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2010s Evening Dresses

1980s Bob Mackie RARE Signature Multicolor Beaded Black Gown with Front Slit
By Bob Mackie
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Bob Mackie gown Black chiffon All over pink, purple, blue, yellow, red, black beads and sequins Front slit Shoulder pads Back zipper closure and zippers at sleeves Lined in chi...
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1980s Evening Gowns

TRACEY MILLS 1980's Black Gown with Magenta Contrast and Large Bow Size 4-6
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Tracey Mills gown is composed of a black jersey and features a magenta/purple hue contrast at the waist which is accented by an asymmetrical drape skirt. The bodice is adorned ...
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1980s Evening Gowns

LA PERLA Black Gown with Molded Bust and Chain Back Size 6 8
By La Perla
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This La Perla design is composed of a black jersey with multi color chain back. Features an interior snap crotch. In excellent vintage condition. **Please cross-reference measurem...
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20th Century Evening Dresses and Gowns

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Black Gowns For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are many options to choose from in our collection of black gowns. For black gowns, Black is a pretty popular color, but we also have Gray, Brown, Beige and more in stock now. If you’re looking for accessories from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find some that date back to the 18th Century while other versions may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. There have been many classic iterations of black gowns over the years, but those made by Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent are often thought to be among the most stylish. There aren’t many items for unisex if you’re seeking these accessories, as most of the options available are for men and women.

How Much are Black Gowns?

The prices for black gowns start at $90 and top out at $150,000 with these items, on average, selling for $1,142.

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