1980s

1980s Asymmetrical Ruched Waist w Flared Skirt, Size 15/16

ITEM: D209

COLORS:  Creamy White

DESCRIPTION:  This lovely, vintage 1980's, summer-in-bloom dress presents a lightweight fabric with matte background and beautiful shimmery flowers scattered about. The asymmetrical waist is ruched at the side with graceful folds draping toward the opposite side just below the hip, while the dropped waist skirt flares slightly toward the hemline.  Adorning the skirt toward the rushed side, is an attached wide fabric tie with bunched-bow accent that beautifully complements the dress.  Stylishly repeating the shadowy folds of the lustrous fabric, are small pleats at the shoulders of the comfy short sleeves.  Shoulder pads are sewn in but could be snipped out if preferred.  At the back of the scooped neckline, a button and loop at the top of a 4-inch long opening provide a quick and easy way to get into and out of the dress.  You'll love the fabulous look as well as the great feel and fit of this flowy, summer-fresh dress!

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS (Inches): Bust 42.  Waist 39.  Hips (6" below waist) 46.  Shoulder to shoulder 15.5.  Sleeves 12.  Length (measuring from the collarbone hollow to the hemline) 44.

CONDITION:  Excellent

LABELS:  Berned Jr., Made in USA. Cold water machine wash, line dry. 100% Polyester. Size 15/16.  Has original hanging tag:  Exclusively by Berned Fashions Miami Florida.

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1980s Lacy Corset Bodice w Full-length Lace-Tiered Skirt by Gunne Sax

ITEM: D208

COLORS:  White

DESCRIPTION:  VaVaVoom!  This exciting, romantic, vintage 1980's wedding gown or special occasion dress boasts a Gunne Sax by Jessica McClintock label.  The corset-style bodice of floral lace over satin-finish lining displays a "V" shape at the center bustline with a narrow double-ruffle adoringly encircling the top edge of the bodice.  Also enhancing the bodice is an almost 2-inch wide embroidered applique of tiny flowers reaching from the center bustline"V" down to the slightly dropped "V" at the center waistline, which is encircled with a narrow satin ribbon trim.  On both sides of the applique is another vertical trim of narrow satin ribbon woven through lace that complements this stunning bodice.  For shapely support, stays are sewn into the bodice over the bustline curves, at the sides, and in the back; the dress has a back zipper.  The skirt is fabulously frilly with four tiers of gathered lace ruffles.  The two upper flounces are edged with 1-inch lace trim, while the two lower flounces are edged with narrow satin ribbon and 3-inch scallop-shaped floral lace.  The skirt lining is hemmed to reach the bottom of the third flounce so the fourth flounce is enchantingly sheer lace!  You, and your admirers, will absolutely love how you look in this vivacious vintage gown!

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS (Inches): Bust 33.  Waist 28.  Hips-Full.  Length (measuring just under the arm to the hemline) 47.

CONDITION:  Excellent

LABELS:  Gunne Sax by Jessica McClintock. Professionally Dry Clean Only. Fabric 100% Polyester 100% Acetate. Trim 100% Nylon 100% Rayon. Size 9.

P. S.  Shop for vintage veils, customized florals, and accessories to coordinate with this dress!  Remember, when ordering more than one item, we can usually use one box and save money on shipping.  To receive your Discount Code to apply at Checkout, go to the Home page "Contact Us" tab and send us an email.

 

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1980s Ballgown w 80″ Train & Bustle

ITEM:  D049

COLOR: Ivory

DESCRIPTION: This ballgown style vintage 1980's wedding dress shimmers with crinkled satin taffeta, sequins, and faux pearls! Featuring a low scoop neckline, the bodice front and back dip to a flattering v shape below the waist, covered in a gorgeous Lyons lace, and adorned on the front with faux pearls and sequins. The Lyons lace pouf sleeves are scattered with sequins and faux pearls, lined with sheer netting, and finished with a wide band of lace at the bottom edge. The full, crinkled satin taffeta skirt is luxurious looking and also edged in Lyons lace trim. To bustle the elegant 80" Cathedral train, five covered buttons at the back waistline from side to side match up with five loops that are sewn 18" down from waistline and from side to side. The skirt drapes beautifully - what a gorgeous vintage look for today's bride!

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS (Inches): Bust 34. Waist 27. Shoulder to shoulder 14.5. Neck center front to hem 55.

CONDITION: Very Good.

LABELS: None.

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1980s Shantung w Faux-Pearls & 86″ Train

ITEM:  D121

COLOR: White

DESCRIPTION: This exquisite vintage 1980's wedding dress is absolutely stunning!  The gown features a polyester shantung "silk" fabric which has a beautiful luster and texture with raised threads running through the fabric.  The elegant fitted bodice displays a unique V-shape neckline in front and a deep-V in the back.  An intricate design of torpedo and round shaped faux-pearls trims the neckline and short pouf sleeve edges, which are also embellished with a bow and dangling faux-pearl.  Lovely, heavily embroidered appliques of rose garland and faux-pearls also adorn the bodice, sleeves, and skirt creating a gorgeous design element.   At the dropped-V waist, the lustrous ruched fabric creates a Cinderella-style full skirt that drapes into a divine, semi-cathedral train.  The entire skirt has an attached lining of tulle netting for added support and shape.  The dress has a center back zipper and is completely lined with a lightweight fabric that is soft to the touch.  You will have reason to love and be proud of the quality workmanship and fabulous look of this romantic vintage wedding gown!

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS (Inches): Bust 35.5.  Shoulder to shoulder 14-14.5.  Waist 27.5-28.  Collarbone hollow of neck to front hemline 57.  Center back waist to train hemline 86.

CONDITION: Excellent.

LABEL: Size 10

 

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1980s Pink Chiffon w Sequin & Bead Trim

Item #:  D126

COLOR:  Pink

DESCRIPTION:  This vintage 1980s special occasion dress says "pretty in pink!"  At the rounded neckline, a wide decorative trim of iridescent sequins and beads beautifully adorns this dress.  The outer chiffon fabric that is slight ruched on both sides of the center neckline area creates an overlay that drapes in lovely folds over the dress that's underneath.  The chiffon underdress is fully lined with a side hem slit, center back metal zipper, and two hook closures.  The long chiffon sleeves are unlined except at the wrist edge where a fabric band closes with a snap.  This bargain bin dress is really lovely but has some problem areas which are listed below and shown in the pics.

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS (Inches):  Bust 46.  Waist 42.   Hips 46.  Sleeves  20.  Wrist 7.5.  Length 51.

LABELS:  ILGWU, Made in USA, Dry Clean Only.  Size 18 1/2.

CONDITION:  Small tear in chiffon overlay near zipper end; some staining along hemline; small spot on chest area.

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1980s Pouf Sleeves & Peplum Waist

ITEM: D137

COLORS: Ivory

DESCRIPTION:  Popular in the 1940s, peplums again enjoyed attention in the 1980s, and this vintage peplum gown is quite a beauty to behold!  The lightweight, white satin brocade features a delicate floral print with matte finish that gives texture and adds interest to the luxurious fabric.  The dress bodice displays a stunning V-neckline that crosses over the bust in asymmetrical pleats and a center back zipper with hook and eye at the top.  Short pouf sleeves with elastic at the hem and shoulders are eye-catching, comfy, and provide a no droop fit.  The flattering waistline peplum is attractive all by itself, but it is also accented with a pleated fabric belt that perfectly complements the stylish look and closes with hooks and loops in two size options.  You'll even enjoy dancing in this fabulous slim skirt that has a 14" slit beginning at the center back hemline.  What an elegant yet classy vintage gown this is for a less formal wedding or a very special occasion!  You'll look gorgeous in it!

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS (Inches): Bust 33.  Sleeves 12.  Waist 26.  Belt 26.5 or 27.25.  Hips 36.5.  Length (collarbone hollow at neck center) to hemline 58.

CONDITION: Excellent

LABELS:  Lola Berent for Superstitition.  Made in USA.  Dry Clean Only.   Lot 5/6.

 

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1980s Illusion Neckline w Lace Trim 64″ Train

ITEM: D145

COLORS: White

DESCRIPTION:  This Empire style vintage 1980s wedding gown is absolutely gorgeous!  Tan netting creates a stunning illusion neckline that reaches from the rounded neck down to the bustline and down to the low-scooped, zippered back.  Beautiful white floral lace, adorned with faux pearls and iridescent sequins, overlays the tan netting to give contrasting definition as it wraps around the neck, forms a keyhole design at the center front, and trails over the shoulders creating cap sleeves over the long, sheer, chiffon sleeves.  At the sleeve wrists, the wide lace trims the edges with a snap for closure.   The lower back bodice, bust, and skirt are lined in a taffeta-like fabric with a soft chiffon overlay.  Lace is also displayed over the bust and back bodice, while an extravagant wide floral lace with scalloped edges is featured around the entire hem of the dress.  The exquisite lace treatment continues as it trails down the sheer chiffon train from the top that is attached at the scoop back to the end of the train tip.  The look is fabulous, both front and back, and you will feel like a queen on your elegant, vintage, wedding day!

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS (Inches): Bust 36.  Waist 28.  Hips 38.  Shoulder to shoulder 15.  Sleeves 25.  Wrist 8.   Length (collarbone hollow at neck center) to hemline 58.  Train (from center back waistline to hem) 64.

CONDITION:  Good.  Small section of netting in zipper area is damaged but wearable; some areas of lace hem are soiled.  Will need cleaning.

LABELS:  Dry Clean Only. ILGWU Made in USA.

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1980s Chiffon Roses & Ruffles w Sweep Train

ITEM: D151

COLORS:  White

DESCRIPTION:  This lovely 1980's vintage wedding gown is a beauty to behold!  The smooth taffeta dress features a deep-V neckline in front and back with an inverted pleat at the skirt waistline in front and back.  The neckline is completely trimmed with five large chiffon rosettes and V-point ruffles for a feminine, wispy touch.  Long chiffon sleeves are slightly ruched at the shoulders and also trimmed at the elastic wrist edges with a rosette and V-point ruffle.  Semi-sheer chiffon with a pencil-edge hem overlays the skirt and calls beautiful attention to the "V" waistline detailing in front and back.  Short, soft netting is attached underneath and around the waistline sides to further accent and give a slight ballgown look to the skirt shape.  Another charming feature is the short train that drops about 7" in the center back to barely sweep the floor.    From the back "V" neck to waist, 25 fabric-covered buttons adorn the seam to overlap and beautifully conceal the zipper.  This gown will perfectly complement, not overpower, the special petite bride who wears this gorgeous vintage wedding dress!

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS (Inches): Bust 32.5.  Waist 26.5.  Hips - full skirt.  Sleeves 26.  Length (collarbone hollow at neck center) to hemline 57.  Add 7 for sweep train.

CONDITION:  Excellent.  One very small pinhole in taffeta skirt about 1/2" from waistline in folds toward the center side.

LABELS:  Halston.  Size 4.  Dry Clean Only.  ILGWU Made in USA.

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Rayon Jacket/Cover-up 2X

ITEM:  A9

COLORS:  White

DESCRIPTION:  This casual jacket is the perfect vintage accessory when you want a little something to wear over your dress, blouse, or swimsuit.  It's lightweight, semi-sheer, long sleeved, and slit-seamed on the sides for a great, comfy fit.  What a great addition to your at-home or traveling wardrobe!

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS (Inches): Bust, Waist, Hips 49.  Sleeves 22.  Length (collarbone hollow at neck center) to hemline 32.

CONDITION:  Excellent.  Small pull in sleeve that appears to be part of the fabric.  See picture.

LABELS:  Mattina T. 100% Rayon. Made in India. Hand Wash Separately in Cold Water.  Size 2X

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1980s Lace Shawl Collar Tea-Length

Item #:  D084

COLOR:  White

DESCRIPTION:  All dressed up and lots of places to go in this Gunne Sax original...casual wedding, graduation, prom, quinceanera!  This wonderful vintage dress is elegant but not overdone.  The shimmery white fabric underneath takes on another dimension as the floral designs on the transparent lace net create interesting shadows.  Since the netting is so transparent, the woven designs really pop - very nice!  The short sleeves, edged in lace trim, are the perfect length for a spring or summer special occasion.  The lace trimmed, lace shawl-like collar splits in the front, rounds up over the shoulders, and squares off in the back (center back zipper).  At the slightly dropped-V waist front, a slightly ruched skirt falls to a flattering tea-length with matching lace trim at the hem edge.  You will love the feel of the soft lace and the overall look of this casually elegant vintage dress that is waiting to be seen at your celebration!

APPROXIMATE MEASUREMENTS (Inches):  Bust 36.  Waist 30.  Hips (Full).  Shoulder to shoulder 14.  Sleeves 12.  Neck front center (collarbone hollow) to hem 47.

LABELS:  Gunne Sax, Made in USA, 100% Polyester, Dry Clean Only, Size 9-10.

CONDITION:   Excellent

$85.00 (Excl. TAX)
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