80s Ball Gown in Red Taffeta

SKU: 00758-002
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From the 1980s, a well-made red ball gown with gorgeous details.

  • Crisp taffeta is a true red with blue (not orange) undertones.
  • Spaghetti straps, pleated surplice bodice with hi-lo waist.
  • Permanently tied oh-so-80s big bow with sparkling glass bead and rhinestone embellishment.
  • More than a full-circle full-length skirt can be worn with or without a crinoline.
  • Shown with my faux-1860s hoop (not included) and you could go considerably bigger if desired! 
  • Self-lined at bodice. Unlined skirt is not see-through.
  • Closes in back with zipper and hook&eye.
  • Made in the U.S.A.
  • Perfect for a quinceanera, prom, wedding, accepting your Oscar, or other formal event.

Labels: Caché (defunct chain of high-end dress shops from 1975 to 2015)

Fiber/Care: polyester (high quality) / dry-clean

Condition: splendid, with no flaws to note

*We've had this 1980s formal dress professionally dry-cleaned and it's ready to wear.*

Garment Measurements:
 bust: 32"/81.25cm plus a smidge from darts/cups
 bodice length from top of strap (could be altered shorter):
  to natural/actual waist seam (in back): 15"/38cm
  to drop-waist highest point, at bow: 18"/45.5cm
  at drop-waist lowest point, at high hip: 22"/55.5cm
 waist (at natural waist seam): 26"/66cm
 hips: free (skirt is more than a full circle)
 length (without any crinoline or petticoat to shorten it): 56.5"/143.5cm

 Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. 

Notes: International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees. 



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