1980s Dramatic Black Strapless Bow Gown

If you are looking for a black gown that still makes a bold statement look no further! This gown has a definite nod to the 1960s but that extravagant bow detail that seems to flow from the very fabric of the dress is pure 1980s drama. It is cut strapless with bining through the bodice. The skirt is sleek and long with a vent at the back to allow you to walk. The bow begins as a panel of fabric set along one seam and then drapes across the front skirt to the other hip. One side of that panel of fabric is gathered to suggest one half of the bow and then the other one is placed on the other side of the gather down the center. It is very chic but dramatic. Excellent, appears unworn condition.

Fully lined in a black silky rayon and closes with a back metal and nylon zipper. Boning through the bodice

Bust: 17" flat across from side seam to side seam with a fuller cup size at the front
Waist: 14.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Bodice: 10" from top of bodice to waist
Skirt: 41" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# E535

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.

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