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Cowl Neck Gown

1960S ELIZABETH ARDEN Polyester Crepe De Chine Empire Waist Goddess Cowl Neck G
By Elizabeth Arden
Located in New York, NY
1960S ELIZABETH ARDEN Polyester Crepe De Chine Empire Waist Goddess Cowl Neck Gown
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1960s Evening Gowns

Halterneck-chain cowl-neck silk-satin dress
By Loewe
Located in London, GB
Loewe Halterneck-chain cowl-neck silk-satin dress -Cowl-neck silk-satin dress -Chain halterneck strap -Back chains details -Light weight construction -Open back...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses

Saint Laurent Cowl-Neck Sequin-Embellished Mini Dress
By Saint Laurent
Located in London, GB
Evoke Saint Laurent's 1980s party spirit with this shimmering cowl-neck dress. It's crafted from rows of silver sequins on a black silk base, and is designed to drape softly over the...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses

Pre-Loved Missoni Women's Cowl Neck Sleeveless Dress
By Missoni
Located in London, GB
CONDITION is Very good. Hardly any visible wear to dress is evident on this used Missoni designer resale item. Details Multicolor Cowl neck Knee length Sleeveless Comes with detached...
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21st Century and Contemporary British Evening Dresses and Gowns

Cushnie Et Ochs Sleeveless Cowl-Neck Power Dress
By Cushnie
Located in London, GB
Cushnie et Ochs Power stretch dress. Cowl neckline. Sleeveless; full shoulder coverage. Fit-and-flare silhouette. Straight hem. Hidden back zip. 85% Viscose, 9% nylon, 6% spandex. Co...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses

VALENTINO black SATIN COWL NECK CAP SLEEVE Dress 44
By Valentino
Located in Zürich, CH
Valentino cap-sleeve satin dress in black nylon (61%) and silk (39%).With cowl neck, pleated waist, and two slit pockets on the sides. Closes with invisible zipper on the side. Unlin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Unknown Cocktail Dresses

Alexander McQueen 2007 Black Silk Feather Print Cowl Neck Dress
By Alexander McQueen
Located in San Francisco, CA
Alexander McQueen black silk bias cut dress with cowl neck featuring grey feather print. Side zip with hook and loop closure. 100% silk. Fully lined in 74% acetate, 26% silk. Made ...
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Early 2000s Italian Cocktail Dresses

Vera Wang Collection Black Floral Lace High Cowl Neck Sleeveless Dress S
By Vera Wang
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
This sleeveless dress is pretty, decent and stylish. From the fabulous Vera Wang collection comes this black dress, tailored from a nylon blend and designed with floral lace pattern....
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2010s American Evening Dresses

Atelier Versace black silk velvet devoré cowl neck evening dress, fw 1999
By Gianni Versace, Versace
Located in London, GB
▪ Atelier Versace black silk velvet devoré calf-length evening dress ▪ Cowl neck ▪ Bias cut ▪ Turquoise bead trim ▪ Leg slit ▪ Concealed zipper at the side seam ▪ This dress is th...
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1990s Italian Evening Dresses and Gowns

Vivienne Westwood rope print knitted cowl-neck top and drape skirt set, ss 1998
By Vivienne Westwood
Located in London, GB
▪ Vivienne Westwood rayon-knit top and skirt 2-piece set ▪ Allover beige rope print ▪ Cowl-neck top ▪ Draped knee-length skirt with elasticated waistband ▪ Size Medium ▪ 100% Rayo...
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1990s Italian Evening Dresses and Gowns

Moschino Vintage Silk Jersey Blue & Yellow Squiggle Print Cowl Neck Dress, 2000s
By Moschino
Located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
A sexy vintage sleeveless Moschino dress from the early 2000s. In a navy blue and yellow silk blend jersey which has amazing drape. It has a plunging neckline with a cowl effect, mak...
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Early 2000s Italian Cocktail Dresses

S/S 1997 Gucci by Tom Ford Runway Sheer Black Cowl Neck Dress
By Tom Ford for Gucci, Gucci
Located in Philadelphia, PA
TheRealList presents: a sheer 'naked' cowl neck Gucci dress, designed by Tom Ford. Debuting on the Spring/Summer 1997 runway on Amber Valletta, this versatile piece can be styled a n...
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1990s Italian Cocktail Dresses

1990S TAKENORI OTAKE Black Wool Oversized Cowl Neck Pull Over Top With Pockets
Located in New York, NY
1990S TAKENORI OTAKE Black Wool Oversized Cowl Neck Pull Over Top With Pockets
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

MARNI grey geometric yellow floral print cowl neck 100% silk dress IT38 XS
By Marni
Located in Hong Kong, NT
MARNI grey geometric yellow floral print cowl neck 100% silk dress IT38 XS Reference: CELG/A00185 Brand: Marni Material: Silk Color: Grey Pattern: Floral Closure: Zip Extra Detail: C...
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2010s Cocktail Dresses

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN 100% wool black cowl neck draped waist knee length dress IT44
By Alexander McQueen
Located in Hong Kong, NT
ALEXANDER MCQUEEN 100% wool black cowl neck draped waist knee length dress IT44 Brand: Alexander McQueen Model Name / Style: Draped dress Material: Wool Color: Black Pattern: Solid C...
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2010s Italian Cocktail Dresses

F/W 1999 Roberto Cavalli Grey Animal Print Trompe l'Oeil Stretch Cowl Neck Dress
By Roberto Cavalli
Located in Philadelphia, PA
TheRealList presents: a grey cow print Roberto Cavalli dress. From the Fall/Winter 1999 collection, a similar dress with the same print was highlighted in the season's ad campaign. T...
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Early 2000s Italian Cocktail Dresses

ALEXANDER McQUEEN A/W 2009 "The Horn Of Plenty" Red Silk Layered Cowl Neck Dress
By Alexander McQueen
Located in Thiensville, WI
Brand / Manufacturer: Alexander McQueen Collection: A/W 2009 Designer: Alexander McQueen Style: Cocktail Dress Color(s): Shades of red Lined: Yes Marked Fabric Content: "100% silk" (...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Dresses

Chic 1960s Metallic Hunter Green + Mint Cowl Neck Vintage 60s Mod Shift Dress
Located in San Diego, CA
Tres Chic early 1960s forest green and light green metallic cowl neck shift dress! Beautiful vibrant green goes great with practically any skin tone! Oversize exaggerated collar, and...
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1960s American Cocktail Dresses

Early 2000s Gianni Versace by Donatella Black Stretch Cowl Neck Panel Gown
By Donatella Versace for Gianni Versace, Gianni Versace Couture
Located in Philadelphia, PA
TheRealList presents: a beautiful black Gianni Versace Couture gown, designed by Donatella Versace. From the early 2000s, this effortlessly chic and sexy gown features a cowl necklin...
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Early 2000s Italian Maxi Dresses

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Isaac Mizrahi blush boat neck cowl back silk slip dress
By Isaac Mizrahi
Located in New York, NY
This Isaac Mizrahi blush slip dress has a high boat neck and a cowl low back. It fits a 0-2. It is a beautiful color and a great take on the 1990s slip dress.
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1990s American Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yigal Azrouël Magenta Bodycon Dress with Cowl Neck, and Leather Trim
By Yigal Azrouël
Located in Henrico, VA
This dress by Yigal Azrouël is a polyester stretch blend dress in barney and is a bodycon shape with hip gathers. The neckline is a cowl neck, and the back is cutout. Lastly there i...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Cocktail Dresses

1990S Purple Bias Cut Rayon & Silk Burnout Velvet Floral Cowl Neck Gown
Located in New York, NY
1990S Purple Bias Cut Rayon & Silk Burnout Velvet Floral Cowl Neck Gown
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1990s Formal Gowns

1990S Black Floral Print Silk Chiffon Bias Cut & Cowl Neck Gown With Bedazzled
Located in New York, NY
1990S Black Floral Print Silk Chiffon Bias Cut & Cowl Neck Gown With Bedazzled Straps
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1990s Formal Gowns

1970s Satin Cowl Neck Disco Dress
Located in San Francisco, CA
1970s Satin Cowl Neck Disco Dress. Buttons at side neck. Batwing sleeves elasticated at wrists, loose fit.
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

1930's Seductive Floral Garden Silk Satin Cowl-Neck Hourglass Bias-Cut Gown
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
A rare luxurious floral-garden print silk satin gown from the "Old Hollywood" era of glamour. The bodice is an ultra chic cowl-neck with stylized cut-out twist backside. Th...
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1930s French Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Alaia Cream Zipper Dress with Cowl Neck
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare Alaia Hooded wool dress with zip following the contours of the body in a spiral from back to hem. Circa 1985
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1980s French Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Valentino Cowl Neck Cream Faille Cocktail Dress
By Valentino
Located in San Francisco, CA
Gorgeous Valentino cream wool crepe cocktail dress with deep front and back cowl! Fully lined. Gorgeous! Marked a size 8
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Late 20th Century Italian Vintage Bridal Gowns

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN black silk COWL NECK Sheath Dress 38
By Alexander McQueen
Located in Zürich, CH
Alexander McQueen cap-sleeve sheath dress in black silk (100%). With padded shoulders, cowl neck, and slit on the back of the skirt. Closes with invisible zipper on the back. Lined i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Unknown Cocktail Dresses

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN black viscose COWL NECK KNIT Cocktail Dress M
By Alexander McQueen
Located in Zürich, CH
Alexander McQueen knit dress in black viscose (80%), cashmere (10%), and silk (10%). With cowl V-neck and one draped side. Unlined. Has been worn and is in excellent condition. Tag ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Unknown Cocktail Dresses

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN black DRAPED Long Sleeve Cowl Neck Dress 44 L
By Alexander McQueen
Located in Zürich, CH
Alexander McQueen draped dress in black acetate (50%) and viscose (50%) with a cowl neck, long sleeves and a removable embossed brooch. Closes on the back with zipper. Lined in visco...
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21st Century and Contemporary Unknown Cocktail Dresses

1930s Ivory Satin Wedding Dress with Cowl Neck and Beading
Located in London, GB
Amazing vintage 1930s bias cut ivory silk satin wedding dress with fabulous decorative collar around the front and scooping down to follow the shape of the low back. At the front th...
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1930s British Vintage Bridal Gowns

Christian Dior by John Galliano blue bias-cut knit dress with cowl neck, ss 2001
By John Galliano for Christian Dior, Christian Dior
Located in London, GB
▪ Christian Dior blue rayon knit dress ▪ Designed by John Galliano ▪ Cowl neckline ▪ Bias-cut ▪ Asymmetric hemline ▪ Large braided thread appliques ▪ Low back ▪ FR 38 - UK 10 - U...
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Early 2000s Italian Evening Dresses and Gowns

Christian Dior by John Galliano ruby bias-cut knit dress with cowl neck, ss 2001
By John Galliano for Christian Dior, Christian Dior
Located in London, GB
▪ Christian Dior ruby red rayon knit dress ▪ Designed by John Galliano ▪ Cowl neckline ▪ Bias-cut ▪ Asymmetric hemline ▪ Large braided thread appliques ▪ Low back ▪ FR 36 ...
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Early 2000s French Evening Dresses and Gowns

1980S Metallic Gold Lamé Rayon & Lurex Knit Sheer Cowl Neck Mini Cocktail Dress
By Anne Klein
Located in New York, NY
1980S Metallic Gold Lamé Rayon & Lurex Knit Sheer Cowl Neck Mini Cocktail Dress
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1980s American Cocktail Dresses

1970's Ossie Clark For Radley Colorful Celia Birtwell Print Silk Cowl-Neck Dress
By Ossie Clark
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
A gorgeous Celia Birtwell print silk-crepe dress that is both timeless and chic. Radley was a British clothing manufacturing company of the 1960's through the early 1980's. The main ...
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1970s English Aesthetic Evening Dresses

1990S JOHN GALLIANO Black Silk Double Satin Sexy Slinky Cowl Neck Gown
Located in New York, NY
1990S JOHN GALLIANO Black Silk Double Satin Sexy Slinky Cowl Neck Gown
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1990s Formal Gowns

Alexander McQueen Red Lightweight Knit Cowl Neck Gown US 8
By Alexander McQueen
Located in London, GB
Alexander McQueen Red Lightweight Knit Long Dress. - Vibrant red colour, soft knit. - Sleeveless with a cowl neckline - Cross over back straps - Floor length - Body 100% viscose / ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Gowns

John Galliano Black Lace Cowl Neck Gown with Mermaid Hem
By John Galliano
Located in Studio City, CA
John Galliano black lace gown with slip - with gathers at the front, back and mermaid hem. In excellent condition -size tag 4.
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Late 20th Century British Evening Dresses and Gowns

1970S Dove Grey & Pink Silk Chiffon Spaghetti Strap Cowl Neck Evening Gown
By Oscar De La Renta
Located in New York, NY
1970S Dove Grey & Pink Silk Chiffon Spaghetti Strap Cowl Neck Evening Gown
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1970s American Evening Dresses and Gowns

Jean Paul Gaultier Emerald Green Cowl Neck Evening Gown ca. 2014-2015 P/E
By Jean Paul Gaultier
Located in Studio City, CA
Emerald green satin long sleeved evening gown with dramatic cowl neckline & low cutout at back. There is a side zip closure as well as zipper at slight to create higher or lower ...
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2010s French Evening Dresses

1980s Galanos Green and Purple Cowl Neck Evening Gown with Plunging Back
By Galanos
Located in San Francisco, CA
1980s Galanos Green and Purple Cowl Neck Evening Gown with Plunging Back
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1980s American Ball Gowns

Ghost 1990s Vintage Bias Cut Backless Cowl Neck Evening Dress
By Ghost
Located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
A beautiful vintage womens evening dress from the 1990s by iconic British label, Ghost (from before their takeover). In a bias cut aubergine viscose charmeuse which gives incredible ...
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1990s English Maxi Dress

1930's Elegant Ruby Red Satin Sculpted Cowl-Neck Deco Poet-Sleeve Belted Dress
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Beautiful 1930's custom-made sculpted deco dress fashioned in the a luxurious ruby-red silk satin. I love the sculpted cowl-neck which flows into the most flattering bias-cut. The sl...
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1930s American Aesthetic Evening Dresses

1990S TAKENORI OTAKE Black Wool Oversized Cowl Neck Pull Over Top With Pockets
Located in New York, NY
1990S TAKENORI OTAKE Black Wool Oversized Cowl Neck Pull Over Top With Pockets
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

1930's Floral Silk Lamé Gown with Cowl Neck
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Fantastic 1930's bias cut silk lamé gown features a deco floral motif. Gown has a subtle cowl neckline in the front and a deep v in the back. Diagonal, bias seaming makes for a sexy ...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Evening Gowns

Roberto Cavalli Snake Skin Print Turquoise Cowl Neck Dress - Size M
By Roberto Cavalli
Located in London, GB
This Roberto Cavalli dress plays on the snake skin print with the turquoise scales disintegrating into a black hue. The cowl neckline captures the wrapping nature of the dress as it ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Cocktail Dresses

Alexander McQueen Black Cowl Neck Silk Crepe Dress IT 42 uk 10 This LBD is sure
By Alexander McQueen
Located in London, GB
Alexander McQueen Black Cowl Neck Silk Crepe Dress IT 42 uk 10 This LBD is sure to become a wardrobe staple. Constructed of black crepe and lined with silk. Features an angled pepl...
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2010s Italian Cocktail Dresses

John Galliano Brocade Cream Cowl Neck Gown
By John Galliano
Located in Brunswick West, Victoria
Elegant full length dress by John Galliano in cream and gold brocade. Extremely flattering cut. Plunging back. Circa early 00's Excellent condition demonstrating little to no sig...
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Early 2000s British Evening Gowns

2006 ALEXANDER McQUEEN Cowl neck lapel dress
By Alexander McQueen
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Excellent condition, 2006 ALEXANDER McQUEEN Cowl neck lapel dress. Tailored, peak lapel front construction with draped cowl neck design. See-through mesh netting at front chest, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Cocktail Dresses

Cowl Neck Gown For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the vintage or contemporary cowl neck gown you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. Many people prefer Black, but fashion is all about individuality — you can find Beige, Brown and more options on these pages. You’re likely to find the perfect cowl neck gown among the distinctive accessories we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Finding an appealing accessory such as this — no matter the origin — is easy, but Alexander McQueen, Valentino and Anne Klein each produced a popular version that is worth a look. Finding a cowl neck gown for sale for women should be easy, but there are 2 pieces available to browse for men as well.

How Much is a Cowl Neck Gown?

On average, a cowl neck gown on 1stDibs sells for $700, while they’re typically $220 on the low end and $4,200 for the highest priced versions of this item.

Finding the Right Evening Dresses and Gowns for You

With entire museum exhibitions dedicated to examining fashion designers and their creations, we’re finally recognizing that costuming is art. Fashion is a powerful means of self-expression, and sophisticated vintage evening dresses and gowns by our favorite courtier play no small role in making us feel wonderful but, perhaps more importantly, making us feel like ourselves.

Evening dresses over time have conveyed specific statements about social class, position and beliefs. In the 16th century, dresses and gowns were so important that England's Queen Elizabeth I defined rules about what dresses women could wear — guidance included long skirts and fitted bodices. Forward-thinking designers have responded to this history.

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel reimagined traditionally masculine garments for feminine shapes, and her elegant evening dresses and gowns promoted comfort and grace in women’s wear that had been dominated in the previous century by layers of fabric. French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent introduced innovative and highly coveted dress designs in the 1960s while at the same time challenging sexist stereotypes about which members of society could wear tuxedos. Works by unconventional British designer John Galliano — featured in houses like Givenchy and Dior — redefined limits that dressmakers faced in terms of material, construction and vision during the late 20th century.

Today’s designers target an increasingly broad audience with their boundary-crossing work, and their tendency to play off of each other’s ideas means that every walk down the runway is also a walk through an entire history of fashion design and dress craftsmanship.

Whether you gravitate toward backless maxi dresses or silk charmeuse gowns by Alexander McQueen or embellished, ruffled floral-print designs by Chloe or Versace, there is an extraordinary collection of vintage and designer evening dresses and gowns waiting for you on 1stDibs.

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