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Rare 1960s Molyneux Green Silk Dress
By Molyneux
Located in Paris, FR
Rare 1960s Molyneux green silk handmade dress featuring a center back zip opening, short sleeves
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1960s French Day Dresses

Chanel Spring 2010 Beige Tweed Leather Parts Dress
By Chanel
Located in Krakow, PL
Chanel spring 2010 dress Very rare dress Sz.38 Excellent condition
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2010s Day Dresses

Talbot Runhof Celebrity Owned Black Guipure Lace Sequin Dress, Rare. Size 10
By Talbot Runhof
Located in Palm Springs, CA
super beautiful rare dress.
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2010s Unknown Cocktail Dresses

1998 Gianni Versace Couture Black and White houndstooth Dress
By Gianni Versace
Located in Capri, IT
1998 Gianni Versace Couture Black and White houndstooth Dress This iconic and rare dress from
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1990s Italian Evening Dresses and Gowns

Dolce & Gabbana black lace cut out halter neck evening dress IT 40
By D&G by DOLCE & GABBANA
Located in Paris, FR
A very rare dress by Dolce & Gabbana D&G Black slinky dress with lace cut outs Lace halter neck
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Early 2000s Italian Evening Dresses

Roberto Cavalli 2004 crystal maxi gown
By Roberto Cavalli
Located in Annandale, VA
Roberto Cavalli 2004 lilac maxi gown with crystal embellishments Size 38 Gorgeous, rare dress
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Early 2000s Italian Maxi Dress

Michaele Vollbracht Feathers And Sequins Dress, 1980s
By Michaele Vollbracht
Located in New York, NY
Michaele Vollbracht very rare dress from 1980's. Beyond gorgeous dress with unusual design and look
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Late 20th Century Evening Dresses and Gowns

Collector's Issey Miyake Dress Guest Artist Series No. 3 Tim Hawkinson
By Issey Miyake
Located in New York, NY
hard to notice spots on the fabric Rare dress,museum and collector's . Same dress on display in LACMA
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Late 20th Century Day Dresses

Versace SS 1995 butterfly runway dress
By Gianni Versace
Located in London, GB
Iconic and super rare dress in one of Versaces most iconic prints ever - the butterfly print. This
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1990s European Cocktail Dresses

Lanvin long velvet dress 60s/70s
By Lanvin Paris
Located in Rubiera, RE
. 41 Waist cm. 34 Sleeve cm. 59 The extraordinarily fresh and extremely rare dress is in excellent
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1970s French Evening Dresses and Gowns

S/S 1998 Gucci by Tom Ford GG Monogram Rhinestone Silk Chiffon Navy Dress
By Gucci, Tom Ford for Gucci
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Spring/Summer 1998 collection, this incredibly rare dress is constructed of two layers, an interior black
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1990s Italian Cocktail Dresses

Dolce & Gabbana Dress Striking Silver Rear Swarovski Zipper Pull 40 / 6
By Dolce & Gabbana
Located in Miami, FL
Dolce&Gabbana rare dress that was sold out in the stores. This treasure was worn one time only
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Cocktail Dresses

Rare John Galliano Floral Maxi Dress
By John Galliano
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Introducing a truly remarkable piece of fashion history: this rare early 2000s John Galliano bias
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Early 2000s French Maxi Dress

KaufmanFranco Silk Dress w/ Embellished Leather, Crystal, Black Jet Beads Size 8
By KaufmanFranco
Located in Palm Springs, CA
workmanship and it’s modern simplicity of design. This rare dress (not many made) retailed for over $4500. US
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2010s American Cocktail Dresses

Rare Genny Red Velvet Dress with gems
By Genny
Located in Venezia, IT
Rare Genny Red Velvet Dress with gems (Some signs of aging on the shoulders - see pictures) - NO
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1990s Italian Mini Dress

Extremely Rare Mariano Fortuny Cotton Delphos
By Fortuny
Located in New York, NY
This extraordinarily rare dress is made of finely pleated white cotton. Few cotton pleated Fortuny
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Early 20th Century Italian Art Deco Delphos Gowns

Carole King Vintage 1950s Green Watercolor Floral Silk 3/4 Sleeves 50s Dress
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful vintage 1950s 50s rare dress designed by baseball great Leo Durocher's second wife, Grace
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1950s American Cocktail Dresses

Rare Iconic Dolce e Gabbana Bustier Dress 1991
By Dolce & Gabbana
Located in Venezia, IT
Rare Iconic Dolce e Gabbana Black Bustier Dress 1991 Size: 40 IT Fabric label cutted. - NO RETURNS
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1990s Italian Mini Dress

Vintage 1920's Beaded Dress Pink Cotton Voile Glass Beaded Fringed Dress UK 8-10
Located in Cheltenham, GB
this rare dress showcases the opulence of the era This dress is sheer, and will need to be worn with a
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1920s Cocktail Dresses

Extremely Rare Mariano Fortuny Cotton Delphos
By Fortuny
Located in Riverdale, NY
This extraordinarily rare dress is made of finely pleated white cotton. Few cotton pleated Fortuny
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Early 20th Century Italian Art Deco Delphos Gowns

Rare Lanvin novelty print dress, circa 1970
By Lanvin Paris
Located in London, GB
after the labels first boutique opened in 1889. This Lanvin dress is a rare piece of fashion history as
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1970s French Day Dresses

New Marchesa Ombré Fringed Bow Mini Silk Dress US 6 as seen on Eva Longoria
By Marchesa
Located in Montgomery, TX
rare dress. Mint silk ombré fringed strapless dress with a bead-embroidered bodice. Oversize bow
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2010s American Cocktail Dresses

Rare Thierry Mugler 1986 Collection Dress with Belt
By Thierry Mugler
Located in Berlin, BE
A very rare Thierry Mugler cotton dress, 1986 Collection. Typical 80s abstract pattern. Love these
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1980s Italian Day Dresses

1960s Collector Rare Yves Saint Laurent Orange Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
1960s rare collector orange crepe Yves Saint Laurent dress featuring a classic collar, short
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1960s French Day Dresses

NEW Rare Museum Piece - Dolce & Gabbana 1992 Printed Jute Sack Dress
By Dolce & Gabbana
Located in Switzerland, CH
UNIQUE PIECE COLLECTOR´S DOLCE & GABBANA PRINTED SACK DRESS FROM THE FAMOUS SPRING SUMMER 1992
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1990s Italian Mini Dress

Vintage 1990 Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld Documented Graphic Print Silk Mini Dress
By Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
gorgeous black & white abstract silk documented dress from Karl Lagerfeld's iconic 1990 collection is a
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1990s French Aesthetic Evening Dresses

very rare 1984 AZZEDINE ALAIA iconic hooded jersey dress
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Bias cut dress with a single swathe of darkest brown jersey forming a hooded bodice dating to 1984
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1980s Italian Day Dresses

Zuhair Murad Couture white silver gold beaded sequin mini wedding backless dress
By Zuhair Murad
Located in Paris, FR
LOVE LALI VINTAGE An incredibly rare dress from Zuhair Murad Haute Couture Fall 2006 This really
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Early 2000s Evening Dresses

Rare " Alley Cat " by Betsey Johnson 1970s Black Velveteen Billow Sleeves Dress
By Betsey Johnson
Located in San Diego, CA
Ultra RARE "Alley Cat," by Betsey Johnson black velveteen dress! Words cannot even begin to
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1970s American Maxi Dress

F/W 1999 Christian Dior by John Galliano Runway Laser-Cut Suede Turtleneck Gown
By Christian Dior, John Galliano for Christian Dior
Located in West Hollywood, CA
. The dress's skirt flares below the knee and is finished with a lace hem. This incredibly rare dress is
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1990s French Evening Gowns

1960S Red Rare Metal Mesh Mod Dress
Located in New York, NY
1960S Red Rare Metal Mesh Mod Dress
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1960s Casual Dresses

Rare 1960s Pierre Cardin Purple Midi Dress with Silver Breastplate
By Pierre Cardin
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Rare 1960's Pierre Cardin purple midi dress with silver geometric cutout breastplate from the Space
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1960s Day Dresses

Rare 1940s Taffetas Silk Dress
Located in Paris, FR
Gorgeous 1940s peach pink silk dress featuring maxi length, fixed flounces on front bust & goes on
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1940s French Evening Dresses

Thierry Mugler Rare Black w/ Coral Inserts Petal Dress Rare Collectible
By Thierry Mugler
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare circa 1989-90 Thierry Mugler petal dress. During this period the designer created a few
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Late 20th Century Mini Dresses

Rare Jean Paul Gaultier 'Gibo' black high-neck, detailed with boning mini dress
By Jean Paul Gaultier
Located in New York, NY
This wonderful rare Iconic Jean Paul Gaultier 'Gibo' black mini dress is detailed with boning on
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1980s Italian Mini Dress

Rare Yves Saint Laurent "Artist Smock" Large Bow Tie Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
This wonderfully Rare signature vintage Yves Saint Laurent's '60's Red and Black smock dress
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1960s French Day Dresses

rare AZZEDINE ALAIA black 'Plissé Abeille' hand pleated dress - unworn
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Jet-black, knit 'Plissé Abeille' dress from Azzedine Alaia dating to 2014 and seen on the runway
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2010s Day Dresses

UNWORN Rare Gucci by Tom Ford SS 1996 Black Lace Mini Dress Gown 38
By Gucci, Tom Ford for Gucci
Located in Switzerland, CH
Stunning Gucci by Tom Ford lace dress From his SS 1996 collection for Gucci Finest black lace Fully
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1990s Italian Mini Dress

Martin Margiela Silk and Lambkin Leather Glove Dress Rare New!
By Maison Martin Margiela
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Martin Margiela dress fashioned of black silk crepe with soft lambskin saddle color leather at
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21st Century and Contemporary Day Dresses

ANDREW GROVES Demi Couture A/W 1998 "Ourselves Alone" Black Dress Gown
Located in Thiensville, WI
ANDREW GROVES Demi Couture A/W 1998 "Ourselves Alone" Black Dress Gown This INCREDIBLY RARE dress
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1990s Evening Dresses

Rare Chanel Tweed Dress From 2010 Spring Collection.
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, AE
Rare Chanel tweed dress with floral accents from 2010 Spring Collection. - CC logo buttons - seen
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2010s Casual Dresses

Rare Hot Thierry Mugler Dress SS1994 iconic Black Dress
By Thierry Mugler
Located in Berlin, BE
Thierry Mugler Black Dress SS 1994 Spring Summer Collection. Extremely rare collectors piece
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1990s French Evening Dresses and Gowns

Rare Azzedine Alaia Coral Halter Bondage Dress With Leather Straps 1991
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Resurrection Vintage is excited to offer a vintage Azzedine Alaia coral halter dress featuring a
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1990s French Day Dresses

1980's Rare Matsuda Black Tuxedo Coat Dress
By Mitsuhiro Matsuda
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
1980's Rare Matsuda black wool crepe tuxedo coat dress with a fitted eaist and oversize cuffs at
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1980s Japanese Cocktail Dresses

Rare 1990s Moschino Couture Tie Dress
By Moschino
Located in London, GB
This extraordinary 1990s Moschino cocktail dress epitomises the dynamism and flare of the designer
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1990s Italian Evening Dresses

BALLY Gray RARE Sleeveless Dress Italy 4/38
By Bally
Located in Asheville, NC
Bally, Made in Italy, Size US 4, Sack Style Bottom at Back, Grosgrain Ribbon Tie, Stitched Details, 70% Viscose, 30% Polyamid Measurements Laying Flat (Has Stretch): Bust Free (Blou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Mini Dresses

Rare 1982 S/S Michaele Vollbracht Bacon & Eggs Print Checked Pinafore Dress
By Michaele Vollbracht
Located in Studio City, CA
1982 S/S Michaele Vollbracht iconic black plaid on white pinafore dress featuring a breakfast scene
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1980s American Day Dresses

F/W 2010 Alexander McQueen Angels & Demons Asymmetric Structural Black Silk Gown
By Alexander McQueen
Located in West Hollywood, CA
small train. This rare dress is made unique by abstract cut panels that form the dress and draped
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2010s Italian Evening Gowns

Rare Alexander McQueen Sleeveless Brocade Dress W/Sheer Black Overlay Ca. 1996
By Alexander McQueen
Located in Studio City, CA
Alexander McQueen, circa 1996 sleeveless dress comprised of two layers: a stretch pink brocade and
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1990s British Day Dresses

Jean Muir Dress Documented 1971 Rare
By Jean Muir
Located in Boca Raton, FL
This Dress just takes my breath away! It is one of my favorites from Jean Muir. The fabric with a
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Bonnie Cashin for Sills Dress Long Fringe Tunic Chamois Leather Vintage 60s Rare
By Bonnie Cashin for Sills, Bonnie Cashin
Located in Port Saint Lucie, FL
Fabulous Bonnie Cashin for Sills chamois leather tunic dress with fringe, likely made in the early
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1960s American Day Dresses

New Rare Gucci Runway Ad Denim Dress S/S 2015 Sz 40 $2950
By Gucci
Located in Leesburg, VA
Gucci Spring/Summer 2015 Brand New Stunning Runway Denim Dress $2950 Italian Sz 40 There is a lot
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2010s Italian Day Dresses

Rare Patrick Kelly Paris F/W 1988 Black & Orange Color Block Vintage Dress
By Patrick Kelly
Located in Portland, OR
This rare vintage Patrick Kelly 1980's dress is such a great example of Kelly's ability to create
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1980s French Day Dresses

Azzedine Alaia Rare Fall 1992 Brown & Green Argyle Knit Body Con Dress Medium
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Azzedine Alaia rare Fall 1992 brown & green argyle knit body con dress marked size medium. Silky
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1990s Italian Day Dresses

Rare Vintage Ralph Lauren 1980s High Neck Plaid Prairie Style Dress Size 8
By Ralph Lauren
Located in Portland, OR
This is a rare 1980's Ralph Lauren vintage plaid dress with a high neck and white buttons down the
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1980s American Day Dresses

Rare 1988 Runway Moschino 'Fruit & Veg' Print Cocktail Dress
By Franco Moschino, Moschino
Located in Sheffield, GB
Spring Summer 1988 Archival, Runway Vintage fruit & veg print cocktail dress by Franco Moschino
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1980s Italian Cocktail Dresses

1980's Rare Matsuda Vinyl Shift Dress with Tulips
By Mitsuhiro Matsuda
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
1980's extremely rare Matsuda sleeveless vinyl shift dress with an all over colorful tulip print
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1980s Japanese Shift Dresses

Bonnie Cashin for Sills Dress Gold Suede Leather Kimono Style Sleeves Rare 1960s
By Bonnie Cashin for Sills, Bonnie Cashin
Located in Port Saint Lucie, FL
An iconic suede leather dress designed by Bonnie Cashin, and made during her time at Sills in the
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1960s American Day Dresses

Rare Museum worthy Mary Quant wool dress, circa 1960s.
By Mary Quant
Located in London, GB
and by promoting these and other fun fashions she encouraged young people to dress to please
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1960s British Sheath Dresses

Alexander McQueen Rare Runway Caftan Dress NWT
By Alexander McQueen
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Alexander McQueen caftan style dress designed by Sarah Burton in her debut s/s 2011 collection for
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2010s Evening Dresses

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Rare Dresses For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a broad range of rare dresses for sale on 1stDibs. For rare dresses, Black is a pretty popular color, but we also have Gray, Brown, Beige and more in stock now. Making the right choice when shopping for these accessories may mean looking at versions that date from different eras — you can find early iterations from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century, all of which have proven very popular over the years. Rare dresses designed by Azzedine Alaïa, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent — each of whom created beautiful versions of these treasured items — are worth considering. Finding accessories for sale for women should be easy, but there are 28 pieces available to browse for men as well as unisex, too.

How Much are Rare Dresses?

On average, rare dresses on 1stDibs sell for $1,598, while they’re typically $1 on the low end and $42,000 for the highest priced versions of these items.