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1940s Light Pink Maxi Taffetas Silk Dress
Gorgeous 1940s light pink silk dress featuring maxi length, fixed flounces on front bust & goes on back sleeves, bias cut with many tailoring details, maxi length. In good vinta...
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1940s Evening Dresses

Kitty Copeland 1950s Black Taffeta Silk Dress With Polkadot Detail
This stylish vintage 1950s Kitty Copeland black silk taffeta dress with polkadot detail and peplum sash boasts timeless city chic and unusual design features. The taffeta overlay has...
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1950s Evening Dresses

Murray Arbeid Black Silk Taffeta Cocktail Dress
The English designer, Murray Arbeid, was known for his evening wear and often dressed Princess Diana for high profile events. This silk taffeta strapless black dress has a decidedly...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Reworked 1950s Silk Taffeta Cocktail Party Dress
Reworked 1950s Silk Taffeta Cocktail Party Dress
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Chloe Black Silk Taffeta Dress wth Ruffled Collar
Fully Lined Side Zip Closure Marked Size: T 36 Color: Black Fabric: Silk Taffeta Label: Chloe Bust: 36" Waist: 32" Hips: Free Shoulders: 16" Total Length: 37.5"
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21st Century and Contemporary Cocktail Dresses

Bill Blass 70s Silk Taffeta Extravagant Bubble Hem Dress
Bill Blass 70s silk taffeta extravagant bubble hem dress in emerald green. Buttons down the back with zippered cuffs. Unmarked, no label.
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1970s Cocktail Dresses

A Regency French Changing taffetas Silk day Dress - Napoleonic Era Circa 1810
Circa 1810 France Elegant day dress in silk serge from the First Empire. Very fluid silk with pink chain and olive green weave. Cut with pinned apron on the bodice and integrated co...
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1810s Empire Waist Dresses

1980s Emanuel Ungaro Extravagant Blue Strapless Pouf Silk Taffeta Dress
If you have been looking for a statement dress for the season look no further then this incredible Emanuel Ungaro dress that is absolutely amazing. The color is wonderful. It is a me...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Reworked 1950s Silk Taffeta High-Low Bow Dress 1980s style
Reworked 1950s Silk Taffeta High-Low Bow Dress
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

1987 Yves Saint Laurent Strapless Ruffle Silk & Taffeta Mini Dress
This lovely little dress is one of the several versions that were produced that year for both the Haute Couture runway and the Rive Gauche line for Yves Saint Laurent. A version in p...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Jean Louis Scherrer Boutique Demi-Couture Silk Taffeta Cocktail Dress
Jean Louis Scherrer Boutique Demi-Couture Silk Taffeta Cocktail Dress
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Zandra Rhodes Silk Taffeta Black and Gold Painted Evening Dress
1980s gorgeous Zandra Rhodes evening dress featuring a silk black taffeta fabric base, with gold metallic paint on the skirt portion, skirt gets an inside a tulle petticoat, a center...
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1980s Mini Dress

c1979-1980 Yves Saint Laurent Velvet & Silk Taffeta Dress
This is an exceptional iridescent silk taffeta and velvet, tiered and ruffled ball gown skirted gown by Yves Saint Laurent. A similar gown was shown for the 1979-80 Haute Couture col...
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1980s Evening Dresses

Vintage Victor Costa Black + White Silk Taffeta Lace Cocktail Dress
Pretty vintage Victor Costa black and white silk taffeta lace dress! Ultra flattering fit, with scalloped bust in front and back. Black lace over a white taffeta bodice, with black t...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

C.2000 Oscar de la Renta Aubergine Silk Taffeta Princess Dress
Oh the luxury and opulence of an Oscar de la Renta dress! This beautifully designed gown has an elegant old school look with a good dose of modern sculptural construction. Starting...
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Early 2000s Evening Dresses

Beautiful Vintage Richilene White Silk Taffeta Sequin Beaded Evening Gown Dress
Sensational vintage RICHILENE Couture white sequined and beaded full length strapless gown! Features thousands of hand sewn sequins and beads on the bodice, along with beaded flower ...
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1980s Wedding Dresses

1950's Iridescent Gunmetal Silk-Taffeta Beaded Rhinestone Peplum Cocktail Dress
Stunning 1950's gunmetal silver bombshell custom cocktail dress from the Old Hollywood era of glamour! The bodice is an alluring low plunge shelf-bust bow that falls into a heavily-s...
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1950s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

1950s 50s Black Silk Taffeta + Lace Strapless " New Look " Vintage Dress
Gorgeous 1950s strapless silk taffeta dress! Jet black color, with black lace accents at bust. Couture quality workmanship, with a built in underdress to help hold the dress up, and ...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

50s I Magnin Drop Waist Silk Taffeta Petal Sleeve Dress with Brooch
50s I Magnin Drop Waist Silk Taffeta Petal Sleeve Dress with Brooch
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1950s Evening Dresses

1950s James Galanos Couture Knife Pleated Silk Taffeta Halter Cocktail Dress
An exquisite 1950s James Galanos full-skirted black silk taffeta halter dress: Incredible and dense knife-pleats form the full circle skirt. This is a couture quality dress executed...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Nina Ricci Black Crepe/Silk Taffeta Halter Dress-Sz 6- 80's
Vintage Nina Ricci Black Crepe & Silk Taffeta Halter Dress with dramatic ruffle detail-Sz 6- 80's. This item is in very good pre-owned condition. Measurements are as follows: Waist...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Fabrice black silk taffeta blue zigzag hem strapless cocktail dress 1980s
Fabrice black silk taffeta with blue silk zigzag hem, strapless cocktail dress from the 1980s...Classic little strapless dress, the black taffeta is treated in an interesting abstrac...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Valentino Black silk taffeta cocktail dress with tiered ruffle hem 1980s
Valentino Boutique black silk taffeta cocktail dress with tiered ruffle hem 1980s...Fitted sheath dress with narrow shoulder straps that is fitted in the bust and skims the hip with ...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Exceptional 1950s Vintage Black Silk Taffeta Hi - Lo Dress w/ Rosettes and Lace
Exceptional 50s vintage strapless silk taffeta architectural hi-lo asymmetrical dress! Features hand-sewn rosettes throughout the front and back. Black silk chiffon lace flower appli...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1960s Geoffrey Beene Ivory Crochet and Black Silk Taffeta Vintage 60s Dress
Chic 1960s vintage GEOFFREY BEENE ivory crochet and black silk taffeta Victorian inspired cocktail dress! Ivory crochet bodice is fully lined in nude silk chiffon. Fit n' flare fit w...
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1960s Cocktail Dresses

Fall 1999 Oscar de la Renta Unusual Deep Purple Silk Taffeta Dress
Ashley Judd wore both a red version of this dress and a modified skirt jacket combo to the VH1 Divas Live event and after party on April 13, 1999 at the Beacon Theater in New York. H...
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1990s Evening Dresses

1980s Loris Azzaro Hot Pink Silk Taffeta Strapless Mini Dress w Bustle Back
Loris Azzaro founded his label in 1967 and quickly was dressing women like Raquel Welch, , Brigette Bardot, Tina Turner, Liza Minnelli, Sophia Loren, Marisa Berenson and many, many m...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

c1977 Madame Gres Haute Couture Deep Green Silk Taffeta Dress & Cape
Madame Gres' work has had profound effects on Haute Couture and her influence still resonates to this day. Her attention to detail, master draping techniques and respect for the fema...
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1970s Evening Dresses

Vintage Victor Costa for Neiman Marcus Purple Metallic Silk Taffeta Dress + Belt
Incredible vintage 1980s / 80s VICTOR COSTA for NEIMAN MARCUS purple silk taffeta strapless dress and sash belt! Features accordian pleated ruffle along the bodice, down the front si...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Beautiful 1950s Black Silk Taffeta Fit and Flare Vintage Sleeveless 50s Dress
Beautiful 1950s black silk taffeta fit n' flare cocktail dress! Features a ruched silk mesh bodice with flattering black velvet zig zag accents along the waist. Black velvet trip alo...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Early 1980s Yves Saint Laurent Black Silk Taffeta Strapless Bubble Mini Dress
An early runway 1980s Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche little black dress: black washed silk taffeta strapless mini bubble dress with center-front gather and cinched hemline. Large fa...
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1980s Mini Dress

New ETRO Runway SILK TAFFETA and VELVET Cocktail Dress It. 38 - US 2
New ETRO Silk Taffeta and Velvet Cocktail Dress Italian Size 38 - US 2 (Run Small). Measurements: Waist - 25 inches, Hips - 35 inches. Colors – Black and Gold Printed Velvet Body Sil...
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2010s Cocktail Dresses

Richilene Vintage Brown Silk and Taffeta Dress With Long Beaded Sleeves, 1980s
This is a lovely deep chocolate brown Richilene dress purchased at Howard Wolf in Houston in the late 1980s. The bodice of the dress has interesting, flattering seam lines and is ma...
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1980s Evening Dresses

Louis Feraud 1980s or 1990s Navy Silk Taffeta Dress With Bow Embellishments
This lovely Louis Feraud late 1980s or early 1990s navy party dress in silk taffeta is both stylish and playful in its aesthetic. The simple bodice of stretched silk blend crepe adhe...
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1980s Evening Dresses

1980's Royal Blue Silk Taffeta Cocktail Dress With Back Bow and Crinoline
1980's royal blue silk taffeta fitted strapless cocktail dress by Arnold Scaasi. The neckline is very architectural and finishes with two points. The front is fitted across the bodic...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Demi Couture Gunmetal Silver Grey Silk Taffeta Vintage Dress and Purse Bag
Beautiful 50s demi couture gunmetal / silver gray silk taffeta dress and handbag ensemble ! Features a beautiful gunmetal color with just the right amount of slight sheen. Flowers pr...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

c.1981-82 Yves Saint Laurent Grey Silk Taffeta Dress w Lace Netting & Sequin Det
I am so in love with this dress. The lines of it are pure Yves Saint Laurent for this time period and it is just extraordinary. The dress is made from a combination of a deep silver ...
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1980s Evening Dresses

Chris Van Wyk Vintage 1980s Lavender + Pink Silk Taffeta Avant Garde 80s Dress
Amazing 1980s dress from hard to find designer CHRIS VAN WYK! Couture quality, with heavy attention to detail. Lavender body, with light pink sash that loops through on the drop skir...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Gigi Young Salmon Coral Pink Silk Taffeta Vintage 50s Fit n Flare Dress
Beautiful 1950s GIG YOUNG salmon / coral pink silk taffeta fit n' flare 3/4 sleeves dress! Features a wonderful flattering tailored bodice with a forgiving full skirt, which could al...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

1950s Grey + Black Silk Plaid Taffeta Fit n Flare Short Sleeve Vintage 50s Dress
Pretty 1950s silk taffeta short puff sleeve dress! Features a grey metallic backdrop with black plaid printed throughout. Fitted tailored bodice with ruffles along the neckline. Chic...
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1950s Cocktail Dresses

Jenny Packham Changeant Silk Taffeta and Lace Strapless
Jenny Packham changeant silk taffeta and lace strapless cocktail dress with large stole. Pinky-orange iridiscent silk taffeta is used against a black cotton bustier. Small jet crysta...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Victoria Royal Beaded Magenta Silk Taffeta Evening Dress
Magical magenta! The fully embellished bodice on this C.1980 Victoria Royal dress is an amazing design of well placed sequins, beads and tulle rosettes. The voluminous dark magenta...
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1980s Ball Gowns

GUY LAROCHE 1970's Black Silk Taffeta Boho Dress With Belt
Vintage 70's silk taffeta boho dress by Guy laroche French size 42
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Saint Laurent Emerald Green Velvet Silk Taffeta Ruffle Dress YSL, 1980s
Coming off of his highly successful global-inspired collections of the late 1970s, YSL’s 1980 collection paid one more homage in the silhouettes to the Opium and Russian collection b...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent silk taffeta plum ruffled evening dress, ss 1978
Yves Saint Laurent silk taffeta plum blouse and skirt evening ensemble. Blouse with drawstring collar, bow fastening, and balloon sleeves with elasticated cuff. High waisted tiered ...
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Oscar de la Renta Red Silk Taffeta Dress with Rose Detail - 6
This Oscar de la Renta red silk taffeta dress is sleeveless with a drop waist and pleating at the beginning of the skirt. This dress also has a ruffle that leads into a rose along th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses and Gowns

Valentino Backless Red Silk Taffeta and Printed Silk Dress, 1984 - 1985
This Valentino is from 1984-85 season and is particularly lovely with its intricate construction and mix of fabric and print. I have had a one shoulder version of this dress in the s...
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1980s Evening Gowns

1950s Palm Beach Estate handmade black silk taffeta & lace evening gown
1950s handmade black silk taffeta & lace evening gown 1950s...This dress is from one of the last great old Palm Beach Florida estates, back when live in dressmakers were the rule of ...
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1950s Evening Dresses

RICHARD TYLER Dress - Gown - Purple Silk Taffeta Gathered Rosette
Vintage RICHARD TYLER COUTURE evening gown comes in fuchsia purple iridescent silk taffeta and features a gathered bustline, fitted body with draped side, spaghetti straps, and roset...
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21st Century and Contemporary Ball Gowns

Lanvin Haute Couture Silk Taffeta Halter
Lanvin Haute Couture Silk Taffeta Halter. Simple and flattering halter neckline is held by a wide band of black silk velvet trimmed with bright green satin ribbon. The motif is repea...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture black silk taffeta evening dress, fw 1971
Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture black silk taffeta evening dress. - Puff shoulders with ruched sleeves - High neck with accordion pleated ruffled trim - Full skirt with accordion p...
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld black silk taffeta pleated evening dress, ss 1986
Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld; black silk taffeta evening dress. Bustier with horizontal pleats, internal boing, box pleated peplum and draped shoulder strap with decorative bow fastening...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Jean Louis Scherrer Vintage Black Silk Taffeta V-Neck Dress with Lace Trim
1980's Jean Louis Scherrer black silk taffeta v-neck dress with velvet and ruffled lace trim and featuring a tiered skirt w/velvet ribbon and ruffled lace trim. In very good to excel...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Lanvin Haute Couture silk taffeta off-the-shoulder evening dress, circa 1976
Lanvin Haute Couture evening dress, circa 1976. Striped pattern in blue, purple, red and black, elasticated cuffs and collar, off-the-shoulder design, two open pockets on the side se...
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Victoria Vintage Strapless Gown in Red Blue and Purple Silk and Taffeta, 1980s
This is a really wonderful vintage strapless red, blue and purple dress made in Hong Kong in the 1980's with the Victoria label. The dress has a ruched floral silk chiffon bodice an...
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1980s Evening Dresses

F/W 1986 Yves Saint Laurent Black Silk Taffeta Full Skirted Dress
This is an exceptional Yves Saint Laurent designed silk taffeta dress from the Fall 1986 collection. The same dress in a moire Silk Taffeta was featured in the catalogue that year an...
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1980s Evening Gowns

Loris Azzaro Vintage Purple + Green Silk Taffeta Evening Gown or Dress
Beautiful vintage evening gown by Loris Azzaro in a deep purple silk taffeta fabric with a green silk taffeta empire waist detail. Partially lined with rear zip and hook closure. Bui...
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1970s Evening Gowns

Givenchy Black Velvet and Green Taffeta Silk Bow Evening Dress, 1980s
Striking doesn't even begin to describe it! Fabulous maxi full length evening dress by the one and only Hubert de Givenchy! The green taffeta silk has a slight iridescent duochrome p...
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1980s Evening Gowns

Runway 1981 Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Grey Silk Taffeta Ruffle Dress
This extraordinary dress by Marc Bohan for Dior is very well documented. A version walked the catwalk that season worn by none other than Ines de la Fressange and it was also photoed...
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1980s Evening Gowns

Vintage Ronald Amey Evening Gown Black Lace and Silk Taffeta Formal Dress M
This black lace and taffeta evening gown was made by Ronald Amey in the 1970s and is absolutely gorgeous. The bodice features black floral lace with netting underneath, and the the ...
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1970s Evening Gowns

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