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Zuhair Murad Haute Couture VIntage Tiger Print Silk Evening Gown w Inner Corset
By Zuhair Murad
Located in San Francisco, CA
Zuhair Murad Haute Couture VIntage Tiger Print Silk Evening Gown with Inner Corset. This is spectacular. There is an inner boned corset and train. Trimmed in some type of reptile, I'...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Evening Dresses and Gowns

Christian Dior Vintage Haute Couture Silk Satin Corset Sculpted Gown
By Christian Dior Haute Couture
Located in London, GB
Custom made Haute Couture Christian Dior Vintage gown. Inbuilt corset. Sweetheart neckline. Rippling silk satin sculpted gown with fishtail hem. Concealed zip down the back. Size: ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Gowns

Vintage Ted Lapidus Haute Couture Silver Metallic Sexy Cut Out Gown
By Ted Lapidus, Ted Lapidus Haute Couture
Located in Chicago, IL
Gorgeous vintage Ted Lapidus Haute Couture cut-out gown in metallic silver. Features sexy cut-outs at bust, with draping in the back. Avant Garde style, with acordian-like pleating. ...
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1990s Evening Gowns

Max Nugus Haute Couture 1990s Size 8 Pink + Brown Ombre Chiffon Vintage 90s Gown
By Max Nugus Haute Couture, Max Nugus
Located in Chicago, IL
Gorgeous 1990s MAX NUGUS HAUTE COUTURE ombre beaded silk chiffon full length evening dress! Warm colors of pink, peach and brown. Strapless underlay with an attached intricately bead...
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1990s Evening Gowns

Christian Dior Vintage Haute Couture Silk Embellished Gown
By Christian Dior
Located in London, GB
Christian Dior pink silk gown featuring two layers of silk. A silk slip illussion with silk chiffon layered on top. Embellished halter-neck straps. 100% Silk. Size: Small (UK 6/8, U...
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20th Century Evening Gowns

Vintage 1967 Christian Dior Haute Couture Bubblegum Pink Silk One-Shoulder Gown
By Marc Bohan, Christian Dior Haute Couture
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
We are pleased to offer this iconic gown from the Christian Dior collection of 1967. The House of Dior has been an enduring icon of Haute-Couture. While the House of Dior is still a...
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1960s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1955 Pierre Balmain Couture Ivory Beaded Embroidered Silk Bridal Gown
By Pierre Balmain Haute Couture
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking mid-1950's ivory silk satin ballgown attributed to Pierre Balmain. This iconic designer created a very sculptural quality which was always allied with a ladylike essence...
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1950s Ball Gowns

Vintage 1998 Pierre Balmain Haute Couture Sheer Illusion Appliqué Lace Gown
By Pierre Balmain Haute Couture, Oscar De La Renta
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Pierre Balmain haute couture runway gown from when Oscar de la Renta was head designer. The House of Balmain always creates a very sculptural quality which is allied wit...
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1990s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage Nina Ricci Haute Couture 1980s Avant Garde Linen + Silk Strapless Gown
By Nina Ricci
Located in Chicago, IL
Gorgeous Avant Garde NINA RICCI Haute Couture 1980s / 80s black and marigold polka dot strapless evening gown! Features a unique, yet brilliant fabric blend of Irish linen, rayon and...
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1980s Evening Gowns

Vintage 1965 Pierre Cardin Haute Couture Beaded Green Silk Chiffon Caftan Gown
By Pierre Cardin
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Spectacular 1965 Pierre Cardin haute-couture designer gown in the prettiest emerald-green lined silk-chiffon. In 1951 Cardin opened his own couture house and by 1957, he started a re...
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1960s Evening Gowns

Bill Blass Haute Couture Silver Sequin Vintage Mermaid Gown New w/ Tags $7,250
By Bill Blass
Located in Chicago, IL
Stunning vintage Bill Blass haute couture gown, brand new with original tags from the Bill Blass showroom for $7,250. All-over sequins, with sexy flutter sleeves. Features built in b...
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1990s Evening Gowns

Azzedine Alaïa Vintage Haute Couture Velvet Draped Gown
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in London, GB
This rich navy-blue Alaïa sleeveless silk velvet gown is crafted in Italy from silk with a high draped neckline and concealed low-back. Toni Morrison once wrote that ‘velvet is like ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses

Vintage 1962 Christian Dior Haute Couture Pink Textured Silk Dress & Bow Jacket
By Marc Bohan, Christian Dior Haute Couture
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking museum-quality Christian Dior Haute Couture two piece ensemble dating back to their Fall-Winter 1962 collection. While the House of Dior is still a thriving business tod...
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1960s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1970 Christian Dior Haute Couture Ombre Chiffon Billow-Sleeve Dress Set
By Marc Bohan, Christian Dior Haute Couture
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
The House of Dior has been an enduring icon of Haute-Couture. While the House of Dior is still a thriving business today, Dior's untimely death in 1957 left the fashion world without...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1972 Pierre Balmain Haute-Couture Floral Silk Scarf-Neck Dress & Jacket
By Pierre Balmain, Pierre Balmain Haute Couture
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Pierre Balmain Paris haute couture ensemble dating back to his 1972 Spring/Summer collection. Pierre Balmain worked under Robert Pigiuet, Molyneux, and Lucian Lelong, wh...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Zuhair Murad Haute Couture VIntage Tiger Print Silk Evening Gown w Inner Corset
By Zuhair Murad
Located in San Francisco, CA
Zuhair Murad Haute Couture VIntage Tiger Print Silk Evening Gown with Inner Corset. This is spectacular. There is an inner boned corset and train. Trimmed in some type of reptile, I'...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Evening Dresses and Gowns

Vintage Pierre Balmain Haute Couture Black Silk Chiffon Evening Gown No.173.195
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Pierre Balmain haute couture No. 173.195 black silk chiffon evening gown with a halter neckline, interior nude-colored bodice with boning and ruffled mermaid style hemline. I...
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20th Century Evening Dresses and Gowns

Jean-Louis Sherrer Haute Couture Vintage Sheer Embellished Lace Evening Dress
By Jean-Louis Scherrer
Located in San Francisco, CA
Jean Louis Sherrer Haute Couture Vintage Sheer Embellished Lace Evening Dress. Numbered Haute Couture evening dress from Jean Louis Sherrer Paris. The lace bodice is entirely trimmed...
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1960s Evening Dresses

Vintage Givenchy Numbered Haute Couture Black Strapless Ruffled Gown, 1970s
By Givenchy
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Established in 1952, the house of Givenchy has become renowned as one of the quintessential fashion houses associated with the drama and opulence of haute couture. In addition to bei...
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Vintage 1950's Lanvin Castillo Haute Couture Watercolor Floral Silk Print Gown
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Exceptional Jeanne Lanvin Castillo haute couture watercolor floral gown dating back to the early 1950's. According to two fashion experts, this designer label with the red 'Paris' wa...
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1950s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1990 Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture Chocolate Silk Strapless Gown
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Yves Saint Laurent Haute-Couture gown from his iconic 1990 spring-summer documented collection. It is insanely chic with its fluid femme fatale construction. The fabric ...
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1990s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1977 Christian Dior Haute Couture Beaded Sequin Peach Silk Capelet Dress
By Christian Dior Haute Couture, Marc Bohan
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
The House of Dior has been an enduring icon of haute couture. When the talented Marc Bohan took over as head designer in 1960, he continued the Dior tradition of elegant design. This...
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1970s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage 1981 Chanel Haute Couture Light Blue Floral Beaded Chiffon Gown & Cape
By Chanel
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Chanel is known to be one of the most luxurious and decadent fashion houses in the world. This breathtaking powder blue gown with matching full-length cape from their 1981 Spring-Sum...
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1980s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1989 Gianni Versace Haute Couture Beaded Circus Novelty Gown and Shawl
By Versace, Gianni Versace
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
An exceptional and museum quality Gianni Versace hand-beaded gown and matching full-length shawl dating back to his famous 1989 haute couture collection. This one-of-a-kind ensemble ...
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1980s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1973 Pierre Balmain Haute-Couture Embroidered Black Organza Cut-Out Gown
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Exquisite Pierre Balmain Haute-Couture embroidered eyelet silk organza and velvet gown dating back to his opulent 1973 fall/winter collection. This iconic designer created a very scu...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1970 Pierre Balmain Haute Couture Purple Velvet Gown & Full-Length Cape
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Pierre Balmain Haute-Couture royal purple velvet and black silk 'Copenhague' ensemble dating back to his opulent 1970 collection. This iconic designer created a very scu...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1979 Givenchy Haute-Couture Navy & Ivory Satin Off-Shoulder Ruffle Gown
By Givenchy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Givenchy, the name itself evokes glamour, refined elegance, simplicity and style. Givenchy's trademark of sculpted lines and luxurious fabrics make his work easily recognizable. This...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1977 Givenchy Haute Couture Metallic Gold Silk Long-Sleeve Plunge Gown
By Givenchy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Givenchy, the name itself evokes glamour, refined elegance, simplicity and style. Givenchy's trademark of sculpted lines and luxurious fabrics make his work easily recognizable. This...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1973 Pierre Balmain Haute Couture Navy Silk Pleated Petal Collar Gown
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Pierre Balmain designer navy blue gown dating back to the 1973 fall-winter collection. Pierre Balmain worked under Robert Pigiuet, Molyneux, and Lucian Lelong, where he ...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1957 Pierre Balmain Haute Couture Black Velvet Olive Silk Strapless Gown
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Beautiful Pierre Balmain haute couture evening gown ensemble dating back to his fall-winter 1957 collection. Pierre Balmain worked under Robert Pigiuet, Molyneux, and Lucian Lelong, ...
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1950s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1979 Yves Saint Laurent Haute-Couture Red Dotted Silk Backless Gown
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Yves Saint Laurent Haute-Couture gown from his iconic 1979 spring-summer collection. It is insanely chic with its unique flamenco flutter. The fabric is a luxurious red ...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1977 Givenchy Haute Couture Metallic Gold Silk Long-Sleeve Plunge Gown
By Givenchy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Givenchy, the name itself evokes glamour, refined elegance, simplicity and style. Givenchy's trademark of sculpted lines and luxurious fabrics make his work easily recognizable. This...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1975 Madame Grès Haute Couture Mocha Pleated Silk-Jersey Cut Out Gown
By Madame Gres
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Gorgeous and incredibility rare Madame Grès haute couture heavily pleated silk-jersey gown dating back to her 1975 Autumn-Winter collection. Madame Grès felt that the true job of the...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1989 Yves Saint Laurent Haute-Couture Cobalt Blue Silk Off-Shoulder Gown
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Yves Saint Laurent Haute-Couture gown from his iconic 1989 spring-summer documented collection. It is insanely chic with its fluid grecian goddess construction. The fabr...
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1980s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1954 Marie Latz Haute-Couture Blue Silk Gown & Jacket Worn by Yma Sumac
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
A truly breathtaking and one-of-a-kind couture creation by German couture designer Marie Latz. This special ensemble was custom made for Yma Sumac's sold out 1954 performance in Berl...
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1950s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage Christian Lacroix Vintage Haute Couture Pouf Dress
By Christian Lacroix
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Product Details: Vintage Haute Couture Pouf Dress by Christian Lacroix 1980's Can Can style Strapless bodice with boning Ribbon texture detailing Yellow silk satin skirt Black Fren...
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Late 20th Century Evening Dresses and Gowns

Givenchy Haute Couture Black Multi Color Dots Vintage Silk Dress
By Hubert de Givenchy, Givenchy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Vintage Givenchy Couture black silk matelasse cocktail dress with asymmetrical neckline and multi color irregular shaped dots in yellow, red, purple and green. On the front of the d...
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1980s Evening Dresses

Vintage 1990 Givenchy Haute-Couture Sapphire Blue Draped Silk Velvet Dress
By Givenchy Couture, Givenchy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Givenchy, the name itself evokes glamour, refined elegance, simplicity and style. Givenchy's trademark of sculpted lines and luxurious fabrics make his work easily recognizable. This...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Renato Balestra Italian Haute Couture Vintage Beaded Evening Dress, 1980s
By Renato Balestra
Located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Renato Balestra Italian Couture Vintage Heavily Beaded Evening Gown, 1980s Estimated Size: UK 8/ US 4/ EU 36. Please check measurements. Bust - 32” / 81cm Waist - 26” / 66cm Hips ...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Givenchy Att Haute Couture Vintage Purple Pink Floral Silk Dress & Atelier Hat
By Givenchy
Located in Portland, OR
Givenchy Haute Couture Vintage Purple Pink Floral Silk Dress. This is an absolutely gorgeous silk gazar couture dress in an oversized poppy floral print. The dress is missing the Giv...
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1980s Evening Dresses

Louis Feraud Haute Couture Heavily Hand Beaded Vintage Evening Dress, 1980s
By Louis Feraud
Located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Louis Feraud Haute Couture Heavily Hand Beaded Vintage Evening Dress, 1980s Estimated Size: UK 6-8/ US 2-4/ EU 34-36. Please check measurements. Bust - 32” / 81cm Waist - 25” / 6...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Christian Dior Haute Couture Dress Numbered in Navy Blue Silk Chiffon XS
By Christian Dior
Located in Portland, OR
This is an exquisite vintage 2 piece 100% silk chiffon dress from Christian Dior. The dress is numbered 24396 and has the black Paris label with white writing. This is a beautiful ...
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20th Century Evening Dresses

1960s Pierre Cardin Haute Couture Space Age Mod Black Wool Vintage 60s Dress
By Pierre Cardin
Located in Chicago, IL
Rare and Iconic 1960s PIERRE CARDIN Haute Couture black Space Age midi dress! Features panels of lined black wool that look amazing with movement! Fitted bodice with a flattering A-L...
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1960s Evening Dresses

Vintage 1940's Jeanne Lanvin Haute-Couture Black Lace Strapless Asymmetric Dress
By Jeanne Lanvin
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Jeanne Lanvin haute couture black Chantilly-lace dress dating back to the mid 1940's. Lanvin was recognized for her innovative approach to fashion as well as for her fin...
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1940s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1975 Chanel Haute-Couture Metallic Pleated Graphic Silk Belted Dress
By Chanel
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Chanel is known to be one of the most luxurious and decadent fashion houses in the world. This breathtaking metallic-gold graphic black and white silk dress from her 1975 Fall/Winter...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1964 Balenciaga Haute Couture Metallic Pink Beaded Silk Strapless Dress
By Cristóbal Balenciaga
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
A stunning and incredibly rare Balenciaga metallic-gold brocaded pink silk evening dress from his 1964 Spring-Summer collection. Cristobal Balenciaga began his life's work in fashion...
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1960s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1979 Givenchy Haute-Couture Metallic Gold & Black Burnout Velvet Dress
By Givenchy
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Givenchy, the name itself evokes glamour, refined elegance, simplicity and style. Givenchy's trademark of sculpted lines and luxurious fabrics make his work easily recognizable. This...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1935 House of Worth Haute-Couture Beaded Velvet & Silk Illusion Dress
By House of Worth
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
This superlative couture beaded art-deco dress by The House of Worth is in a class of its own. Charles Frederick Worth died in 1895, when Jean-Philippe became head designer. For at ...
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1930s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1971 Pierre Balmain Haute-Couture Beaded Blue Velvet Jumpsuit and Jacket
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Exquisite Pierre Balmain Haute-Couture dark blue silk-velvet jumpsuit ensemble dating back to his opulent 1971 collection. This iconic designer created a very sculptural quality whic...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1959 Yves Saint Laurent for Christian Dior Haute-Couture Satin Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
We are pleased to offer this important and incredibly rare documented party dress from the Christian Dior Couture collection of 1959 when Yves Saint Laurent was head designer. Yves S...
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1950s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1973 Chanel Haute Couture Black Guipure Lace & Velvet Long-Sleeve Dress
By Chanel
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Chanel is known to be one of the most luxurious and decadent fashion houses in the world. This breathtaking black guipure crochet-lace and velvet cocktail dress ensemble from her 197...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1974 Christian Dior Haute Couture Navy Pleated Silk Cutwork Dress Set
By Marc Bohan, Christian Dior
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
A gorgeous Christian Dior Haute Couture navy-blue deco cutwork ensemble dating back to their 1974 spring/summer collection. Charlotte Rampling is famously photographed by Helmut Newt...
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1970s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 2003 Christian Dior Haute-Couture Red Beaded Silk Kimono Sleeve Dress
By Christian Dior, John Galliano
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Christian Dior is probably the best known name in high fashion since the late 1940's. This breathtaking garment from John Galliano's iconic 2003 collection is a perfect example of wh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1967 Pierre Balmain Haute-Couture Beaded Lesage Satin Dress and Jacket
By Pierre Balmain
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Pierre Balmain Paris cocktail dress set dating back to his 1967 Fall/Winter collection. Pierre Balmain worked under Robert Pigiuet, Molyneux, and Lucian Lelong, where he...
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1960s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1955 Maggy Rouff Haute-Couture Brown Sheer Illusion Chantilly Lace Dress
By Maggy Rouff
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Beautiful chocolate brown chantilly-lace cocktail by the famous House of Maggy Rouff dating back to the mid 1950's. Harmony and simplicity were cornerstones of Maggy Rouff's belief i...
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1950s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Vintage 1961 Eisa Balenciaga Haute Couture Black Silk Sculpted Bow Cut-Out Dress
By Eisa, Cristóbal Balenciaga
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
A gorgeous Balenciaga Eisa textured black silk cut-out cocktail dress from his 1961 haute couture collection. Cristobal Balenciaga began his life's work in fashion at a very young ag...
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1960s Aesthetic Evening Dresses

Givenchy Haute Couture Vintage Midnight Blue Silk Faux Wrap Dress No 78026
By Givenchy
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Ca.1987 Givenchy haute couture midnight blue silk faux wrap dress with a cowl neckline and draping at the waist. Each cuff features a decorative hexagonal embellishment with prong-se...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Haute Couture Vintage Ethnic Caftan w/ Intricate Beading + Rhinestones Museum
Located in Chicago, IL
This is one for the museums! Absolutely INCREDIBLE vintage haute couture silk caftan! Words cannot even begin to describe the beauty, and workmanship of this rare beauty. Designed by...
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Late 20th Century Caftans

Vintage 1975 Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture Documented Metallic Lamé Caftan
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Yves Saint Laurent Haute-Couture documented caftan gown fashioned in a the most beautiful light-weight metallic print golden lamé silk. A similar version was featured on...
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1970s Caftans

Givenchy Haute Couture 1970s Exaggerated Houndstooth Bishop Sleeve Vintage Dress
By Hubert de Givenchy, Givenchy
Located in Chicago, IL
Amazing vintage 70s GIVENCHY HAUTE COUTURE exaggerated houndstooth bishop sleeve silk dress! Features vibrant colors of fuchsia pink, blue, grey and black throughout. Ties at neck ca...
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1970s Cocktail Dresses

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Vintage Haute Couture Evening Gowns For Sale on 1stDibs

Find an extraordinary variety of vintage haute couture evening gowns available on 1stDibs. For vintage haute couture evening gowns, Black is a pretty popular color, but we also have Black, Gray, Beige and protectString (more) in stock now. Finding the perfect accessories for you may mean sifting through those that were made during different time periods — popular versions of these were made as early as the 20th Century and a newer one, made as recently as the 21st Century, can also be found on the site. Finding appealing vintage haute couture evening gowns such as these — no matter the origin — is easy, but Givenchy, Pierre Balmain and Christian Dior each produced popular versions that are worth a look. There aren’t many items for unisex if you’re seeking these accessories, as most of the options available are for men and women.

How Much are Vintage Haute Couture Evening Gowns?

Prices for vintage haute couture evening gowns can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $569 and can go as high as $50,000, while these items, on average, fetch $2,800.

Finding the Right Evening Dresses 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 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.