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Iconic Thierry Mugler Vintage 1981 Black Velvet Peplum Vampire Dress

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This iconic Thierry Mugler creation, famously known as the "Vampire" dress, made its debut in 1981 and has since been donned in different variations by celebrities such as Claudia Schiffer, Natalie Portman, Dua Lipa, Alexa Demie, and Sydney Sweeney. Currently, this same dress is proudly exhibited at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and was a part of the Thierry Mugler: Couturissime exhibition in the Brooklyn Museum. A true testament to Mugler's unparalleled artistry, the dress is a masterpiece of design. Its features include gravity-defying low puff sleeves, a classic Mugler bustier-style top adorned with intricate "eye lash" detailing and a daring deep-V cut, and a captivating hi-low peplum. Its impeccable structure is accentuated by a waist-cinching corset, ensuring an exquisite silhouette. With concealed hook-and-eye closures and a discreet hidden zip, every detail of this garment speaks to Mugler's commitment to flawless craftsmanship. The dress is in very good condition with no obvious flaws.  Labeled in size FR38, we estimate it to comfortably fit a modern day size FR34-FR36, please use the measurements as a guide for the best fit: bust 36", waist 25", hips 36", length 37", sleeve 9".
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    Length: 37 in (93.98 cm)Marked Size: FR38 (EU)Bust: 36 in (91.44 cm)Waist: 25 in (63.5 cm)Hip: 36 in (91.44 cm)
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    Jersey City, NJ
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    1stDibs: LU3222222255532
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