Vintage Norma Kamali 80s Avant Garde Blue Velvet Dress Poet Sleeves

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This is an extraordinary 1980's vintage dress from Norma Kamali. This avant garde rayon and silk vintage midnight blue velvet dress has a lined skirt portion and elastic gathering at the empire waist line. I particularly love the Elizabethan poet style sleeves, and the fact that the hemline is shorter in the front and the neckline can be worn off or on the shoulders. A fabulous vintage dress from an important designer who always adds just the right twist to her garments to make them interesting! Though this is labeled a size 8, it is always best to review measurements carefully, as sizes vary between manufacturers and eras. This dress is in excellent condition.

Made in the USA.

BUST: 36”
WAIST: 26”
LENGTH: 31”
SLEEVES from shoulder seam: 22”

Details

  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Marked Size
    8 (US)
  • Seller Location
    Portland, OR
  • Reference Number
    LU2232983262
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Located in Portland, OR

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