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Oscar de la Renta Black Silk Taffeta Pleated Ruffle Cocktail Dress, 1980s


Having worked for internationally renowned couturiers before launching his own successful brand, Oscar de la Renta established a long legacy of opulent and stylish fashion. De la Renta’s designs are balanced with the perfect amount of pizazz for the poised yet exciting woman.

These features are illustrated in this 1980s pleated cocktail dress. Done in a black silk taffeta, the dress is composed of a horizontally pleated bodice with a moderate hourglass silhouette. From the hipline, a two-tiered pleated skirt adds a contrasting volume to the simplicity of the bodice.

This little black dress is perfect for parties or a cocktail event and is complimentary of various body types. Additionally, this dress can be paired with a number of accessories making it versatile and allowing for many wears for years to come.

Size estimate: Small


Bust: 31 inches

Waist: 28 inches

Hips: 36 inches

Length: 37 inches

The dress is fully lined and the tiered skirt is supported by a tulle underskirt. It closes at centre back with a concealed zip. In excellent condition, this dress has been professionally eco dry cleaned and pressed. High-quality vintage pieces like this are yours to live in and love while increasing in value every year. It’s never too soon to start collecting them, as an investment in your wardrobe—and in yourself.

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