This black and silver sequined body-hugging boned bustier bodice formal event dress from the 80s has 3 deep layers of taffeta ruffles as the skirt.
This has a huge ruffled flower at the (wearer's) left hip.
Has skinny spaghetti straps, or they could be slipped inside the bodice and you can go strapless.
We're offering this as a costume item because when you inspect the sequins up really close, they appear marred; maybe scratched is a better descriptor.
The thing is, from even a few feet away, this presents perfectly. For stage? or a costume? or to be worn in a darkened nightclub? it appears to be flawless.
Label: Alyce Designs
Bust: up to 34"
Around top of dropped waistline: 33"
Length from underarm to dropped waist line: 13.5"
Length from underarm to hem: 38"
No fiber labels, it is a synthetic.
*nightclub, lounge or wedding singer : add an old time microphone (or a cardboard one made to look like it), super long to-the shoulder gloves, flashy jewelry...
* flamenco dancer: add a fan, a mantilla headpiece, and/or lace shawl, low-heeled stomping shoes...bright red lipstick and a big smile!
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