WHAT | This vintage plunge velvet dress by Oscar De La Renta offers effortless elegance. With a deep v-neckline, this dress features a fitted bodice adorned with buttons ending in a flared textured skirt. Fully lined, it is secured with a zipper that runs almost the length of the back of the dress and secured by three hook an eye clasps on the neckline. There is minimal give in the fabric. US Size 8 measuring 89 cm in length, and roughly 47 cm wide across the front of the chest and roughly 37 cm across the front of the waist. Please note these measurements are taken from seam to seam across the front of the dress only. The length of the sleeve is 57 cm in length.
WEAR | This vintage piece hails from the eighties and has been beautifully well preserved. Due to being in storage we recommend dry cleaning up on receipt. There are some very minor signs of wear on the textured detailing of the skirt by way of fraying which could easily be trimmed. The zipper runs smoothly and the lining has been well maintained. All buttons are secured and accounted for. The Oscar De La Renta label is intact with the exception of the top left hand corner which could use a small stitch.
WHEN | The silhouette and incredible textures of this dress make it the perfect winter evening ensemble.
WHY | Founded in 1965, Oscar De Le Renta is a New York based fashion brand renowned for his sophisticated and elegant dresses.