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Vintage 1980s Halston Dress

Regular price £250.00 GBP
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Exquisite and rare piece to aquire and never find again this 1980s has been made under the US label Halston III. Roy Halston was the iconic US designer who began as a milliner for Jackie Kennedy.  He moved to New York and his designs became the synonymous with the high octane glamour of the hedonistic club Studio 54. The brand success continued into the 80s and designs were created for the high end department stores of 5th Ave and Rodeo Drive and this is the era this creation. This clearly has been influenced by the high profile designers of the era of this time Saint Laurent and Lacroix. You would really need to be a vintage expert not think this is Y S L. This dress is silk gold lame of  set to acrushed velvet skirt.  This dress is in pristine immaculate conditon for its age and the sequin and embellished diamond rosette adds more glamour to the design.  The sleeves are puffed and bolstered with shoulder padding to elevate the drama of the puff sleeve  

Size UK Size 12 and will work for a size 10. But has scope to be altered to a 10 or an 8 if you are tall


Waist 31 inches 

Bust  42 inches

Length 33 inches

Designer Halston III  


Size Guide

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XXS 6 32 80.5 25 62.5 6 36 2
XS 8 33 83 26-27 65 8 38 4
Small 10 35 88 28-29 70 10 40 6
Medium 12 37 93 30-31 75 12 42 10
Large 14 39 98 32 80 14 44 12
Xlarge 16 41 103 33 85 16 48 14


How we measure

Our items are measured flat and we use a tape measure.

Bust - measure at armpit to pit and then double

Waist/Width - measured at the natural waist of width then double

Length - measured at the middle of the tip of the shoulder to the end of the garment

Mannequin & Model

Both our mannequins are a UK size 6-8 and stand 5ft 7 inches tall

Jen is a UK Size 10



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Free Collection  -  available for orders in Liverpool (collect from West Derby)


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Rest of the World

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