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Vintage 1980s Dramatic puff sleeve black gothic Velvet Sheer Statement Blouse

Vintage 1980s Dramatic puff sleeve black gothic Velvet Sheer Statement Blouse

Regular price £75.00 GBP
Regular price £120.00 GBP Sale price £75.00 GBP
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What to wear for your next event, a one of a kind unique statement jacket of course. Statement pieces are all you need to create a wow outfit!   

Incredible dramtic statement silk jacket from the 1980s in our favourite vintage fabric. l am always excited to find examples and  this  is extra special because  it is extremely flattering once on.  This style emulates so many fashion designer greats.  

It is made of a sheer lightweight slub silk fabric, that is in immaculate condition in only black  but gives this item that distinct vintage lived in feel that we all covet. But it's thesleeves that are in a league of their own.  with their pleat design at the shoulder to give that dramatic shape, bolstered with shoulder pads and the lace and appliqué fabric is what exaggerates the sleeves and brings it all together with leg o mutton cuffs and black satin rosettes. Intricate gothic Lily flours and fringe beads adorn the form of the jacket, again on the most exquisite vintage condition. This is such an incredible vintage piece packed with so many vintage details it will not disappoint the discerning vintage collection. It  is a piece that really needs very little styling as its a true classic that has a life of its own when on.  Style with this seasons fettish leggings or leather pants for your next night out or simply denim. 

U.K. size 12 

US size 8

EU size 40

Can be worn by sizes 8 10  12 14 - Depending on preferred fit for more information on international sizes please see the tab below

Bust 42  pit to pit

Waist up to 34 inches when stretched

Length 22inches shoulder to end of garment

Condition excellent




Size Guide

We take pride in providing accurate measurements with an approximation of modern UK with an International equivalent size chart below sizing to help you when choosing  your purchase and  will fit properly  as often vintage sizes differ significantly from modern sizes. 

It is also very helpful if you are aware of your own particular dimensions. If you're not sure, you may easily approximate them by measuring an item of clothes from your own wardrobe that fits well and is laid flat.

Measure the waist flat across  and for the bust from pit to pit in inches and then double it  Length is measured from middle of the shoulder to the end of the garment. 

We measure all our items flat and use the guide below

If you need further help please get in touch and we can give you advice on the best size and fit through the chat facility on the website, just press the green CHAT with us button

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




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Standard Service £7.50 untracked

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Rest of the World

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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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