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Vintage 1980s Motorcycle denim dress

Vintage 1980s Motorcycle denim dress

Regular price £140.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £140.00 GBP
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Introducing our Replica Dark Denim Motorcycle Dress inspired by the iconic 1986 design by Azzedine Alaïa. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this dress captures the essence of vintage fashion with a modern twist. Made from high-quality dark denim, this replica features a form-fitting silhouette with a stretch waistband, ensuring a comfortable and flattering fit for a range of sizes.

Embellished with luxurious gold studs around the collar, this dress adds a touch of glamour to the classic motorcycle-inspired design. The structured bodice and short skirt pay homage to the original silhouette, while the addition of the stretch waistband enhances versatility and ease of wear for a range of sizes and gives comfortability.

This an exciting piece of 80s fashion history as this was created as a result of the legendary Alaïa denim motorcycle dress of 1986! This wasn't just a dress; it was a fashion revolution. Arriving at the dawn of power dressing and the breakdown of gender boundaries, it redefined denim with its bold, motorcycle-inspired design. Crafted from luxurious denim, it sculpted the body with the precision of a biker jacket, zippers tracing daring lines down the sides and across the bust. given that the original now sells at auction for many thousands this dress is an excellent find in the style of the original. 


Suitable for the below sizes based on your preferred styling.



U.K.  8 10 12 14


US    6 8 10 12


US     36 38 40 42


Measurements below in inches. Please note Bust and Width/Waist have been doubled.


Bust 40


Width/waist 33 


Length 35


Excellent Condition


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All our vintage is curated and subject to the highest quality standard and restored and repaired to give the best experience possible.  We are reputable seller, serving the fashion industry celebrities and providing costumes for TV and film.

Unless stated please do not expect perfection, as vintage garments are not new and have had another life and still may minor flaw here or there.Vintage sizes are not the same as, we measure and equivalent our garments to modern day sizing.

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.


Bust - Measured by doubling the width from armpit to armpit across the front of the garment.

Waist - Measured by doubling the width from one side of the waistband to the other.

Sleeve - Measured from the shoulder to the cuff. Shoulder - Measured from shoulder seam to shoulder seam.

Length - Measured from the collar or top mid of the shoulder to the garment's hem.

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


How we measure

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

Bust - Measured by doubling the width from armpit to armpit across the front of the garment.

Waist - Measured by doubling the width from one side of the waistband to the other.

Length - Measured from the collar or top of the shoulder to the garment's hem.

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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