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Vintage 1980s Velvet and Gold Bubble Hem PuffBall Dress

Vintage 1980s Velvet and Gold Bubble Hem PuffBall Dress

Regular price £85.00 GBP
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Exquisite and rare piece to aquire and never find again this 1980s bubble hem has  clearly has been influenced by by the designs of the high profile designers of the era Saint Laurent and Lacroix. This dress is silk gold lame juxtaposed with a contrasting black velvet bodice and puff sleeves but the wow factor is the oversized bow front and centre. .  The skirt hem has been full restored along with the bow and repositioning of it’s location to make it now. This dress is in pristine immaculate conditon for its age.  The sleeves are puffed and trimmed with velevef to elevate the drama of a the sleeve.  

Size UK Size 8


Waist 28 inches 

Bust  32 inches

Length 33 inches

Designer Unsigned 


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


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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