Make an entrance in this stunning vintage dress that has never been worn!
This dress was made in the USA during the 1980s by “Karen Lucas for Niki”. It is made of non-stretch 100% cotton and is constructed of the highest quality! The size is marked as a vintage size 14, but it would best fit modern women’s US sizes 8-10. Please see measurements below to guarantee fit.
This dress is new old stock, and has never been worn! The tags are still attached, indicating that the original retail price was $155 (that was a LOT in the 80s!).
The flattering fit-and-flare silhouette of this garment gives it an 80s does 50s pinup vibe. There is boning throughout the bodice for a nice structured shape. The boning also helps to keep the off-the-shoulder sleeves held up. The dress closes up the back with a 19 inch zipper and hook/eye. The hem lands below the knee, and a layer of black tulle mesh underneath the skirt that adds volume to the skirt, helping to create drama and accentuate the silhouette.
The dress has loads of pretty construction details such as rouching at the sleeves and a pretty fabric rose at the left shoulder. The tropical floral print contrasts nicely against the black background creating a classic yet very striking look! Within the print you will find orange, magenta, and purple flowers and lush green leaves, giving you lots of color options to match with accessories.
Please note that the elastic shoulder straps have lost a little of their stretch over the years, but the dress could be worn without them due to the structure of the bodice from the boning inside. The straps could easily be replaced with a little TLC if desired. Over all this garment is in excellent vintage condition! There are no holes, stains, or piling, and it was stored in a smoke-free environment.
Measurements taken closed, lying flat.
Bust- 18 inches across.
Waist- 15 inches across.
Hip- 23 inches across.
Length- 38 inches long.
Sleeve length- 5 inches long.
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Processing time between the date of purchase and shipment is 3-5 business days.
Items ship 1st class US Mail with tracking, which usually takes 3-5 business days.
I am happy to ship outside the USA, but do not offer tracking on these items unless previously requested by the buyer before purchasing. The main reason for this is because it is quite expensive to track international packages, but I am happy to work with you on an individual basis.
Upgraded shipping to priority express, and gift wrapping services/ pricing available upon request.
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Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery
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