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Vintage Evening and Formal Wear

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Dee Davenport Howe

146 Bowdoin Street ~ Springfield, Massachusetts 01109 ~ (413) -781-1505

 

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1940's Yellow evening gown, label Emma bomb. Gown is yellow tulle, over yellow rayon taffeta . Gown is strapless with tucks around the top of the bodice. Back metal zipper. Floor length gathered skirt. The gown has only one layer of tulle, the top layer has been removed. 2 inch wide royal blue velvet ribbon belt, that ties in the back. Gown is in Excellent Condition. 32 inch bust, 25/26 inch waist, 46 inches long.

cat# DC6171 price $155.00

 

 

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1960's Fuchsia gown. Fuchsia silk lined with a fuchsia cut work on top layer. The cut work is bow designs . Beautiful gown. The shoulder straps are 1 1/2 inch wide mesh covered in red, fuchsia and silver beads. The bead trim is on the straps and top of the bodice on sides and back not on the front. Back metal zipper. Gown is straight style loose fitting waist. Wiggle skirt. No label probably home made, great job. 36 inch bust, 34 inch waist, 38 inch hips, 51 inches long. Excellent Condition.

 

 cat# DC6541 price $75.00

 

 

 

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1930s Peach/ Pink Rayon Jersey knit Gown. No collar. Deep V Neck in front. Gathers across the shoulders. Cap sleeves , with 2 1/2 inch pleated ruffles, with 1 inch pink crochet trim. Gown has 10 like fabric covered buttons down the front, they are just for decoration. Side hook closure. No waist seam, Gown has a seam around the upper hips. Gown has a small peplum with the same pleated ruffle with the pink crochet trim. Skirt is A line shape , floor length. The gown is in Excellent Condition the only flaw that I see are some light fading that is not noticeable and the bottom of the skirt has some soiling from touching the ground. On the back is a 1 inch line , looks like a light pencil line. 30 inch bust, 23 inch waist, 27 inch upper hips, 40 inch hips, 55 inches long from shoulder to hem.

 

cat# DC6649 price $175.00

 

 

 

 

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1990's Gown and Jacket. The gown , Scoop neck line and sleeveless. From the shoulders to under the bust the gown is a gold metallic rib design, From under the bust to the floor the gown is a light beige crepe. The skirt is straight style with a 19 inch slit on the left side. Back zipper. Jacket has padded shoulders, lapel style collar, the lapels are the gold metallic rib design also the cuffs on the long sleeves. The rest of the jacket is beige crepe. The jacket lining has 3 small stains the size of the head of a pencil eraser. Otherwise the outfit is in Mint Condition . Bust 36 in Hips 37 inches, Under bust and waist 32 inches. Dress should fit a little loose. 54 1/2 inches long from shoulder to hem.

 cat# DC5722 price $75.00

 

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1940's Lime green tulle strapless gown. 2 layers of lime green tulle and has a lime green taffeta lining. In between the 2 layers of the tulle , the gown has white artificial daises with yellow centers and green leaves. 5 small daises in the bust area. 5 inch waist band at the natural waist line starting under the bust to waist. Side metal zipper, very gathered full floor length skirt. 6 larger daises in the skirt in front . A 20 inch wide gathered piece of tulle that is attached to the right shoulder in front and goes over the shoulder and hangs to the floor in back . This tulle is very pleated and has some tiny holes in it , they can't be seen in the folds. The skirt has a few tiny holes they are also hidden in the fabric pleats. Otherwise Excellent Condition. 32/33 inch bust, 26 inch waist, 61 inches long.

cat# DC6151 price $125.00

 

 

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1980's Black crape mini gown. Sweetheart neck line. 6 inch wide shoulder straps. The straps are white and covered with a white sheer nylon. The straps end at the back of the dress and the white nylon fabric flows to almost the hem in back. Very pretty design. Natural waist line. The skirt is full and gored. At the beginning of the shoulder straps in front are Rhinestone pins style decorations. Back zipper. Label Jump. 36 inch bust, 30 inch waist. 37 inches long from shoulder to hem. Gown is in mint condition.

cat# DC6021 price $45.00

 

 

 

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1980's Beautiful turquoise gown. A sheer polyester over a taffeta. Halter style top, "V" neck, with one strap around the neck. In the center of the strap is a panel of sheer turquoise polyester that hangs down to the waist. Under the bust in front are 2 rows of rhinestones for decoration. From under bust to the lower hips the dress is fitted . From lower hips to hem the dress has a full gathered skirt. Back zipper. Excellent Condition. 36 inch bust and hips, 57 inches long.

cat# DC6022 price $125.00

 

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1950's Light blue evening gown. Spaghetti straps. The bodice is boned and a light blue cotton lace with a gather tulle, a one inch ruffle at the top above the bust. Bodice is lined in a light blue rayon taffeta, side zipper. The skirt is 2 layers of light blue tulle, the top layer the tulle is pleated. The bottom layer of tulle has a few tiny holes in it , this is not noticeable because of the pleaded top layer. Gown has an under slip of light blue rayon taffeta. 32 inch bust, 24 inch waist, 38 inches long from under the arms to the hem. Excellent Condition.

cat# DC5675 price $75.00

 

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1930's Style Gown. Dark Green satin. 2 inch wide shoulder straps. Deep V neckline in front. Open to the waist in back. Gathers in the bust area. Inverted V seam under the bust. Gown is fitted in the rib and waist area. No waist seam. Gown is fitted to about the knees a deep V seam in front below the knees and the satin flares out and is a full skirt from knees to the hem. One small hole 3 inches from the hem on the right side. Skirt is full and the hole will never be seen. In the front on the lower full skirt is a line imperfection not a hole it's a hair lighter green than the dress color, this is not noticeable at all. In the back the gown is pleated on the center seam from waist to top of thighs. This is a gorgeous gown. 32 inch bust and hips , 26 inch waist, 60 inches long from shoulder to hem in front and 63 inches long in back.

cat# DC6592 price $155.00.

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1980's Black velvet dress with fuchsia accents. Dress from above the bust to the lower hips is black velvet . Fuchsia elastic shoulder straps with large fuchsia satin ruffle sleeves. At the lower hips the skirt begins. A gathered fuchsia satin knee length and sides and back. Above knee length in front center. The skirt is lined in a very full black tulle. A large fuchsia bow in front of the left hip. Rhinestone pin in the center. Back zipper. 34 inch bust, 26 inch waist, 34/36 inch hips. The length of the dress is 33 inches in front and 38 inches on the sides and 42 inches in the back. Excellent Condition.

cat# DC6596 price $75.00

 

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1940's Black evening gown. The bodice is black velvet with a sweetheart neckline. Elbow length puffy sleeves. Natural waist line front V seam. Bodice has rhinestones sprinkled all over the bodice and blue sequins along the edge of the neckline and down the front center, blue sequins on the sides of the sleeves. Side metal zipper. The skirt is black rayon, A line, floor length. 34 inch bust, 27 inch waist, 34 inch hips and 57 inches long from shoulder to hem. Excellent Condition.

Cat# DC6519 price $175.00

 

 

 

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1950's Blue tulle evening gown. Bodice of the gown is a halter top style, It has one strap around the neck. Tulle over light blue taffeta. Gathered waist band and a seam under the bust. Skirt is floor length with 2 layers of tulle, over a layer of light blue taffeta. Side metal zipper. A couple of small holes in the tulle , not noticeable because the tulle is so gathered. Otherwise the gown is in Excellent Condition. 34 inch bust, 26 inch waist, hips are free, 57 inches long from shoulder to hem.

cat# DC6132 price $155.00 "SOLD"

 

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 Daveda Howe

146 Bowdoin Street ~ Springfield, Massachusetts 01109 ~ (413) -781-1505