Dark Romance 1980s Velvet w/ Ruched Mesh Lace Party Dress w/ Belt by "Laura Ashley"
The epitome of dark decadent romance...
Original 1980s inky black cotton velvet party dress with mesh lace detailing and matching tie belt by "Laura Ashley." This piece is extremely well made and so gorgeous in person. A highly coveted piece by this label.
- Back "Opti" zipper
- Fully lined in black satin
- Large puffed sleeves with 3D velvet bows at the top shoulders and small velvet tie bows on top of those
- The sleeves have 5 tiers of elastic ruched mesh lace that peek out with a delicate embroidered floral scalloped edge
- The bust has a sheer ruched mesh polka dotted lace cutout that's trimmed in rows of black velvet and scalloped at the top with floral embroidery to match the sleeves
- Fitted princess seamed bodice, front and back
- The bust is meant to be very fitted, think Bridgerton style
- Nipped defined wasp waist and wide long tie belt that can be tied in the front or back
- Extremely full gathered and pleated skirt with a scalloped floral lace hem
- A must for the Laura Ashley / cottage-core collector
Label: "Laura Ashley - Made in Wales, UK"
Materials: Cotton, cotton stretch mesh lace
Size: Small with a 32/34 inch bust, a 27 inch waist (can be tied much smaller), free hips, and 47 inches total length.
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