vintage 1980s black crepe dress Christian Dior side bow drape cocktail dress
Marc Bohan era Christian Dior "Robes du Soir" label black rayon crepe cocktail dress, circa 1980s vintage. Huge bow detail, pristine rhinestone buttons. Silk lined and ready to debut! Tagged US 12, do confirm below.
Jewel neckline with overlap front scallop hem panels. Large gathered bow on top left shoulder with swooping drape panel off the back shoulder. Overlapping shirt style top has four gold tone metal rhinestone buttons up the back, covering the silk liner/ lining and hidden zip. Softly padded shoulders (given the era), full length sleeves with subtle taper and single button closures. Wiggle shape to the skirt- streamlined to and fullest at the hips, tapered to the hem with a back center overlap slit for ease of movement.
In excellent condition with no issues to report- this understated and elegant crepe Dior beauty is ready to wear.
16.75"shoulder seam to shoulder seam
37" bust allowance (18.5" across the silk underlayer)
16.25" bodice overlay panel length (from top of shoulder to panel hem)
44.75" overall length, 7.5" back overlap slit
draped shoulder panel is about 31" in overall length (from center of bow)