Vintage B&W velvet Betsey Johnson cocktail dress, NWT!

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 27, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

I'm auctioning off a gorgeous black velvet vintage Betsey Johnson dress with a white design. This is actually vintage Betsey, with a "face" label that I believe dates it to the mid-80's. I bought it on eBay a few years ago when I was looking for a summer Betsey Johnson dress, and it would have been perfect if I was maybe a half cup size bigger or I found the right bra. Well, I haven't yet, and I need the closet space, so I'm selling it. My loss is your gain--take a look:

The measurements are approximately as follows: the bust is ~27", but it's elasticized and gatd, so it can stretch quite a bit (I have a 36" bust and it fits me). The hips/butt are ~36" at the widest point, but t's also some stretch The dress measures 24 5/8" down the back and the side seam is 26 1/4." Each halter strap is 12-12.5" long (they're trapezoidal), and the two join behind the neck with a shiny black faceted button, about .75" in diameter.

The care tag reads:
67% ACETATE
33% NYLON
HAND WASH COLD
MILD SOAP
DO NOT WRING
OR DRY CLEAN
COOL IRON ON
REVERSE SIDE
MADE IN U.S.A.
As you can see, this dress still has its paper tags which say "ARTICLE # F9546" and "COLOR-SIZE S." T is a barcode that reads "909546000," a second that reads "B/W2" and the price ($110, but that's in 1980 dollars--it would probably
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