A navy blue cocktail dress with side bow with V neckline, short sleeves, gathered bodice, gathered and draped skirt with a crossover effect, bow attached at hip, back zip; by Claire Henry Originals; 1950s; Australian; pure silk; size, medium/large; excelle
A black cocktail dress with Cowl neck and Sequin Braid detail short sleeves, sash tie at back, back zip, drop waistline, gathered at waistline for full skirt effect, V neck at back, unlabelled; 1950s; Australian; Polyester, sequins; size: medium; excellent
A black lace cocktail dress with sheer short sleeves and shoulder with V neck, simple waistband, flared skirt, side zip, unlabelled; 1950s; American; machine-made lace, synthetic lining; size: large; excellent condition part of Doris Darnell's original beq
A black and Rust patterned cocktail dress bubble-style skirt gathered for full effect tapered at hem, ruched and gathered waistband, 3/4 sleeves, boat neck, back zip, drop waist, fully lined; unlabelled; late 1950s; Australian; printed silk; size: large; e
A black raw silk cocktail dress by Christian Dior, circa 1960 labelled ' Christian Dior-London, Modele original, made in England', with bateau neckline and short gusetted kimono sleeves, cut with a drop waist and gathered skirt finished with a draped and p
A silk cocktail dress by Escada, circa 1985, labelled 'Escada By Margaretha Ley', the V-neck dress with faux wrap front and short dolman sleeves printed in a floral pattern with contrast zebra stripe borders, labelled size 40.
A silk cocktail dress by Ralph Lauren, circa 1990, labelled 'Lauren, Ralph Lauren', the maxi length silk georgette bias cut dress with shoestring straps and assymetrical flounced trim and hem, labelled size 10.
A red leather cocktail dress, circa 1980, with strapless boned bodice, panelled and hand stitched detail, an inverted waistline and overskirt with tiered bustle to back, retailed by Le Louvre Melbourne.
A cocktail dress, circa 1980, of gold metallic lace with hand painted bows and applied jewels, the strapless boned bodice and full length sleeves with an inverted waistline and a-line skirt, bustle and bow to back, retailed by Le Louvre Melbourne.
A short cocktail dress, in a rich and fine black cotton printed with orange flowers and with fine stripes of black velvet and gold thread. Straight cut with full skirt gathered from a low hipline. Plain black sleeves.
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