Evening and Formal Wear

Evening and Formal wear

(Proms, Mother of the bride, Bridesmaids, Tuxedos.) (Page 1)

Dee Davenport Howe

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


USA, UK and European Size Chart 
Beautiful Black velvet and satin crepe evening dress. The bodice is black velvet on shoulders and around the neck in front and all black velvet in back. A high round neck in front and a scoop neckline in back. Sleeveless. From above the bodice in front and below the waist in back The dress is crepe satin . Skirt is straight style floor length. Dress closure is 5 satin covered buttons in back with a zipper below that. In the back the gown has a pleated layer of the crepe that hangs down to the floor. Very elegant . Label Jessica McClintock. 38 inch bust, 42 inch hips, 32 inch waist. Excellent Condition.

cat#DC4916 price $175.00



1980’s red and black gown. The bodice is black velvet with a sweetheart neckline. Long sleeves that are slightly puffy at the tops. Fitted waist line, with a “V” waist seam in the front. Back zipper. The skirt a cranberry satin with black velvet flocking of flowers. The skirt has a gathered waistline and full , ankle length. In the back is a large cranberry satin bow at the waist. Label Scott McClintock. 26 inch waist, 33/34 inch bust. Gown is in Mint Condition.

cat# DC4958 price $95.00


Black formal lace dress. “V” neck, off the shoulder sleeves. Around the neck and shoulders is black lace decorated with black beads and sequins. Back zipper, natural waist line. The skirt starts at the hips and goes to mid calf and floor length. The gown has a handkerchief hem line style. Great dress. Label Tum Tum. Excellent / Mint Condition. The dress is lined in black taffeta. 26 inch waist, 40 inch hips and 34 inch bust. 52 inches long at the longest points. .

cat# DC4969 price $75.00


“NEW” Black chiffon and sequin gown. The straps are elastic so they can be worn on or off shoulders. Around the top of the bodice and straps is black scalloped chiffon. From above the bust to the lower hips the gown is black taffeta covered with black sequins. The skirt starts at the hips and is black gathered chiffon. The gown is mid calf length in front and ankle length in back. A large chiffon flower on the left hip. The skirt has a black taffeta under skirt. Back zipper. 34 inch bust, 27 inch waist, 37 inch hips. 43 inches long in front and 51 inches long in back. Excellent Condition.

cat# DC5074 price $85.00“NEW”


Blue Green strapless evening gown. The bodice has a wide gathered band of blue green taffeta starting from the right side under the arm and goes across to the left side of the waist and has a large taffeta bow on the left side. The rest of the dress is covered from top to bottom with blue green sequins. Gown has a natural waist line fitted bodice and straight style skirt that is floor length. On the skirt is a side kick on the left that goes from the knee to the floor. 34/35 inch bust, 27 inch waist, 38 inch hips and 50 inches long from above the bust to the hem. Dress is in Mint Condition.

cat# DC4568 price $105.00


1990’s Gorgeous green and black evening gown. The bodice and under skirt are a black velvet, Strapless, back zipper, the under skirt is a mini skirt. The outer skirt is a dark green iridescent taffeta, box pleats around the waist. The outer skirt is on the sides and in the back, leaving the front open to show off the mini skirt. Label Laura Ashley size 10 US , 12UK. From top of bust to hem of mini skirt is 30 inches. From top of bust to hem of the taffeta is 53 inches. Waist 27 inches, bust 34 inches. Great gown Mint/ Excellent Condition.

cat#DC4512 price $155.00



“NEW” Fushia brocade formal gown, round neck in front, low “V” in back. short puffy sleeves, fitted bodice, skirt starts at the hips and is full, has a large bow in front of the left hip, skirt is mid calf length in front and ankle length in back. Great gown. 27 inch waist, 39 inch hips, 36 inch bust. “NEW condition.

cat# DC3854 price $85.00


“NEW” Mint green formal gown. 52% linen, 48% cotton brocade. Sleeveless, off the shoulder style cape collar. “V” neck in front with a large bow at the base of the “V”. Full skirt, mid calf length, and back zipper. 29 inch waist, 36 inch bust. Label Talbots Steven Stolman. New condition.

cat#DC3350 price $75.00


4 Of This item

“NEW” Formal gowns, 100% acetate but feels like taffeta, light lilac, lower calf / ankle length , can be worn off the shoulder or on, short puffy sleeves, “V” neck, back zipper, skirt is full and starts at the hips, has a large bow and flower at the left hip, . I have 2 size 10, 28 waist and 34 bust and 2 size 5/6, 25 waist, and 32 bust. New Condition. Great for a wedding party.

cat# DC3183 price $75.00. each

“NEW” Light green crepe chiffon 2 piece dress. The skirt is a straight style, calf length. Back zipper , elastic waist 28 inch waist, 38/39 inch hips. The top has a draped neck line, . The bodice is 2 layers of crepe chiffon, one is shorter than the other. This hangs to the hips. Long sleeves. In the back are 2 pleated panels hanging off each shoulder. Very elegant outfit. Label Lilli Diamond California by Kazu. Dress still has tags and extra buttons. The top is flexible in size. The tag size is 10. “NEW .

cat# DC4178 price $75.00


“2 Of this item.”

“NEW” 2 piece mauve/pink silk faille evening dress. The bodice has elbow length sleeves, large cape collar with scalloped edges, one button closure and a faille flower at the waist. 30 inch waist, 36 inch bust. The skirt is a straight style , ankle length, back zipper and elastic in back of the waist. 27/30 inch waist. We also have a second item that is slightly smaller, bodice 26 inch waist, 34 inch bust, skirt waist is 24 to 26 inches. New condition.

cat# DC3349 price $55.00 each


Burgundy Formal dress, The bodice is burgundy satin . Low round neck in front, sleeveless. In the back of the bodice it halter style and ties for closure. There is a cut out under that that goes to below the waist. Back zipper. The skirt is a burgundy crepe that starts under the bust and goes to lower calf length or just above the ankle, with a front side kick. 36 inch bust, 40 hips, 47 inches from shoulder to hem. New/ Excellent Condition.

cat# DC4896 price $75.00


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