Vintage capelet dates to the 1930's and is made of lightweight black cotton that is covered in an allover pattern with glass bugle beads. Tag at center back neckline reads "Made in France". Center front tie closure. Unlined.
Condition: Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use.
Vintage jacket dates to the 1930's and is made of black silk chiffon. It is dotted throughout with copper colored sequins. Triangular Art Deco motif at hem and cuffs. No closures (but they could easily be added). Unlined.
Vintage wrap top dates to the 1970's and is made of slinky 100% nylon jersey with an active print that includes faces, flowers, and diagonal stripes in bold tones of red, blue, green, and yellow. Unlined. Two straps at waist wrap around waist and tie at side. Labeled vintage size small.
Bust: 31" Waist: 25" Hips: 28" - open Across Shoulders: 14" Ties: 31" Sleeve Length: 21" Center Back Length: 22 3/4"
Vintage blouse from Matsuda dates to the 1980's and is made of beige silk with a windowpane pattern. Pleated detailing. Breast pocket on left bust and slash pockets at front hips. No size label. Center front button closures.
Condition: Very good with faint spotting in various areas but they are hard to see in the pattern. Please see photos.
Bust: 42" Waist: 42" Hips: 52" Across Shoulders: 16" Sleeve Length: 21" Center Back Length: 20 1/2"
Coral silk with green variegated polka dots. V neck with notched lapel. Long sleeves with exaggerated shoulder with shoulder pads and pleating. Waist tie. Unlined. Button closure at center front and interior right waist. Labeled a vintage size 8. Please refer to measurements.
Condition: Excellent with a 1/4" faint spot on the right under bust
Bust: 42" Waist: 29" Across Shoulders: 15 1/2" Sleeve Length: 23" Center Back Length: 24"
Bands of intersecting elastic sewn on the interior create a sculptural garment. Long sleeves, cowl neckline. Unusual and iconic piece. The dress version of this garment is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 100% rayon. Labeled vintage size medium. Unlined. No closures.
Condition: Very good with faint spotting throughout. There is a small hole at the center front waist that has been patched and another small hole below that which has not been fixed. Flaws are very hard to see due to the construction of the garment.
Measurements (all are approximate due to shape of garment)
Bust: 62" Waist: 40" Across Shoulders: approximately 17" Sleeve Length: 23" Center Back Length: 40"
Junya Watanabe for Comme des Garçons blouse with extremely clever construction is made of silvery gray raw silk. Turn down collar is attached to blouse at center back neck. One side of collar drapes organically onto itself. Softly curving sleeves have flounce cuffs. Boxy fit. Asymmetrical button front, with button holes that are built into seams. Unlined.
Labeled size Small.
Condition: Very good with a small stain on the front (see photo).
Bust: 41" Waist: 43" Across Shoulders: 16" (Approximate) Sleeve Length: 24 1/2" (Approximate) Center Back: 24 1/2"
Moschino Couture bodice from their "Cruise Me Baby" collection. Dark navy bodice has off-white silk satin bands sewn on horizontally. Double straps cross in the front and back and can easily be removed. Waist tie. Side zip. Lined. The piece is dated 5/5/1998. Labeled IT 44, FR 40, GB 12, US 10
Bust: 36" Waist: 29" Center Front Length: 11" Center Back Length: 7 3/4"
Vivienne Westwood blouse with unusual construction. Made of grey stretch cotton. Rounded front yoke creates three-dimensional effect. Single patch pocket at bust is slanted and follows the curve of the yoke. Button front. Turn down collar. Long sleeves have three-button cuffs. Unlined.