Vintage party dress from Ben Reig dates to the 1950's and is made of cream-colored silk satin. Fitted bust features a squared neckline and wide straps. Knee-length skirt is fully covered with fringe. Waistband ties at side waist. Unlined. Side metal zipper. No size label.
Vintage cardigan dates to the 1950's and is made of black wool with a luxurious fur collar (we believe it to be dyed fox). Rhinestone closure at center front waist with coordinating rhinestone detailing at cuffs. Lined in lace with a chiffon overlay.
Measurements- Bust: 35" Waist: 24-30" Across Shoulder: 16" Sleeve Length: 21" Center Back Length: 20"
Vintage dress from Diane's of Honolulu dates to the 1950's and is made of a blue and white floral stripe print. Fitted throughout outside of a fishtail flounce at hem. Boat neck. Bow details at the center back at the top of the zipper and at the top of the flounce. Unlined. Center back metal zipper.
Vintage ensemble from Dorothy McNab dates to the 1950's and is made of olive green silk. Wrap-style bodice ties at waist with a drawstring and wraps around neck and ties at center back neck. Full skirt features a leaf print that has been screenprinted in gold and has a fitted waistband and side metal zipper. Skirt is lined; bodice is not.
Can fit a variety of sizes by moving the hook and eyes at the waistband of the skirt, but as is it is currently a size 6 US.
Vintage dress dates to the 1950's. It retailed at Polly's on Park Ave. and was designed by Evelyn Byrnes Inc. It is made from ivory cotton or cotton blend fabric with a green and orange floral print. Fitted bodice has front boat neck and scoop back neck. Diagonal gathering on wide waistband panel culminates in a fabric covered buckle at side waist. Skirt is gathered all around waist seam. Gauze lining. Center back metal zippered closure. Please note that this dress was not photographed with a crinoline underneath.
Across Shoulder: 16"
Approximately Sleeve Length: 5"
Approximately Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 40 1/2"
Vintage cropped sweater from Jo-Ro Imports retailed at I. Magnin and is made of cream-colored wool. Sequins are iridescent and are accented with white bugle beads that are worked in a floral pattern. Beaded looped fringe trims the cuffs and waistband. Unlined. Center back metal zipper.
Across Shoulder: 14"
Sleeve Length: 12"
Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 16"
Condition: Excellent. Some very small areas of loose/missing beadwork and sequins.
Vintage anonymous ball gown dates to the 1950's and is made of multiple layers of cream silk organza. Silk satin waistband and skirt panels feature striking red cut velvet flowers with beaded detailing. Fitted bodice is strapless and features interior boning. Full skirt has crinoline sewn in at the waist that may have been added after the gown was made. Center back metal zipper. This is a very well-made gown that employed couture-like finishing and materials. Unfortunately no label is present.
We would estimate this gown to be approximately a size 0 to 2
Condition: Excellent. There is a very small hole in the top layer of the skirt. It is difficult to notice.
Vintage coat from Rudi Gernreich for Walter Bass dates to the 1950's and is made of camel-colored, double-faced wool. Single-breasted with center front button closure. 3/4-length sleeves. Interesting tie detail at bust.
Best suited for a size 4-6.
Condition: Excellent. Missing button, which would be an easy replacement.
Vintage gown from Frank Starr likely dates to the late 1950’s to early 1960’s and is made of black crepe with black sequins sewn in a squiggle pattern that diminishes in density from top to bottom. Gathered black chiffon band starts at right under-breast and completely covers the left breast as it goes around the back. Band snaps at right back and cascades down almost to the hem. Fitted throughout. Unlined. Side metal zipper.
Vintage handbag is made of gold-toned filigree metal and likely dates to the middle of the 20th century. It has an Egyptian motif and is set with turquoise and coral. Strap is not likely original to the bag.
Vintage necklace from Miriam Haskell dates to the 1950's through 1960's and is comprised of a double strand of cream-colored baroque pearls with a cluster of large baroque pearls at the center neck. Rhinestones of various colors and sizes are prong-set in gold-toned metal filigree. Push lock closure at back is decorated with pearls. Necklace is stamped on the back of the clasp.
Vintage dress dates to the 1950's through the early 1960's. It is made of a neutral-colored fabric with an ethnic batik-esque print with brightly-colored sequins and beading throughout. Sleeveless bodice has boat neck. Fitted throughout. Bust darts are high; appears to be custom-made for someone with a short torso. Lined. Center back metal zipper.
Vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and features a brown and black stripe print on taffeta. Fitted bodice has doleman sleeve, deep v-neck with a shawl lapel, and short sleeves. Full skirt is gathered all around. Center front metal zipper. Unlined. Please note that this dress was not shown with a petticoat but should be worn with one if a more period accurate look is desired.
Gorgeous cocktail dress and bolero are the perfect pair for an evening out. Dress has center back metal zipper and is unlined. Jacket is lined and has no closures although there are two bound buttonholes at the waist.