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.
Bust: 32" Waist: 25" Hip: Open Skirt Length: Approximately 45"
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 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.
Unlabeled vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and is made of cream silk dupioni. Short-sleeved bodice has a v-neckline with a lace insert at the center front and a semi-stand collar that is lined with lace. Straight skirt has a wide panel of pleated lace at the hem. Fitted throughout. Center back metal zip. Lined.
Condition: Excellent with faint bleaching at the underarms from perspiration and a very small stain on the back skirt near the side waist.
Vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and has a tag which reads, "Couture H. Tettamanti, Richen". It is made of greenish black fabric (likely synthetic) with a gold horizontal fleck. The fitted bodice has a squared scoop neckline and pleating at bust. Straight skirt has faux-wrap style and a bow at the left side waist. Center back plastic zipper. Lined.
Vintage dress dates to the 1950's was made by Rima of London. It is made of silk chiffon with diagonal stripes that resemble water colors in bold jewel tones of pink, blue, green, and goldenrod. Fitted bodice has over-layer with a round neck, keyhole opening at center back, and gathering at the center front waist. Fitted skirt also has overlay of fabric that is pleated all along waistband and has a slit in the center front that extends from the waist to the hem. Fully lined with synthetic fabric. Center back metal zipper.
Condition: Very good with a some scattered small holes in the chiffon, one of which was pointed out in the photo, and another which is a result of a run in the fabric, gets lost in the folds at the center waist.
Bust: 38" Waist: 27" Hips: 40" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 39 1/2"
Vintage dressÃƒ"šÃ‚ 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 day dress dates to the late 1940's through early 1950's and is made of periwinkle rayon with a multicolored scratchy floral print. Fitted bodice with short sleeves. Full skirt is pleated at waistband. Half center back plastic zipper with a side metal zip. Unlined. Please note that this dress is not shown with a petticoat.
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 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 party dress dates to the 1950's and is made of ivory chiffon with a flocked ballerina print. Fitted bodice has round neck with a ruffle going across the top of the bust and continuing onto the sleeves. Drop waisted skirt is gathered all around. Lined. Center back zipper. Dress is labeled "Jane Andre, CA". Please note that this dress was photographed with a crinoline underneath that does not come with the dress.
Condition: Very good with some faint staining on skirt's front
Bust: 36" Waist: 28" Hip: 42" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 44"
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.
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 tea-length gown dates to the 1950's and is made of brown ombré chiffon. Pleated boned bodice. Full skirt has side waist fabric insert that is cut on the bias and creates a dramatic effect. Fully lined. Side metal zipper. This gown is not shown with a crinoline, but could be worn with one for a more period-accurate look.
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 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.