Vintage sweater from Elsie Tu dates to the 1950's through early 1960's and is made of cream-colored wool. It is decorated with white seed beads in a squiggle pattern and highlighted with sapphire blue, prong-set rhinestones. Scalloped hem has beaded fringe. Fully lined. Center back metal zipper.
No size label, but we estimate it would fit a size Small.
Condition: Excellent. There is very minimal bead loss, which does not detract from the beauty of the sweater.
Vintage gown from Mr. Blackwell dates to the 1950's through early 1960's and is fully covered in black and fuchsia sequins. Fitted throughout. Squared bustline with narrow shoulder straps. Center back zipper. Fully lined. Back vent in skirt.
Vintage dress and sweater ensemble was made by Italian designer Anna Giovannozzi and features a cream knit ground that is completely covered with iridescent sequins. Sleeveless dress has round neck and is fitted throughout. Waist-length sweater has a single center front button closure and 3/4-length sleeves. Dress is lined and has center back zippered closure. Sweater is unlined.
Dress: Bust: 29-34" Waist: 21-26" Hip: 31-36" Center Back Length: 38" Skirt Length: 24"
Sweater: Bust: 33-35" Waist: 31-34" Across Shoulder: 15 1/2" Sleeve Length: 16" Center Back Length: 19
Condition: Good. Lining of dress has some faint yellowing throughout, presumably from perspiration. Dress has extremely faint yellowing in the underarms..
Vintage little black dress dates to the 1960's and is made of a mixture of lace and crepe. Beaded bust has a deep v-neck and opening at back. Center back zipper. Unlined. Unfortunately the label is no longer present. The original owner remembers that it was a custom-made piece for her by the Italian couture house of Gattinoni; however, this verbal provenance cannot be proven. No size label. Best suited for a size 4.
Condition: Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use.
Bust: 34" Waist: 27" Hips: 35-36" Center Back Length: ~39"
Vintage mini dress dates to the 1960's and was designed by Liberty House Hawaii. It is made of blue cotton with an allover floral print. Empire waist is accented with red grosgrain ribbon. Ruffle trim around neckline. Center back plastic zipper. Unlined.
Iconic coat from Bonnie Cashin for Sills is made of olive green wool boucle with pink, fuchsia, purple, and black yarn woven in an extra large check pattern. Suede trim and front waistband. Three turn metal closures at center front. Unlined. Hip pockets at side seams.
No size label.
Bust: 36" Waist: Open Hips: Open Across Shoulders: Approximately 17" Sleeve Length: Approximately 20" Center Back Length: 36"
Vintage cocktail or day dress from Chester Weinberg dates to the 1960's and is made of a black wool blend fabric that has a geometric pattern in three shades of pink. High neckline has a large center front bow. Patch pockets at front hips. Long sleeves with three buttons at the cuffs. Center front button closure. Lined.
Condition: Good. Some small moth bites that have not gone all the way through and are difficult to notice because of the pattern in the fabric. Please contact for additional photos.
Vintage gown from Christian Dior dates to the 1960's and is made of black textured fabric. It features a one-shouldered, fitted bodice with an unusual zigzagged detailing. Full-length skirt is pleated all around waistband with a coordinating zigzagged hem. Unlined. Side zippered closure. No size label. Please refer to measurements.
Vintage necklace and earrings from Christian Dior date to the late 1960's and are made of gold-toned metal with faceted glass stones and glass cabochons. Both pieces are signed and dated. Earrings feature clip backs.
Vintage dress from Cathay Imports Limited dates to the 1960's and is made of a heavy cream fabric (most likely a synthetic or synthetic blend. Fabulous wide band of beaded fringe trim features seed beads, pearls, rhinestones, and larger faceted beads. High front neck with back v-neck. 3/4-length sleeves. Center back zipper. Fully lined. No size label, but dress is approximately a US size 4-6.
Vintage dress dates to the 1960's and is made of a polished cotton in warm hues with an abstract pattern. Gathers at top and bottom waistband. Fully lined with orange silk. Center back plastic zipper. Labeled as being a vintage size 10 and made in Hong Kong.
Vintage cocktail dress from Donald Brooks dates to the 1960's and is made of black wool crepe and features faux pearl detailing at the neckline and down the center back bodice. There is gathering just under the bust in a V formation resulting in a slight fullness to the skirt. Long sleeves have zippered cuffs. Fully lined. Center back zipper with hook and eye closures at upper back. Although the Elizabeth Arden tag remains, the Donald Brooks tag is missing.
Bust: 34" Waist: 26" Hips: Open Across Shoulders: 14 3/4" Sleeve Length: 22 1/2" Center Back Length: 38"
Space-age dress from Donald Brooks dates to the 1960's and is made of cream-colored silk satin. Wide bands of fabric are concentrically stitched around neckline, at cuffs, down center front, and around the hem. A-line skirt. Wide bell sleeves. Center front covered snap closures. Fully lined. Detached belt with same stitching.
Condition: Excellent. The original lining of the belt was cracking, so an additional backing was added to the belt. It is unseen when worn.
Vintage feather hat from New York milliner Jack McConnell likely dates to the 1960's. It is made of iridescent green feathers that completely cover a black wool base. Remnants of the red feather on the back side of the tag identify this hat as being from Mr. McConnell's most exclusive line.
Vintage homemade dress dates to the 1960's and features figural patchwork applique. A large colorful donkey carrying a bouquet of flowers in his mouth adorns the front. Mice are appliqued on the right sleeve, and the left sleeve features ribbon latticework. Front yoke is made of red calico print and has two ceramic decorative buttons. Unlined. Center back plastic zipper.
Vintage robe and nightgown/slip set by Emilio Pucci for Formfit Rogers dates to the 1960's through early 1970's. It is made of aqua blue nylon that features a bold and bright floral pattern. Robe has mandarin collar and center front covered button closure. Nightgown has a v-neck, empire waist, and no closures. Both pieces are unlined. Labeled a size Small, but fits more like a modern day XS.
Vintage gown dates to the 1960's and is labeled "Original Antoinette Exclusive". It is made of a mottled green jacquard floral fabric (likely a silk blend) with gold lame. Gold-toned sequined stars are hand-sewn on the front bodice and top of the skirt. Fitted bodice has high neckline front with scooped back. Skirt is pleated all around waistband. Side zippered closure. Fully lined.
Measurements- Bust: 37" Waist: 29" Hip: Open Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 56 1/2" Skirt Length: 42"
Condition: Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use.
Vintage dress from the 1960's was manufactured in Hawaii for Liberty House Waikiki Shops. It is made of a soft brushed cotton in shades of yellow and green and features a pineapple and possibly martini print. Flounce sleeves and hem. Unlined. Center back zipper.
Condition: Very good with a small hole in the fabric of the right underarm.