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"
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 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 mod jacket dates to the 1960's and features a spotted cowhide front and black leather back and sleeves. Black leather buttons and trim. Fully lined. Center front button closure. Matching mini handbag.
Measurements- Bust: 38" Waist: 38" High Hip: 36" Across Shoulders: 15 1/2" Sleeve Length: 22" Center Back Length: 22 1/2"
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 brooch likely dates to the 1960's and is made of clear prong-set rhinestones of varying sizes. Very rare extra large size. Due to the length of the spider's legs, the pin would most likely have to be worn on the shoulder. Unsigned.
Condition: Excellent with minor wear to the largest stone.
Length of Body (including head): 2 5/8" Width: 3 7/8" Length: 3 1/4"
Vintage full length coat likely dates to the 1960's through the 1970's and is made of black curly lamb fur. Full length, long sleeves with a stand collar. Center front metal zipper starts at the knees and goes to the neckline. Hook and eye closure at neckline. Fully lined.
No size label.
Bust: 36" Waist: 34" Hips: 40" Across Shoulders: 16" Sleeve Length: 25" Center Back Length: 58"
Vintage dress from La Mendola dates to the 1960's and is made of yellow silk with a polychromatic floral print. High front neck with v-neck back. Shift-style. Back zipper in skirt. Fully lined. No size label. Best suited for US 6-8.
Condition: Excellent. There are some light small stains throughout that get lost in the print unless upon close inspection. Wear consistent with age and use.
Bust: 36" Waist: 30" Hips: 38" Shoulder Seam to Hem Length: 38 1/2"
Vintage cocktail dress by Larrry Aldrich dates to the 1960's and retailed at Doris Scott. It made of black crepe that is adorned with black bugle beads in a squiggle pattern throughout. Round neck and short sleeves. Center back zipper. Fully lined in kelly green silk.
Condition: Excellent with a few loose beads throughout.
Vintage mini dress/tunic dates to the 1960's and is labeled "Paradise Hawaii" and "Made in Honolulu". Printed cotton in shades of blues and greens features an abstracted floral print. Nehru collar. Three center front frog closures. Dress is open in the center front outside of these closures. To be worn as a dress, it would need to be sewn closed or have additional closures. Unlined.
Bust: 38" Waist: 30" Hips: Open Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 21 1/2" Center Back Length: 32"
Vintage necklace from Pauline Trigère dates to the 1960's and is made of gold-toned metal. U-shaped rings with curled ends are held together by o-rings and the result resembles chain maille. Signed near the clasp. Adjustable length.
Vintage party dress dates to the 1960’s and is entirely covered with iridescent sequins and silver seed beads over an iceberg blue chiffon. Fitted throughout. Scoop front and back bodice. Short sleeves are edged with three tiers of looped beaded fringe. Bands of silver seed beads trim the waist, sleeves, and neckline. Fully lined with what feels to be blue silk. Center back zipper. Unlabeled, but clearly a high quality piece.
Condition: Excellent with few loose beads throughout and some missing beading which is barely noticeable do to the density of the beading.
Bust: 36" Waist: 28" Hip: 36-38" Across Shoulder: 16" Approximately Sleeve Length: 6" Approximately Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 42"