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 sweater appears to date to the 1960's. Cardigan feels to be made of a tightly-woven black acrylic knit and is appliqued with various labels of stores and designers. Applique is hand done in red thread with a decorative stitch. Cardigan is unlined and has a center front button closure. Waistband and cuffs have been tacked up.
Condition: Very good with some faint water marks to some of the labels.
Vintage trench coat from Chez Royale dates to the 1960's and was made in Hong Kong out of 100% cream-colored wool. Cream iridescent sequins are hand-sewn allover and white seed beads cover all of the buttons. Epaulettes are echoed at cuffs with decorative bands near the wrists. Attached belt. Turn down collar. Double-breasted. Hip pockets. Fully lined in cream silk. Labeled a vintage size 10, but fits more like a modern day American size 4. Please refer to measurements.
Condition: Very good with some small areas of loose or missing sequins. These areas get lost because the sequins are sewn on so densely.
Bust: 36" Waist: 30" Hips: 38" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 22" Center Back Length: 38"
Floor-length gown from Amelia Gray dates to the 1960's and is made out of jet black satin. V-neck is punctuated by a large frog closure. Tapered sleeves with zip cuffs. Center front zipper is concealed by an inverted pleat. Fully lined.
No size label.
Bust: 34-35" Waist: 31" Hips: Open Across Shoulders: 14 1/2" Sleeve Length: 22" Center Back Length: 55"
Iconic coat from Bonnie Cashin for Sills is made of olive green wool bouclé 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 Chanel belt dates to the 1960's and is made of gold-toned double metal chain. Gold bullion and black faille are woven through the chain. Large medallion hangs down from the chain and depicts a man on a horse. It comes in its original box.
Condition: Good with some tarnishing on the gold bullion but not on the metal.
1960's classic Chanel Haute Couture skirt suit is made out of pink wool bouclé. Single-breasted jacket has five button closure, turn down collar, two patch pockets, double button cuffs, and gold chain on interior hem. Pleated skirt has flat front and back panels, waistband, and side snap closure. Both pieces are fully lined. Numbered tag is sewn onto back of couture label.
No size label.
Condition: Excellent. Lining was replacedÃƒ"šÃ‚ by professional seamstress. Buttons are not original, although they do seem to be vintage. Skirt hem has been let down to maximum length and tab has been sewn into waistband to extend it.
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.
Condition: Very good with several stones being replaced by a jeweler. The replacements are difficult to discern except under close inspection. Also a few cloudy clear rhinestones on necklace as well.All photos were taken after the repairs were made.
Measurements Earrings- Length: 1 1/4" Width: 7/8" Necklace- Circumference: approximately 16" Width: 1 7/8" (at center front)
1960's Ensemble from Christian Dior was designed during Marc Bohan's tenure there. Oatmeal heather wool with white pearlized buttons. Double-breasted pea coat has wide lapel, decorative hip flaps, hip pockets that are hidden in side seams, and a Norfolk back. Mini dress is sleeveless, has mock neck, center back zip, and inverted center front pleat in skirt. Both pieces are labeled and fully lined.
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: Good to very good with the satin having marring throughout especially on the length of the left sleeve. The backing of the belt is cracked which has resulted in the belt no longer appearing smooth. These condition issues are reflected in the price.
Bust: 36" Waist: 32" Hips: 40" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 22 1/2" Center Back Length: 36 1/2"
Vintage gown and cape from Italian couture house Gattinoni dates to the mid 1960's. Gown is made of cream four ply silk and is adorned with exquisite trim made of woven raffia, rhinestones, faux pearls and beads. Floor length textured pink cape has a floral pattern, matching trim around the neck band, and rhinestone buttons. Dress is fully lined and has a center back zipper closure. Lined cape is labeled, dress is not. This dress was custom made for an Italian actress at the 1965 premiere of Thunderball.
Vintage bombshell cocktail dress from Gene Shelly dates to the 1950's through 1960's. It is made of ivory wool knit that is densely covered with gold sequins that are hand-sewn onto the knit. Scoop front and back neck. Sleeveless. Completely fitted throughout due to the nature of the knit. Unlined. Center back metal zipper. No size label.
Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 43"
Condition: Excellent.Ãƒ"šÃ‚ Wear consistent with age and use.
Spectacular vintage bombshell gown from Gene Shelly dates to the 1950's though the 1960's. It is made of olive green wool knit that is entirely covered with iridescent green sequins that are hand-sewn onto the knit. Beaded fringe detailing at the sleeve cuffs and hem. Lightly scooped front neck with deep v-neck back. Elbow-length sleeves. Completely fitted throughout, due to the nature of the knit. Unlined. Center back metal zipper. No size label.
Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 57"
Condition: Excellent.Ãƒ"šÃ‚ Some loose/missing sequins throughout. This does not detract from the piece as the sequins are so dense.
Vintage cocktail dress from Geoffrey Beene dates to the 1960's. It is made of navy silk with an allover white polka-dotted print. Fitted bodice has round neck and long, tapered sleeves with pleated snap cuffs. Flared a-line skirt has same pleated detailing at hem. Center back zippered closure. Fully lined.
No size label.
Condition: Dress is in excellent condition; however, the leather backing on the belt is cracking.
Bust: 36" Waist: 27" Hip: Open Across Shoulders: Approximately 18" Sleeve Length: Approximately 23" Center Back Length: 39"
Vintage dress from American designer Geoffrey Beene dates to the 1960's. It is made of turquoise linen with navy ribbon accents. Dress is wrap-style with a covered button closure at front neck. Large patch pocket. Ribbon waist tie.
Condition: Excellent with some light marring on the satin belt.
Bust: 36" Waist: 28" Hips: open Length from shoulder seam to hem: 38 1/2"
Lovely 1960's shift dress from Gustave Tassell is made of black wool crepe. It features a round neckline, princess seams, an a-line skirt, and satin waistband that ties into a bow at the center front. Fully lined.
No size label.
Bust: 36" Waist: 31" Hips: 39" Shoulder Seam to Hem Length: 38"