Malcolm Starr cocktail dress circa 1960's. Black velvet adorned with black sequins in a checkerboard pattern. Form fitting. High, squared neckline. Sleeveless. Center back zip. Fully lined. Labeled size 40.
Bust: 34" Waist: 28" Hip: 37" Skirt Length: approximately 22" Shoulder Seam to Hem: 36"
Manuel Pertegaz 1960's hat is made of tightly woven, golden beige straw. Interior velvet band. Hand-written numbered tag sewn on the inside.
Condition: Very good with a small red mark on side (see photo) and some slight discoloration on back.
Crown: 5 1/2- 7"
Interior Circumference: 21 1/2"
Manuel Pertegaz is a Spanish-born designer who opened his own fashion house in the early 1940's. His designs (along with those of Lanvin and Balenciaga, among others) were recently featured as a part of the exhibition, Barcelona Haute Couture, at The Palau Robert in Barcelona, Spain. One of his hats is owned by The Costume Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. More recently (in 2004), he designed the wedding dress for of Letizia, Princess of Asturias.
Vintage dress from Marimekko dates to the 1960's. It is made of cotton printed with orange and dark pink vertical stripes. Inverted pleats begin below front and back yokes. Dress can be worn with optional sash, which changes the dress' silhouette completely. Unlined. Center front silver-toned metal button closure.
Condition: Excellent with minor wear consistent with age and use.
Labeled a vintage size 38, which would be suitable for a modern day size 2. Please refer to measurements-
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.
Stunning gown circa 1960's through early 1970's from American designer Mollie Parnis is made out of black raised floral lace. Fitted bodice is sleeveless, has scoop neck, black satin waistband, and peplum-like detail at the hip. Straight skirt is ankle-length and has scalloped hem. Gown is actually made up of two pieces: skirt with attached underbodice along with a detachable overbodice. Both pieces are lined. Bodice has side snap closure and dress has side zipper.
No size label.
Bust: 36" Waist: 28" Hips: 38" Shoulder Seam to Hem Length: 59" Skirt Length: 41"
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.
Sizing is a modern day 4-6.
Bust: 36" Waist: 26" Hips: 38" Shoulder Seam to Hem Length: 56"
Philip Hulitar gown is made of robin's egg blue cotton velvet and dates to the late 1950's through the 1960's. It is adorned allover with white and silver sequins in a scrolling floral pattern. The fitted bodice is sleeveless and has a round neck. Straight skirt is pleated around the waistband. Fully lined. Center back zipper. Crinoline has been attached to the waist and is removable if necessary.
No size label.
Condition: Very good with some small spots throughout, most of which are concentrated at the hem.
Bust: 34" Waist: 24" Hip: Open Center Back Length: 53"
Vintage cocktail party dress from Ric McClintock dates to the 1960's and is made of what appears to be a black synthetic crepe. Bands of clear rhinestones that are fused on black net are around neckline and inside of six inverted pleats in the skirt. Front and back princess seams create fitted bodice.Ãƒ"šÃ‚ Flared skirt.Ãƒ"šÃ‚ Fully lined. Center back plastic zipper.
Condition: Excellent. I can see no visible flaws.
Bust: 35-36" Waist: 32" Hip:Ãƒ"šÃ‚ 40" Center Back Length: 35 1/4"