Vintage ensemble from iconic 1970's American designer Holly's Harp is made of mint green matte jersey. Blouse and sash feature a floral and leaf pattern that was hand-painted onto the fabric. Blouse has a v-neck, short sleeves that are gathered at the shoulders, and a snap and hook and eye closures at center front bust only. Wide-legged pants have an elasticized waistband. Both pieces are unlined.
Vintage hat from Jack McConnell dates to an unknown era during the latter 20th Century. It is made of beige woven straw that has a wide band of white flowers that extend from the hat, some of which are adorned with rhinestones.
Stunning statement necklace from Jan Pomianowski is comprised of nuggets of Baltic amber and amethyst along with pearls that are set in polished sterling silver.
About Jan Pomianowski- Jan Pomianowski was born in 1958. Graduated from the Faculty of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, from studios of two professors: Wladyslaw Jackiewicz and Kiejstut Bereźnicki. For 25 years, He's been creating an unique jewelry. Completely handmade, single specimens of necklaces, bracelets, brooches ... His characteristic products can be found in prestigious Polish galleries. They also successfully sold on the the United States, Russia, Australia and Germany markets.
Condition: Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use.
Vintage coat from Jean Muir dates to the late 1970's through 1980's and is made of brightly-colored suede that is stitched together in a bold, graphic pattern. Shawl collar. No closures. Unlined. Labeled a vintage UK size 12 and a US size 10.
Condition: Very good with some light wear to the suede throughout which is not unusual for a suede coat of this age.
Bust: 54" Waist: 52" Hip: 52" Shoulder Seam to Shoulder Seam: 18" Approximately Sleeve Length: 20 1/2" Approximately Center Back Length: 32"
Military-inspired ensemble from Jean Muir dates to the 1970's. It is made out of black crepe with textured transparent gray buttons. Fitted jacket is single-breasted, has Mandarin collar, and long sleeves with rolled cuffs. Slightly flared skirt has center front inverted pleat and side zip. Both pieces are unlined.
Statuesque gown from Jean Muir dates to the 1970's. It is made out of black jersey crepe with minimal stretch. Bodice has round neckline and is fitted throughout the ribcage where it has vertical pintucked details. Extra wide batwing sleeves taper at button cuffs. Front and back yoke. Floor-length skirt is pleated around waistband. Center front mother-of-pearl button closure. Bodice is partly lined; skirt is not.
Jean Varon blue gown dates to the 1970's and is made of transparent synthetic chiffon that is lined throughout the body. Round neck. Overly long sleeves bunch up at the wrists, which have elastic bands at wrists. Peplum detail at hip. Detached belt can tie at the front or back. Center back zipper.
Vintage maxi from Jean Varon dates to the 1970's and is made of a lightweight synthetic fabric with a self stripe and gorgeous floral print. Dress features a low cut squared neckline, empire waist, and eyelet trim. Center back zippered closure. Fully lined.
Labeled a vintage size 14. Please refer to measurements.
Bust: 34" Under Bust: 30" Waist: Open Hips: Open Shoulder Seam to Hem Length: 57"
Vintage evening gown from Lanvin dates to the 1970's and is made of cream-colored faille, possibly synthetic or a synthetic blend. It features a mock neck, center front covered button closures, and a slight leg of mutton sleeve with zippered cuff. Labeled a vintage size 10. Please refer to measurements.
Condition: Excellent. Silk lining has some damage to it. This is not noticeable when worn.
Vintage dress from English designer Leslie Sandra dates to the late 1960's through 1970's. It is made of high-quality chocolate brown stretch matte jersey and features beautiful rounded cutouts around the front and back necklines. Dense draping extends outwards from the princess seams. Long billowing sleeves have snap cuffs. Mock neck. Center back zipper. Unlined. Labeled a vintage size 10; however, it is closer to a modern day 0-2. Please refer to measurements.
Bust: 30-32" Waist: 24-25" Hip: Open Center Back Length: 40 1/2"
Vintage gown from Lesley Sandra dates to the 1970's and is made of layers of navy silk chiffon with a handkerchief hem. Sequined and beaded detailing at front and back neckline and sleeves. Fully lined. Center back zipper.
Condition: Excellent with a small mend in the chiffon.
Bust: 35 1/2" Hip: 40" maximum Center Back Length: 57"
Loris Azzaro black sweater has chain and beaded trim around neckline, hem, cuffs, and center front. Center front snap closure. Unlined. Please note that the designer label is missing from this piece; however, we purchased the identical sweater in purple that still has the label intact. No size label, but we estimate that it is best suited for a modern day XS.
Bust: 28-32" Waist: 24-26" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 18" Center Back Length: 18"
Vintage gown from Loris Azzaro dates to the 1970's and is made of black netting with glitter dots in a stripe pattern. Tiered ruffle skirt with bow at center front. Gown is lined except for neckline and sleeves. Center back zippered closure with hooks and eyes at upper back. Looped button closures at wrists. No size label but we estimate it to be a 0/2.
Vintage gown from Loris Azzaro dates to the 1970's and is made of black jersey with a transparent chiffon insert in front and back bodice. Insert is adorned with black and slate blue sequins and black bugle beads. Halter style neckline. Center back zipper. Unlined. No size label. Please refer to measurements-
Vintage dress from Louis Féraud Paris dates to the 1970's. It is made of stretch jersey with a striking geometric print in orange, sky blue, brown, purple, and gray. Round neck. Long tapered sleeves. Unlined. Center back covered button closure at neckline.
1970's caftan from Malcolm Starr is made of white cotton twill with black velvet and floral printed cotton appliqued in graphic patterns throughout. Keyhole neckline. Wide long sleeves. Center front zipper. Lined.
Mimi Di N belt or necklace circa 1974. Gold-toned discs of varying sizes are stamped and textured to represent sand dollars. Held together by chain links. Each disc is stamped "Mimi Di N 1974". Very versatile accessory.
Length: 36" Disc Height: 3/4-1"
About the designer-
Mimi di Niscemi was born in Palermo, Italy. She studied at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Arts which allowed her to work part-time for a jewelry manufacturer who produced Schiaparelli jewelry. Her skill afforded her the opportunity to work with Dutch silversmith Rudolph Broom at the Wichita Art Association. She won a scholarship to the School of Applied Arts in Paris. In the 1950s she formed a partnership with Arnold Scaasi and produced pieces marked Jewels by Scaasi. In 1959 she joined Robert DeMario but soon moved to the New York bead house Brania where she made jewels marked Brania/Mimi di N. She opened her own jewelry firm in 1960 in New York City. She is still in business. and her pieces are marked Mimi di N.
Vintage sleeveless coat from Missoni dates to the 1970's and is made of a green double-faced wool. The exterior is a textured houndstooth pattern in green, white, and navy blue. Lining has same color palette, but in a striped pattern instead. Capelet is attached at neckline and extends to nearly elbow-length. Detached waist belt is the only closure.
1970's sweater coat from Missoni. Brown, blue, and tan plaid wool. Ribbed cuffs and trim are made from brown knit. Patch pockets at hips. Hook and eye closure at center front neckline with tie. Unlined.