Slinky dress from Leonard dates to the 1980's and is made of printed white silk jersey in a floral and letter pattern. It features a plunging v-neck, 3/4-length sleeves, and ruching at the side left hip. Unlined. Center back zip. Elasticized band at interior waist.
Vintage dress from Leonard dates to the 1980's. It is made of light green silk jersey with a multicolored painterly print. Long chiffon sleeves with double button cuff. Center back zipper. Unlined. No size label.
Bust: 34-38" Waist: 28-32" Hip: 34-40" Across Shoulder:16" Sleeve Length: 23" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 38"
Vintage gown from Leonard of Paris dates to the 1980's and is made of a seafoam green textured silk crepe with an all over active floral and splatter print. Bodice features scoop front and back neck and narrow straps. Tiered skirt features three narrow and three wide ruffles and is asymmetrical being higher on the left side. Bodice is unlined, skirt is lined. Center back zipper closure.
Condition: Excellent with some possible spots in the front and back bodice, which may in fact be part of the very active print.
Bust: 34" Waist: 30" Hips: 40" Shoulder seam to hem length at longest point: 59"
Vintage cocktail dress and jacket from Loris Azzaro is made of textured blue fabric and dates to the 1980's. The dress has a jagged geometric neckline that is echoed in the waistline of the skirt. Origami-like folding on the backside of the dress creates volume and added interest. Both pieces are fully lined. Dress has center back zippered closure. Jacket has no closures.
Condition: Excellent with the lining of the dress needing to be reattached at the front hem. Also some faint discoloration of lining on bolero at shoulders and underarm.
Bust: 36" Waist: 26" Hip: 36" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 38"
Bust: 36" Waist: 30" Across Shoulder: 14.5" Sleeve Length: 23.5" Center Back Length: 16.5
Striking four piece ensemble from famed artist Mara Abboud dates to the 1980's and is made of black suede with gold leather accents. Halter-style top gathers softly at neckline and ties at the back waist. Over-sized coat has exaggerated padded shoulders, gold leather trim down the center front opening, and hand-painted leaf appliques. Wide belt has matching leaf appliques and ties at the center back. Ankle-length skirt has elasticized waistband and no closures. All pieces are unlined. Please note that this piece is not signed; however, it is Mara Abboud because I bought two identical ensembles (this one and a purple one) from the same owner and the purple ensemble is signed.
No size label.
Skirt Waist: 25-38" Hip: Open Length: 37"
Jacket Bust: 40" Waist: Open Hip: Open Length: 38"
Grecian-inspired gown from Marc Bouwer dates to the 1980's. It is made of fluid matte jersey that is gathered at the shoulders as well as on top of and below the massive sequined waistband. Deep v-neck can be fastened with a hook and eye to make it a little more modest. Side zipper. Unlined.
Sculptural cocktail dress from Mary McFadden is made out of black pleated polyester. Narrow ruffle detail throughout has gold-trimmed edges. Squared neckline. Short puffy sleeves with elasticized cuffs. Side zipper. Lined. No size label.
Bust: 36" Waist: 26" Hips: 39" Across Shoulders: 13" Sleeve Length: 10" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 45 1/2"
Strapless gown from Mary McFadden's couture line is made of peach pleated silk. It has a wide waistband that is adorned with various types of embroidery as well as gold seed and bugle beads. Center back zipper. Fully lined. No size label.
Condition: Very good with some small pulls throughout.
Bust: 34" Waist: 25" Hip: Open| Center Back Length: 46"
Vintage evening gown from Mary McFadden dates to the 1980's. The bodice is fully covered with embroidery, sequins, and beads. Round neck. 3/4-length sleeves with elasticized cuffs. Black pleated skirt has drop waist. Center back zipper. Bodice is lined. Skirt is not. Dress is labeled a size 8.
Bust: 36" Waist: 32" Hip: 36" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 17" Center Back Length: 55"
Vintage dress from Michael Schmidt dates to the late 1980's and is made of metal O-rings that are hand-woven together, resulting in chainmail that hugs the body. V-neck front and back. Unlined. No closures. Please note that although no tag is present identifying the designer of the garment, this piece has been authenticated by the artist himself. He stated that less than eight of these dresses were ever made. This is a rare and collectible dress.
No size label. Garment would fit approximately anywhere from a US size 0-6.
Bust: 28-36" Waist: 26-32" Hips: 30-38" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 34 1/2"
Vintage silk gown from Michaele Vollbracht dates to the 1980's and features a fabulous breakfast print complete with sunny side up eggs and bacon. Print is highlighted with large black and gold sequins. Fully lined with sky blue silk.
Bust: Open Waist: 26 1/2" Hips: Open Skirt Length: 44"
1980's dress from Mila Schon is made out of dark pink polished cotton with oversized dot weave. Inverted v-shape. Four diagonal patch pockets with buttoned flap closures. Short sleeves. Large shoulder pads. Center front zip. Unlined.
Mila Schon blue and white gingham overcoat. Lightweight cotton. Button front. Raglan sleeves with button cuff detail. Turn down collar. Front flap pockets. Shoulder pads. Self belt. Unlined except for in sleeves.
Labeled Italian size 42, U.S 8.
Bust: 40" Waist: 42" Hip: 44" Across Shoulders: 20" Sleeve Length: 21" Center Back Length: 45"
Missoni gown dates to the 1980's. It is made out of an orange-red cotton jersey with an abstracted stripe and dot diagonal print. Rounded v-neck. Long dolman sleeves are tapered at wrists. Large keyhole opening in back. Single center back looped button closure at neck. Unlined.
Labeled size Medium.
Condition: Very good with a small run in one of the shoulders
Bust: Approximately 38-40" Waist: 32-36" Hips: 32-38" Across Shoulders: approximately 17" Sleeve Length: approximately 22 1/2" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 53"
Vintage party dress from Nolan Miller dates to the 1970's through early 1980's. It is made of black chiffon with a silver lurex pinstripe. Neckline is off the shoulders and trimmed with sequins, bugle beads, and square rhinestones. Flame-like detailing along neckline extends downwards throughout bust area. Long sleeves have snap closures at cuffs. Nipped waist with full skirt. Detached wide waist sash. Lined. Center back hook and eye closure on bodice with zippered closure in skirt.
Condition: Excellent with a small amount of loose beading and loose lurex threads.
Bust: 32-34" Waist: 24" Hips: Open Across Shoulders: approximately 17" Sleeve Length: approximately 24 1/2" Center Back Length: 46 1/2" Shawl: 21" x 111"
Vintage jacket from Norma Kamali dates to the 1980's and is made of fluid black jersey. It is tightly gathered at the shoulders, waist, and hemline. Two center front hook and eye closures, one at waist and one at hem. Large shoulder pads. Unlined.