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 Eastern European folk dress likely dates to the 1930's or prior. It is made from cream linen with fine hand-embroidery on the sleeves, at hem, and front bust. Underarm gussets. Unlined. No closures.
Condition: Very good with yellowing to skirt in areas (see photo)
Vintage dress from Chloe dates to the 1970's and gives nod to the styles of the 1940's. It is made of a textured black silk fabric with a multicolor silk floral print. Interesting seaming detail leaves skin exposed underneath. Unlined. Center front placket with button closures. Elbow-length sleeves have interfacing at shoulder to give height and structure. Detached belt. Labeled size 36.
Vintage dress dates to the 1950's. It retailed at Polly's on Park Ave. and was designed by Evelyn Byrnes Inc. It is made from ivory cotton or cotton blend fabric with a green and orange floral print. Fitted bodice has front boat neck and scoop back neck. Diagonal gathering on wide waistband panel culminates in a fabric covered buckle at side waist. Skirt is gathered all around waist seam. Gauze lining. Center back metal zippered closure. Please note that this dress was not photographed with a crinoline underneath.
Across Shoulder: 16"
Approximately Sleeve Length: 5"
Approximately Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 40 1/2"
Vintage party dress from Ungaro dates to the 1980's and is made of white silk with a polychromatic splatter print. It features a boat neck with cowl back. Elbow-length sleeves have heavily padded shoulders and drape dramatically from the shoulder seam. Exterior of the dress has no closures. Interior attached waistband fastens with hooks and eyes and has straps that extend from the waist to the shoulders to hold the dress in place.
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 little black dress from Halston is made of silk dupioni and dates to the 1970's. Bodice features a deep v-neck, doleman sleeves, and is fitted from the underbust to the waist. Full skirt is gathered all around waistband. Two ties at the center back bodice create a dramatic effect. Unlined. Side snap closure in skirt.
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"
Cocktail dress from Jean-Paul Gaultier is made of brick red silk with a print resembling the burlesque works of Toulouse Lautrec. Bodice has a deep v-neck. Ruched waist starts just below the bust and ends just beneath the buttocks. Sleeve cuffs have matching elasticized ruching. Unlined. No closures. Detached belt features plastic buckle.
Labeled IT 40, FR 36, GB 8, US 6.
Bust: 34-36" Waist: 24-30" Hips: 28-38" Across Shoulders: 15 1/2" Sleeve Length: 25" Center Back Length: 42"
Vintage gown dates to the 1930's and retailed at "Stefan Kozak Inc." in New York City. It is made of textured silk crepe with a multicolor floral print. It is cut on the bias, which creates a very flattering shape. Front and back cowl necklines. Large beaded flower adorns left side of bust. Unlined except throughout bodice. Side snap closure.
Bust: 32-36" Waist: 25-26" Hip: Open Center Back Length: 55" Skirt Length: 38"
Vintage dress dates to the 1920's and has an Art Nouveau feel. It is made of cream netting with raised floral embroidery and filet lace inserts. Unlined, but comes with a pink slip that is not original to the dress. Dress has hook and eye closure at shoulder.
Bust: 36-38" Waist: 34-36" Hip: Open Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 48"
Vintage dress dates to the 1930's and is made of ivory-colored floral lace. Sleeveless. Crisscross bodice results in a front v-neck. Detached belt with mother of pearl buckle. Side snap and hook and eye closure. Unlined, but comes with slip.
Measurements- Bust: 32-34" Waist: 27-30" Hip: 32-38" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 54"
Vintage gown dates to the 1930's and is made of soft cream netting with embroidered floral sprays throughout. Turn down rounded collar. Voluminous short sleeves. Center back keyhole opening at neckline. Hook and eye closure at back neck. Unlined but comes with slip.
Measurements- Bust: 28-33" Waist: 24-27" Hip: 34-38" Across Shoulder: 13" Sleeve Length: 7" Center Back Length: 55"
Lovely dress dates to the 1930's and is made of pale peach silk chiffon with a floral print in hues of orange and blue. V-neck with center front bow and small key hole opening. Middy collar with ruffled trim. No closures. Unlined but comes with a slip.
No size label. Will fit anywhere from a 4-6 since it is cut on the bias.
Vintage dress dates to the 1930's and features an Art Deco geometric floral print. It is made of peach chiffon with a ruffled neckline and flounce sleeve with organza to stiffen. Side snap closure. Unlined, but comes with a slip of a similar color.
No size label, but we estimate it to be approximately a size 6-8. Please refer to measurements below.
Vintage dress from Robert-David Morton dates to the 1970's and is made of a synthetic jersey with an allover seashell print in pink and light green. Unique sweetheart-like neckline has fullness at the bust that is created through gathers at the center back neck. Long sleeves have dramatic bell shape. Full skirt is gathered all along waistband. Lined through bodice. Center back zipper.
Vintage dress from Rudi Gernrich for Harmon Knitwear is made of red and lilac wool knit with a geometric Op-Art print. Dress is sleeveless, has a scoop front and back neckline, and drop waist with detached belt. Unlined. No closures. Labeled a vintage size 8.
Condition: Excellent. Belt is not original to the dress; it was made from excess fabric at hem.