Vintage dress likely dates to the 1930's and is made of black silk with orange accents. Beautiful and dramatic Chinese-inspired embroidery is worked in ombre thread and adorns the front and back. Unlined. Center front frog closures at neckline. Other than that, there are no closures.
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 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.
Measurements- Bust: 35 1/2" Hip: 40" maximum Center Back Length: 57"
Pat Richards dates to the 1970's and is made of a black synthetic chiffon with a gold stripe print. Wide ruffle at hem. Black jersey lining except throughout arms. No closures. Please note that belt is not included.
Condition: Very good with a hole that has been repaired in the left sleeve.
Vintage dress from Robert David-Morton dates to the 1970's and is made of a very lightweight synthetic jersey. Fabric has multicolored geometric print. Angular neckline echoes the print. Rushed bust and under bust. Lined only in front bust. Center back zipper.
No size label.
Bust: 32-36" Waist: 26-29" Hips: Open Across Shoulders (approximate): 15" Sleeve Length (approximate): 21" Center Back Length: 59"
Vintage maxi dress dates to the 1970's and is made of yellow synthetic jersey. Fitted bodice with shoulder cut-outs at front and a scoop back. Full skirt. Semi-sheer bolero has multi-colored sequins in a zig-zag pattern. Coordinating yellow fabric on the collar, cuffs, and waistband. Dress is fully lined and has a center back zippered closure. Bolero is unlined and has a three button closure at the center front waist. No tag identifying manufacturer or size.
Condition: Very good with a small stain on the left bust of the dress and at the hem of the dress. Additionally there is a small stain on the left collar (see photo).
Lovely Edwardian white net dress with pink and mauve embroidered daises. Sheer although it is lined with self fabric. V-neck with lacing up center front. 3/4 sleeve with double ruffles at the cuffs. Skirt is ankle-length and has 3 rows of cording at hem. L-shaped snap front.
Condition: Very good with some small breaks in the netting throughout. One larger hole in the lining at the left hip (see photo).
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 1940's and is made of a synthetic sheer organza. Fitted bodice has gathered center front at bust and puff sleeves that are tapered at cuffs. Full skirt. Bodice is lined. Skirt is not. Side metal zipper with waist tie that is attached at the side seams.
Condition: Very good with some stress to the darts at the back neckline as well as some holes at both sleeves' cuffs. I would recommend having the sleeves shortened by 1/2" to fix this. Because of the repairs that are needed, this is reflected in the price.
Vintage gown dates to the 1940's and is made of black crepe. The fitted bodice has a v-neck, 3/4-length sleeves, pintucks at the shoulders, and waist darts. The full skirt is floor-length and has a peplum. Unlined. Side metal zipper.
Condition: Very good with some snags on the peplum and a tear at one of the pintucks at bodice's shoulder. Additionally there is some extremely faint fading on the skirt.
1940's floor-length dress with dramatic ruffled back and calico/geometric print. The entirety of the back skirt is covered with tiers of ruffles. Ruffled boat neckline. Fitted bodice. Short sleeves are gathered at cuff. A-line skirt with long ruffle at hem. Side metal zipper. Unlined.
Condition: Very Good. A few spots on the ruffles- one that is on the neckline and one that is on the back ruffles; they are easily concealed by being made into a tuck as there is so much volume in those areas. Small mend in the underarm just above the zipper. Small tear at shoulder seam concealed by ruffle- easily repaired. Small tear at side seam at bust. Crude repair at right underarm.
Vintage 1940's long dress is made of light blue cotton with allover floral print in red, pink, and green. It features a round neck with gathered eyelet trim that creates a ruffle effect. Fitted bodice has short sleeves that are gathered at the top creating a dramatic look and eyelet trim. Wide skirt has ruffled hem. Side metal zipper with ties at side waist that meet at the center back. Unlined.
Vintage dress dates to the 1950's through the early 1960's. It is made of a neutral-colored fabric with an ethnic batik-esque print with brightly-colored sequins and beading throughout. Sleeveless bodice has boat neck. Fitted throughout. Bust darts are high; appears to be custom-made for someone with a short torso. Lined. Center back metal zipper.
Vintage maxi dress dates to the 1970's and is made of colorful synthetic chiffon with a painterly abstract print. Sleeveless bodice has wide waistband, ruffled collar, and keyhole opening at center back. Ankle-length skirt has an a-line shape and ruffled detail at the hem. Lined. Center back zipper.
Vintage 1970's maxi dress from Italian designer Emilio Borghese is made of navy polyester jersey with a large floral print in red and green. Long tapered sleeves. Mock neck. Center back zipper. Unlined.
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 and shorts date to the 1970's and are made of burnt orange fabric with a geometric print in blue, yellow, and purple. Dress has a stand collar, fitted bodice, and long tapered sleeves. Dress skirt is tapered all along the waistband and has a side front slit that extends almost to the waist to reveal matching shorts. Unlined. Center back zipper.