Vintage gown from Bill Blass dates to the 1980's and retailed at I. Magnin. It is made of neutral-colored ombré silk with an animal print. Loose-fitting, exterior bodice has v-neck and batwing sleeves with zippered cuffs. Center front bow at waistline. Large keyhole opening at center back. Covered button closure at back neck. Center back zipper. Lined.
No size label.
Bust: 34-36" Approximately High Waist: 28" Hip: Open Across Shoulder: 15" Approximately Sleeve Length: 24" Approximately Center Back Length: 54"
Vintage evening gown from Bob Mackie dates to the 1980's and is made of nude stretch netting that is adorned with sinuous bands of silver bugle beads, cream sequins, and pearls. Gown has long sleeves with zippered cuffs, a mock neck, and is fitted throughout. Front hem curves upwards into a high slit on the left leg. Fully lined. Center back zipper. Labeled a vintage size 6. Please refer to measurements, as sizes have changed over the years.
Bob Mackie gown with Grecian and Egyptian influences. Made from black four-ply silk with a band of magenta silk shantung across bust. Inverted pleat at center front. Attached faux bolero made of black netting and covered with sequins and beads in a geometric motif. Turquoise blue beaded fringe hangs down from bolero. Unlined. Double snap closure at back neck. Center back invisible zipper. Lightly padded shoulders. Zip cuffs. No size label.
Bust: 32" Waist: Open Hips: Open Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 21 1/2" Center Back Length: 53"
Classic cocktail dress from Carolyne Roehm features one-shoulder design, satin waistband, and marabou feathers throughout hip. Fitted bodice has boning for structure and support. Fitted pencil skirt has center back vent. Side zip. Unlined.
Labeled a vintage size 8.
Condition: Very good with some feather loss around the zipper.
Vintage gown from Chanel was designed by Karl Lagerfeld in the 1990's. It is made of midnight blue silk/rayon velvet with a strand of cream pearls that adorn the neckline and bodice. Fitted bodice has halter sweetheart neckline and open back. Straight skirt with long slit has a silk bow above it. Fully lined. Center back zipper in skirt with two covered velvet button closure. Labeled a size 38.
Condition: Excellent. There is some light wear to the nap of the velvet in some areas.
Chloe Limited Anniversary Edition violin dress dates to 2013 . The Chloe violin dress was originally designed by Karl Lagerfeld in 1983, and reissued 30 years later in a limited edition of 60 dresses. The dress is made of black crepe with beading and rhinestones fashioned to resemble a violin. Open waist and mid-back. Dress is labeled 21/60. Center back hook and eye closures at neck and center back zipper in skirt. Bodice is lined; skirt is not.
Labeled a modern size 40.
Bust: 36-38" Approximately Waist (lower): 31" Hip: 38-40" Skirt Length: 22" Center Back Length: 40 1/2"
Vintage cocktail dress from Christian Dior dates to the 1980's. It is made of a mix of velvet, faille, and lamé fabrics with sequins and beads adorning the front bodice. There is an interior crinoline attached at the waist that extends 12" down and adds a flattering fullness to the hips. Center back zipper. Lined in front skirt and bodice. No size label.
Bust: 34" Waist: 28-29" Hip: Open Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 44"
Striking gown from Christian Dior's 1982 Autumn haute couture collection. It is made of royal blue satin with beaded velvet appliques that decorate the gown from the waist down. Boned bodice. Spaghetti straps. Center back zipper.
Labeled size 44.
Condition: Very good with some light marring in a few small areas of the satin.
Bust: 39" Waist: 36" Hips: 44" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 57"
Vintage gown from Christian Dior dates to the 1960's and is made of black textured fabric. It features a one-shouldered, fitted bodice with an unusual zigzagged detailing. Full-length skirt is pleated all around waistband with a coordinating zigzagged hem. Unlined. Side zippered closure. No size label. Please refer to measurements.
Long dress from Christian Lacroix dates to the 1990's and is made of wool, acrylic, and metallic yarns that are knitted together in a patchwork-like pattern. Ribbed mock neck and long cuffs. Side metal zipper has a gold-toned sunburst pull and can be zipped as high or low as desired. Unlined. Center back zipper.
Condition: Excellent with multiple reweaves done by a professional reweaver.
Bust: 32-36" Waist: 25-28" Hips: 32-36" Across Shoulders: 17 1/2" Sleeve Length: 25 1/2" Center Back Length: 53 1/2"
Minimalist sheath dress from Comme des Garçons is made out of black silk moiré. It has a round neckline, is sleeveless, and below knee-length. Side panels are inserted at hip level and flare outwards towards the front and back centers of the dress at the hem, which create fin-like protrusions. Hem has horizontal rows of wide pleats with bands of knit ruffle.
Labeled size Medium.
Bust: 38" Waist: 37" Hips: 42" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 46"
Vintage dress from Courreges dates to the 1970's. It is made of brightly-colored orange linen with contrasting white drawstring and buttons. Drawstring at waist can change the look of the dress. Button closures. Lined.
We estimate it to fit a size 2-4 US.
Bust: 33" Waist: 32" and smaller Hip: 36" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 43"
Vintage dress dates to the 1990's from Dolce & Gabanna's D&G line is made of indigo blue cotton/synthetic blend stretch denim. Nine pieces of vertical boning throughout the bodice create a very body-conscious fit and have dark yellow topstitching on the exterior. Center back bodice has brass-toned grommets through which black laces lace through (laces can be laced looser to accommodate a slightly larger size). Front v-neck with double spaghetti straps. Side invisible zipper. Unlined. Labeled size 40 IT.
Bust: 31-35" Waist: 25-27" Hips: 34-38" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 39"
Space-age dress from Donald Brooks dates to the 1960's and is made of cream-colored silk satin. Wide bands of fabric are concentrically stitched around neckline, at cuffs, down center front, and around the hem. A-line skirt. Wide bell sleeves. Center front covered snap closures. Fully lined. Detached belt with same stitching.
Condition: Excellent. The original lining of the belt was cracking, so an additional backing was added to the belt. It is unseen when worn.
Vintage evening dress from English brand Eavis & Brown dates to the 1980's through 1990's. It is made of jet black lace that is adorned with black beading and sequins. Nude chiffon lining. Center back looped button closure. Labeled a size Medium, but it is best suited for a modern size 4 to 6. Please refer to measurements.
Beautiful gown dates to the Edwardian era and is made of ivory Battenburg lace. Squared scoop neckline. Lace is gathered at center lower back, just above the buttocks. Short sleeves. Lined with a very fine silk. Closes in back with a series of snaps and hooks and eyes.
No size label, but fits a size 2-4.
Condition: Very good with some faint stains throughout.
Bust: 34" Waist: 26" Hip: Open Across Shoulder: approximately 15 1/2" Sleeve Length: approximately 7" Length from Shoulder Seam to Front Hem: 56" Length from Shoulder Seam to Back Hem: 58 1/2"