Dating from the late 1890's through the early 1900's, this stunning Art Nouveau brooch has geometric elements of early Art Deco. Bronze-toned metal with three pieces of faceted green glass. Unsigned. Measurements Width: 3 3/8" Height: 2"
Antique handbag from the early 1900's in the Arts and Crafts style. Two-toned warm brown leather with tooled sunburst detail. Amber-colored marbleized celluloid frame. Moss green suede interior has small side pockets.
Condition: Very good with some dryness in the leather and a crack in the leather strap.
Silk evening jacket from Badgley Mischka is entirely covered with narrow rows of black sequins and seed beads. Turn down collar with notch lapel. Single breasted with covered snap closures. Fully lined with silk. Jacket likely dates to the 1990's through early 2000's.
Rare Haute Couture coat from Cristobal Balenciaga dates to 1957. It is a famous and important design and is called the "Barrel Coat" made when Mr. Balenciaga was alive and designing his pieces. Coat is made out of burnt umber, fuzzy mohair with two black circular wire buttons. Rolled turn-down collar. Wide cut for added drama. Fully lined.
Condition- Excellent with a few small holes near the hem that were rewoven by a professional reweaver.
Vintage belt likely dates to the 1980's through 1990's. It is a substantial piece in the style of Chanel with gold/silver-toned metal chain with leather woven in between. Large black leather bow at the center front conceals the hook closure.
Condition: Very good with some wear to the gilt of the gold-toned metal that has resulted in it being partially silver-toned.
Vintage dress from Averardo Bessi dates to the 1960's through 1970's and retailed at Elizabeth Arden. The bodice is made of silk jersey, is sleeveless, and has a v-neck. The skirt is made of silk chiffon that is gathered all around the waistband. Lined in the skirt. Center back zipper. Please note that although the dress is missing the tag identifying it as a Bessi dress, his name is printed throughout the fabric.
No size label.
Condition: ExcellentÃƒ"šÃ‚ with some small pulls to the fabric in the bodice.
Vintage 1980's bolero from Betsey Johnson's Punk Label is made of black cotton with multicolored bows sewn onto it in vertical rows. Center front single button closure at neckline. Long tapered sleeves. Unlined. Labeled size Medium.
Vintage 1980's Betsy Johnson dress is made of cotton blend stretch jersey and features an all-over floral print on a black ground. Fitted bodice has a scoop neck and long sleeves with lace detailing at the cuffs. Center front has 30 hook and eye closures that extend from the neckline to the hem. Side seam pockets. Labeled a vintage size Medium 8/10. Unlined.
Condition: Very good with some pilling to the fabric throughout as well as some very small brownish spots on two of the flowers on the left waist and hip.
Bust: 32-36" Waist: 25-29" Hips: open Across Shoulders: approximately 15" Sleeve Length: 23 1/2" Center Back Length: 33 1/2"
Vintage halter dress from Betsey Johnson's Punk Label dates to the 1980's. It is made of a yellow cotton jersey with an allover floral print. Fitted bodice has ruching at center front bust. Straight skirt has center back slit and a peplum. Unlined. No closures. Labeled a vintage size Medium.
Vintage mini dress from Betsy Johnson dates to the 1980's is made of black cotton blend stretch jersey. Fitted bodice has scoop front and back neck and spaghetti straps. Full skirt. No closures. Unlined. Labeled size Petite 4/6.
Condition: Excellent. Dress looks as though it was never worn
Bust: 26-32" Waist: 23-28" Hips: Open Skirt Length: 12 3/4" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 28"
Vintage Blouse from Bill Blass dates to the 1980s and is fully covered in vertical rows of cream iridescent sequins. Trompe l'Oeil pearl multi-strand "necklace", ribbed collar, cuffs and hem have seed bead detailing. Fully lined, center back zipper.
Labeled vintage size 10; however, please note that sizes have changed over the years, so please refer to the measurements.
Bust: 40" Waist: 39" Hips: 38" Across Shoulders: 15 1/2" Sleeve Length: 8 1/2" Center Back Length: 23 1/2"
Vintage cocktail dress from Bill Blass dates to 1990 and retailed at Bergdorf Goodman. It is fashioned out of leopard-printed silk chiffon with a feathered skirt. Long sleeves have two looped covered button closures at wrists. Dress is lined with nude-colored silk chiffon. Center back zippered closure with looped button closure at neckline. Labeled a vintage size 8.
Lovely little black dress from iconic American designer Bill Blass is classic yet innovative. The sheath-style body of the dress is made out of four-ply black silk. Black silk taffeta detail at bust is pleated and gathered and extends from the right front across the back, over the shoulder, and is fastened at the right underarm. Center back zipper. Fully lined.
Bill Blass dress dates to the 1980's and is made of burnt orange silk with a leopard print pattern. Fitted bodice has a round neck and long tapered sleeves. Pleated skirt has knot detail at center front and center back. Fully lined. Center back zipper.
Labeled size 6.
Bust: 34" Waist: 29" Hips: 35" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 23 1/2" Center Back Length: 38 1/2"
Bill Blass cocktail dress with striking print. A field of white tulips with yellow centers is accented by large bright orange and green-stemmed tulips that seem to grow out of the hem and cuffs. Deep v-neck. Attached scarf is sewn to the dress at the back neck and can be worn a variety of ways. Darts sewn all around waist creates shaping. Long sleeves with button cuffs. Center front hooks and eyes. Matching belt. Side invisible zipper. Unlined except for yoke area. No size label.
Bust: 34" Waist: 25" Hips: 38" Across Shoulders: 14" Sleeve Length: 24 1/2" Center Back Length: 43"