Vintage ensemble dates to the 1970's and was manufactured by Halston IV. It is made of a super soft and liquid-like tan polyester jersey with a dot print. Tunic blouse has a v-neck, turn down collar, and snap cuffs. Below knee-length skirt has a fitted waistband with a hook and eye closure. Both pieces are unlined.
Labeled a vintage size 6. Please refer to measurements.
Condition: Excellent. There are a few small pulls in the blouse.
Vintage jumpsuit & jacket ensemble from Halston is made of purple silk chiffon that is covered with vertical rows of hand-sewn iridescent sequins. Jumpsuit has plunging halter neckline, open back, elasticized waistband, and center back hook and eye closures at neck. Jacket has round neck, long sleeves, and single hook and eye closure at center front neck. Jumpsuit is lined. Jacket is not. No size label, but it is best suited for a US size 2 to 4.
Condition: Very Good. The lining of the jumpsuit has fading issues, presumably from perspiration. We are leaving it up to the buyer as to whether they want to replace the lining or not.
Iconic Halston ensemble dates to the 1970's and is made of purple silk chiffon that is covered in rows of hand-sewn iridescent sequins of varying sizes. Backless jumpsuit features a halter neckline with a hook and eye closure and elasticized waistband. Jacket is below hip-length, has a round neck, and center front single hook and eye closure at the neckline. Jumpsuit is lined. Jacket is not.
Vintage wrap dress from Halston dates to the 1970's. It is made of black silk that is printed with a leaf pattern. V-neck front and back. Dolman sleeves. Detached wide belt can be knotted or made into a bow. Hook and eye closures at back waist. Unlined.
Vintage gown from Hanae Mori dates to the 1970's and is made of coral silk chiffon with a coral silk underlayer featuring the same print. Mock neck. Asymmetrical sleeves with one being a regular long sleeve with snap cuffs and the other being more like the sleeve of a caftan. Ruffled trim with undulating edges. Lined. Center back zip, snap, and covered button closures.
Vintage gown from Hanae Mori's Couture line dates to the 1970's. It is made of a fitted silk underlayer with a loose-fitting silk chiffon overlay with a center front opening. Overlayer has pintucks throughout upper bodice and down sleeves. Graphic print in pinks, blues, and cream depict butterflies. Can be worn with or without detached sash. Center back zipper with three decorative tie fasteners. Lined.
Two-piece blouse and pant ensemble from Hanae Mori dates to the 1970's. It is made of pink and sky blue silk chiffon with a heavier silk underlayer. Both fabrics feature the same delicate floral print. Blouse has round neck, center front covered button closure, and fluttery cape that is attached at the neckline only. Straight-legged pants have flat front and back and center front zippered closure. Both pieces are lined.
The blouse is labeled a vintage size 10 and the pants a size 12, but the blouse fits more like a size 6 and the pants like a size 4.
Condition: Very good with three small holes in the chiffon of the pants near the waistline that are covered up by the blouse.
Evening gown from Hanae Mori dates to the 1970's and is made of white silk chiffon with a heavier silk under-layer. Both fabrics feature the same multicolored floral print that overlap in such a way that makes them appear to be three-dimensional. Layers of ruffles extend from the shoulder seam to the knees in the back to create a cape/sleeve combo. Boat neck front; v-neck back. Center back buttoned and snap closures. Lined.
Labeled a vintage size 10, which is closer to a modern day 6. Please refer to the measurements.
Vintage gown from Hanae Mori dates to the 1970's and is made of striped silk chiffon, which lays over a heavier silk with the same print. It has a v-neck and detached belt that are heavily beaded in a pattern that echos the print. Floor-length open sleeves. Center back zipper. Lined.
Labeled a vintage size 10, which is equivalent to a modern size 4.
1970's gown from Hanae Mori's couture label features a large scale floral print that are printed on both the silk chiffon overlayer and the heavier silk underneath. This layering of prints creates a three-dimensional aspect. Mock neck has gathering around the front. Long sleeves have layers of ruffles that start at the elbows and extend to the wrists. Center back zippered and snap closures. Lined.
Labeled a vintage size 10, but fits more like a modern day 6.
Cocktail Dress circa 1970's from Hardy Amies is made out of black floral lace. Long sleeves with ruffled snap cuff. V-neck has double silk ruffle. Fitted bodice. Raglan sleeve. A-line skirt. Center back zipper. Lined except for in sleeves.
1950's cocktail dress from Harvey Berin wasÃƒ"šÃ‚ designed by Karen Stark. Made out of ivory-colored, silk French Chantilly lace, which covers a silk satin bodice and skirt. Hand-made satin rosettes are appliqued throughout skirt. Wide satin waistband. Scoop neck. Sleeveless. Boned bodice. Full, pleated skirt. Center back zip. Lightweight crinoline used in photographs, not included.
No size label.
Condition: Fair to Good with the lace being extremely brittle.
Vintage 1950's dress was made by Karen Stark for Harvey Berin. The dress is actually a two-piece ensemble with the beaded bodice being a separate piece. The dress itself has a lining as the bodice and a straight linen skirt. The bodice has white beaded dangles around the cuffs and hem as well as yellow embroidery that is highlighted by beading. Dress has center back zipper and is unlined. Bodice is lined and has center back hook and eye closures.
Condition: Very good with minor bead loss in the bodice, most of which is in the beaded trim.
Vintage cardigan sweater from Helen Bond Carruthers dates to the 1950's and is made of a repurposed piano shawl and features ribbon flowers sewn on throughout. Center front button closure. As in all of Ms. Carruthers' sweaters the cuffs and waistband has been tacked up. Lined with silk chiffon except in the arms.
Condition: Wool is in excellent condition. It appears that the embroidery in the appliqued piano shawl has faded, as well as has lost stitches throughout. Additionally, the ribbon flowers show wear from age and use. Small tear in lining at center back neck.
Bust: 38-40" Waist: 30-32" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 19 1/2" Center Back Length: 18 1/2"