1970's caftan from Malcolm Starr is made of white cotton twill with black velvet and floral printed cotton appliqued in graphic patterns throughout. Keyhole neckline. Wide long sleeves. Center front zipper. Lined.
Grecian-inspired gown from Marc Bouwer dates to the 1980's. It is made of fluid matte jersey that is gathered at the shoulders as well as on top of and below the massive sequined waistband. Deep v-neck can be fastened with a hook and eye to make it a little more modest. Side zipper. Unlined.
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-
Contemporary belt from Martin Margiela is made of black leather with an iridescent grouping of rooster feathers that can be shifted anywhere on the belt. Adjustable silver-toned closure is hidden when the belt is being worn.
Vintage gown from Mary McFadden dates to the 1980's through early 1990's. It is made from her signature pleated fabric with a beaded embellishment around the neckline. Gathered knot detail at side right hip. Center back and side zip. Lined.
Lovely cocktail dress from Beverly Hills boutique Maxwell Shieff is made out of black silk taffeta. The bodice and skirt feature 3-D cut velvet appliques that are densely applied. Scoop neck. Cap sleeves. Full skirt with attached crinoline. Unlined.
Vintage cocktail dress from Maxwell Shieff Beverly Hills is made of black lace with gunmetal gray sequins sewn on to echo the pattern of the lace. Pleated black satin waistband. Back train has gray silk on underside that compliments the color of the sequins. Fitted throughout. Wide scoop neckline. Fully lined. Center back zipper.
No size label, but we estimate it to be a size 4-6. Please refer to measurements below.
Stunning gown and wrap from Beverly Hills designer Maxwell Shieff dates to the 1950's and is made of black and gold jacquard with a large-scale floral motif. Gown is fitted throughout outside of a fishtail hem. Dress is lined and has a center back zipper. Wide wrap could be worn a variety of ways.
Three piece outfit from Michael Novarese circa 1980s, is made of black silk with a windowpane weave, printed with a bold floral pattern in white, red, and yellow. Blouse has a mock neck, 7/8 length wide sleeves, padded shoulders and center back zipper. Pleated skirt is knee length with center back zipper and hook and eye closures at waistband. Hip length jacket has shawl lapel, 3/4 length sleeves, padded shoulders, patch pockets at hip and no closures. All pieces are lined.
No size label.
Jacket- Bust: 40" Waist: 40" Across Shoulders: 17 1/2" Sleeve Length: 14 1/2" Center Back Length: 29"
Blouse- Bust: 33" Waist: 30" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 19" Center Back Length: 23"
Vintage dress from Michael Schmidt dates to the late 1980's and is made of metal O-rings that are hand-woven together, resulting in chainmail that hugs the body. V-neck front and back. Unlined. No closures. Please note that although no tag is present identifying the designer of the garment, this piece has been authenticated by the artist himself. He stated that less than eight of these dresses were ever made. This is a rare and collectible dress.
No size label. Garment would fit approximately anywhere from a US size 0-6.
Bust: 28-36" Waist: 26-32" Hips: 30-38" Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 34 1/2"
1980's dress from Mila Schon is made out of dark pink polished cotton with oversized dot weave. Inverted v-shape. Four diagonal patch pockets with buttoned flap closures. Short sleeves. Large shoulder pads. Center front zip. Unlined.