This long and lovely silk jacquard robe/ house coat from Dynasty Hong Kong has a flower motif in palette of muted blues and pinks on a silvery gray ground. Turn down collar, center front, and cuffs are stitched with trapunto detailing at the edges. Long sleeves with wide turned cuffs. Deep flap pockets. Elaborate frog closures down the center front. Fully lined.
Condition: Black side. Staining throughout cream part of sleeves. Minor wear to black on back throughout. Embroidery is in good condition with minor breaks and wear.
Blue side. Some staining on blue satin throughout. Staining throughout cream part of sleeves. Minor wear to satin throughout. Seam is weak on right sleeve at back which could easily be fixed. Embroidery is in good condition with minor breaks and wear.
Bust: 43" Waist: 28-42" elasticized Across Shoulders: approximately 20" Sleeve Length: 22" Center Back Length: 23 1/2"
Vintage anonymous ball gown dates to the 1950's and is made of multiple layers of cream silk organza. Silk satin waistband and skirt panels feature striking red cut velvet flowers with beaded detailing. Fitted bodice is strapless and features interior boning. Full skirt has crinoline sewn in at the waist that may have been added after the gown was made. Center back metal zipper. This is a very well-made gown that employed couture-like finishing and materials. Unfortunately no label is present.
We would estimate this gown to be approximately a size 0 to 2
Condition: Excellent. There is a very small hole in the top layer of the skirt. It is difficult to notice.
Bust: 32" Waist: 25" Hip: Open Skirt Length: Approximately 45"
Vintage cardigan sweater dates to the 1950's and is made of navy wool, which is possibly cashmere. Sweater features gold-toned metal faux coins throughout and all along ribbed collar, cuffs and waistband. Center front metal zipper closure. Bright red silk chiffon lining throughout front and back bodice only. Unlabeled.
Condition: Very good with two moth bites at the back waist, one of which becomes a small hole when stretched, and with the lining at the center back neck needing to be reattached.
Bust: 38-40" Waist: 29-32" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 18 1/2" Center Back Length: 21 1/2"
Vintage cardigan dates to the 1950's and is made of black wool with a luxurious fur collar (we believe it to be dyed fox). Rhinestone closure at center front waist with coordinating rhinestone detailing at cuffs. Lined in lace with a chiffon overlay.
Measurements- Bust: 35" Waist: 24-30" Across Shoulder: 16" Sleeve Length: 21" Center Back Length: 20"
Vintage circle skirt dates to the 1950's and features hand-painted imagery of burros in the pasture. Both sides are signed "Rojas". Unlined. Skirt ties at the back of the waist with side ties that wrap around to the front. Labeled a vintage size 16. Please refer to measurements.
Waist is adjustable and has a max. measurement of 32"
This lovely 1950's cocktail dress from Anne Fogarty is made out of navy silk taffeta and is tiered across the bust and on the skirt. It is unlined, has short sleeves, a low squared neckline in the front and back, full skirt formed from even pleating all around the waist, and a center back metal zipper. Please note that the dress was photographed with a crinoline underneath that is not included.
Vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and features a brown and black stripe print on taffeta. Fitted bodice has doleman sleeve, deep v-neck with a shawl lapel, and short sleeves. Full skirt is gathered all around. Center front metal zipper. Unlined. Please note that this dress was not shown with a petticoat but should be worn with one if a more period accurate look is desired.
Vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and is made of rows of tiered lace sewn side-by-side. Fitted bodice has sweetheart neckline, spaghetti straps, wide satin waistband, and bust detail that resembles the concentric cone bra that Jean Paul Gaultier made famous in the late 1980's. Full skirt. Side metal zipper. Fully lined.
Unlabeled vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and is made of cream silk dupioni. Short-sleeved bodice has a v-neckline with a lace insert at the center front and a semi-stand collar that is lined with lace. Straight skirt has a wide panel of pleated lace at the hem. Fitted throughout. Center back metal zip. Lined.
Condition: Excellent with faint bleaching at the underarms from perspiration and a very small stain on the back skirt near the side waist.
Vintage cheongsam dress dates to the 1950'sÃƒ"šÃ‚ and is made of green silk jacquard with a butterfly pattern. Stand collar. Short sleeves. Fitted throughout. Labeled "Dynasty"; vintage size 10. Side metal zipper with snap and frog closures from zipper to center front neckline. Unlined.
Condition: Very Good with faint underarm stains as well as a faint stain on the skirt approximately 11" from the hem.
Vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and has a tag which reads, "Couture H. Tettamanti, Richen". It is made of greenish black fabric (likely synthetic) with a gold horizontal fleck. The fitted bodice has a squared scoop neckline and pleating at bust. Straight skirt has faux-wrap style and a bow at the left side waist. Center back plastic zipper. Lined.
Vintage party dress dates to the late 1950's through 1960's. It is made of green fabric that is covered with light blue floral lace. Off-the-shoulder scalloped neckline nicely frames the face. Empire waist has piped band and sequins and beading that adorn the fitted bust. Bow at left hip with sarong-like detail below. Center back zipper. Lined.
Condition: Very good with a small stain on the front skirt near the hem.
Vintage dress dates to the mid to late 1950's and is made of a turquoise linen. Scoop neckline is adorned with a band of white bugle and seed beads, chain stitch embroidery, and rhinestones. Bow detail at center front waist. Sleeveless. Labeled Mardi Gras. Bust is lined. Center back zipper.
Condition: Excellent with a few missing beads on the top right shoulder that are barely noticeable.
Vintage cocktail or day dress dates to the 1950's and is made of navy dupioni with dark red velvet trim on the collar, cuffs, and pockets. Curved hip pockets are trimmed with yarn tassels. Stand collar. Fitted throughout. Detached belt. Dolman 3/4-length sleeve. Center front rhinestone button closure. Lined.
Condition: Excellent with slight wear to velvet trim and one of the belt loops being detached at the top side.
Lovely 1950's cocktail party dress is made out of printed blue and white rayon. Fitted bodice has wide neck with center slit and short sleeves with ruching detail on outside seam. Knee-length skirt has pleats all around waistband and that release into soft folds. Net underskirt is attached at waist and adds minimal volume. Dress is not shown with a petticoat underneath, but could be worn with one to look more accurate to the period. Center back zipper.
Condition: Excellent although the under skirt protrudes from underneath the regular skirt and would need to be cut or hemmed.Ãƒ"šÃ‚
Vintage dress dates to the 1950's and is made of silk satin jacquard in an Asian motif. Sleeveless. Fitted throughout. Center front covered button closures. Self belt with center front bow. Side metal zipper. Unlined.
Condition: Very good with a light red 1" mark on the front skirt approximately 8" below the waist.
Vintage cocktail dress dates to the 1950's and retailed at Bullock's Westwood. It is made of beautiful watercolor floral silk taffeta in gray, lavender, and violet. Ruched at bust, neckline, and sleeves. Bubble skirt flares over a straight skirt. Center back zipper. Lined.
Condition- Excellent with some light wear to the fabric at edges.
Stylish late 1940's through 1950's suit from iconic American designer Don Loper is made of navy wool gabardine. Single-breasted jacket features an unusually large portrait collar featuring pintucking throughout. Straight skirt has back vent and zippered closure. Jacket is fully lined. Skirt is lined only in back.