1990's skirt suit from "Gianni Versace Couture" is made out of pinstriped black wool gabardine. Single-breasted blazer has overlapping cut-out areas around collar and at back shoulder. Four-button closure with large silver and black Medusa buttons. Straight skirt has narrow waistband and side invisible zipper. Both pieces are lined.
Vintage cocktail dress from Vicky Tiel dates to the 1980's. It is made of a black matte jersey with clear rhinestone straps. Ruching throughout waist and hips. Side zippered closure. Lined through waist and hips, but not in skirt.
Vintage 1980's dress from Vicky Tiel has a multi-colored tropical floral print on a black silk chiffon ground. Dress is fitted throughout. Strapless bodice has deep v-neck and is ruched. Knee-length skirt features over-layer that is ankle length around the sides and the back. Large rosette at left side hip. Comes with a large dramatic wrap of a single layer of the same fabric. Dress is fully lined and has a center back zipper.
Show-stopping Vicky Tiel cocktail dress. Blue-violet silk chiffon completely covered with iridescent sequins. Gathering at left hip. High slit. Faux wrap. V-neck front and back. Sleeveless. Lined. Center back zip.
Vintage gown and shawl from Vicky Tiel are made of black silk with fine lace trim. Slinky gown has a v-neck, double straps that are adjustable, and a v-shaped hem. Triangular shawl has lace trim on two sides. Dress has no closures.
Dramatic gown from Vicky Tiel dates from the 1980's through the 1990's. It is made of black four-ply silk with a black taffeta godet in the center back. Bands of clear rhinestones cover the bust like a cage and converge into wide straps. Center back zipper. Fully lined.
Vintage trench coat by Vicky Tiel retailed at Bergdorf Goodman and dates to the 1980's through 1990's. It is made of silver and black lamé fabric with a woodgrain pattern. Slanted pockets at hip. Center back vent. Unlined. No closures outside of a detachable belt. No size label.
(Taken with the front overlapping enough so that the garment measurements were taken from side seam to side seam)
Vintage gown from Victor Costa retailed at Neiman Marcus and is made of navy blue dotted and sequined tulle. Full skirt with lining and tulle underneath. Fitted bodice has attached satin waistband. Center back zipper.
Stunning Victorian-era cape. Dark chocolate velvet with thick pile has soutache trim and beadwork that resembles flamés rising up from the hem. Double hook and eye closure. Peter pan collar can be worn turned up or down. Longer in back. Lined in cotton sateen.
Louis Vuitton monogrammed Sac Plat handbag, model MI 1020, likely dates to the mid-1990's and is made of canvas with leather handles and gold-toned hardware. Bag is unused and comes with original dust bag. No interior pockets.
Vintage wedding ensemble from Mexico likely dates to the mid 20th century. It is made of black net over a synthetic black fabric and features brightly colored floral hand embroidery throughout the full skirt and the ruffle of the neckline. Blouse has no closures and is unlined. Skirt is lined and has a side snap and hook and eye closure.
Vintage cocktail hat from famed English milliner, Philip Somerville, likely dates to the 1980's and is made of black velvet. Curved plume extends from the back and softly falls to the side of the face. Center back bow. Lined.
Labeled size 7.
Condition: Excellent. In the photo of the back of the hat, wear looks present to the velvet; however, it is just the lighting.
Vintage elbow gloves date to the mid to late 20th century and are made of a stretchy synthetic satin. Plumes of black and white ostrich feathers trim the cuffs. They are made in France and are very well made. Unlined.
Vintage gown likely dates to the 1980's and is made of black silk with a floral print. Wide ruffles encircle the gown and trim along the bust and hemline. Gown is 5" longer in the back than in the front. Side zip and a looped button closure on the shoulder. Unlined. Appears to be custom-made. No size label. Please refer to measurements. Note that there is absolutely no stretch to this fabric, so your bust and hip measurements should be at least a half inch smaller than the measurements of the gown in order to allow for movement.
Bust: 34" Waist: 29" Hip: 36" Length from Shoulder Seam to Front Hem: 55 1/2" Length from Shoulder Seam to Back Hem: 60"
Stylish blazer from Vivienne Westwood's "Red Label" is made out of white pique cotton. It has rounded lapels, button front, side pockets that are covered by peplum, and single button cuffs. Lined. Labeled size 40.
Vivienne Westwood bodice. Lightweight stretch black cotton/nylon blend fabric. Plastic boning provides structure and support without the harsh rigidity of metal boning. Westwood's logo is embroidered at center front. Scoop neck. Sleeveless. Dipped waist. Center back zipper. Unlined.
Labeled size 40.
Bust: 30-32" Waist: 22-26" Center Front Length: 10 1/4" Center Back Length: 14 1/4"