1950's two-piece ensemble from Klein is made out of black silk taffeta. Fitted bodice has scoop neck with keyhole opening, a pleated beige organza removable insert, and puffy sleeves. Skirt is fully pleated. Bodice and skirt both have center back zipper. Both pieces are unlined.
Across Shoulders: 16"
Sleeve Length: 15"
Center Back Length: 18"
Waist 24" Although if closures were moved, it could expand to 25"
Vintage tea-length gown dates to the 1950's and is made of brown ombré chiffon. Pleated boned bodice. Full skirt has side waist fabric insert that is cut on the bias and creates a dramatic effect. Fully lined. Side metal zipper. This gown is not shown with a crinoline, but could be worn with one for a more period-accurate look.
Vintage evening gown dates to the 1950's and is made of a blue silk sari with a red border. Asymmetrical neckline. Sleeveless. Fitted throughout. Gathering along the left side bodice creates a focal point. Center back zipper. Lined in the bodice only.
Condition: Light fading in some areas of the fabric.
No size label, but it appears to beÃƒ"šÃ‚ approximately a size 4.
Hips: 36-38" (difficult to measure because of the folds in the fabric)
Anonymous 1950's gown retailed at the exclusive Palm Beach boutique Sara Fredericks. It is made of pale blue silk chiffon that is tightly gathered in the style of Madam Grés. The dress plays upon the relationship between tight ruching and the voluminous folds that result. Fitted bodice is sleeveless, has v-neck, and an asymmetrical waistband. Tea-length skirt has a large swag of fabric that drapes across the front and back. Fully lined. Boned bodice. Side metal zipper.
No size label.
Condition- Good with faint staining throughout. Dress could easily be worn as is or dyed another color.
Vintage gown dates from the 1950's through early 1960's. It is made of beige wool that is completely covered with white and yellow sequins that are arranged in a floral pattern. Scoop front and back neck. Side slit. Center back zipper. Unlined.
No size label, but we estimate it would fit anywhere between a size 4-8.
Vintage Hawaiian dress dates to the 1950's and was manufactured by Kona Kai for Sears. It is made of mottled green cotton with a gold floral screenprint. Dress can either be worn halter-style or strapless with the straps tied around the back. Bodice is lined. Skirt is not. Center back metal zipper. Dress was shown in the photograph with a crinoline underneath. This is not included in the purchase price.
Vintage handbag from "Dorset Fifth Avenue" dates to the 1950's and is made of large mother of pearl rectangles. Brass-toned hardware, clasp, and strap. Dark red satin lining with side pockets. Comes with coordinating circular mirror, comb, and cigarette case (we are unsure if any of them are original to the bag). For additional photos please visit our website, www.regenerationvintage.com.
Condition: Very good with what appears to be some yellowish glue residue on the exterior, light tarnishing on the hardware, and overall staining to the lining of the handbag.
Vintage 1950's through 1960's sleeveless sweater from De Paul Originals is made of 100% baby blue wool knit. It is fully covered with iridescent sequins and has beaded fringe that is arranged in a scalloped pattern. Scoop neck. Center back zipper. Fully lined.
Adorable 1950's royal blue cardigan from "Littler" has a country club theme that employs tennis and golf embroidery and appliques. Embroidered locations include: "Cypress Point", "Pebble Beach", "Beach Club", and "Monteprey P.C.C." (likely an intentional misspelling to avoid using a trademarked name). Front breast patch pocket. Ribbing at collar, hem, and along top of pocket. Long sleeves. Round neck. Button front. Unlined.
Vintage cropped sweater from Jo-Ro Imports retailed at I. Magnin and is made of cream-colored wool. Sequins are iridescent and are accented with white bugle beads that are worked in a floral pattern. Beaded looped fringe trims the cuffs and waistband. Unlined. Center back metal zipper.
Across Shoulder: 14"
Sleeve Length: 12"
Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 16"
Condition: Excellent. Some very small areas of loose/missing beadwork and sequins.
Vintage sweater likely dates to the 1950's and is made of a black knit. Gold bullion trim with beaded accents adorns the center front, partially down the sleeves, and across the back shoulders. Center front button closure. Unlined. There is no manufacture's tag; however, there is still a label present that identifies it as being hand-loomed.
No size label, but we think it would be best for a size Small.
This 1950's swing coat from Los Angeles designer, Don Loper, is made out of loosely woven, nubby wool tweed in hunter green and rust-colored hues. It is fully lined, has a shawl lapel, center front waist button, side pockets, and drop sleeves that are tapered with a button cuff.
Shoulder Width: 18" (Approximate since there are no shoulder seams)