Vintage two-piece ensemble dates to the 1930's and is made of cotton lace with an open weave. Bolero has no closures and long sleeves with pointed detailing at cuffs. Skirt has a drawstring waistband and pointed detailing at the hem that matches the cuffs. Both pieces are unlined.
Condition: Very Good with some discoloration to the lame under both arms.
Bolero Bust: 34" Waist 32" Across Shoulders: Approximately 15" Sleeve Length: Approximately 20" Center Back Length: 12 1/4"
Skirt Waist: Adjustable with a maximum of 30" Hip: 36" Length: 36"
Vintage dress and sweater ensemble was made by Italian designer Anna Giovannozzi and features a cream knit ground that is completely covered with iridescent sequins. Sleeveless dress has round neck and is fitted throughout. Waist-length sweater has a single center front button closure and 3/4-length sleeves. Dress is lined and has center back zippered closure. Sweater is unlined.
Dress: Bust: 29-34" Waist: 21-26" Hip: 31-36" Center Back Length: 38" Skirt Length: 24"
Sweater: Bust: 33-35" Waist: 31-34" Across Shoulder: 15 1/2" Sleeve Length: 16" Center Back Length: 19
Condition: Good. Lining of dress has some faint yellowing throughout, presumably from perspiration. Dress has extremely faint yellowing in the underarms..
Vintage ensemble dates to the 1970's and is made of mauve silk with a butterfly and leaf print that was designed by R. Meciani. Halter top ties at back neck and back waist. Skirt features handkerchief hem and ties at side waist. Both pieces are unlined and have hand-rolled edges.
This ensemble was either made of Gucci fabric by a excellent seamstress, or was made by Gucci and is missing the label. No size label.
Condition: Excellent. There are a few small stains in the skirt (as shown in the last photo), but are difficult to notice because of the folds in the skirt.
Vintage ensemble from Issey Miyake's Plantation label is made of taupe and white cotton with a splotch print. Tunic extends below hip and has a button front with a Nehru collar. Trousers have an elasticized waist and tapered legs. Labeled size small. 100% Cotton.
Bust: 49" Waist: 38" Hips: 42" Across Shoulders: 20 1/2" Sleeve Length: approximately 19" Center Back Length: 34"
Ann Demeulemeester ensemble consists of a vest and skirt. Single-breasted vest has a v-neck, center front button closure, and a textured sash that ties around the hips. Wrap skirt is ankle-length and ties around the waist. Vest is lined. Skirt is unlined. Labeled size 36 Belgium
Skirt suit from Christian Lacroix is made of a light blue cotton synthetic blend fabric with soutache trim at the lapels and cuffs. Single-breasted blazer has center front single button closure, notched lapels, and two patch pockets. Straight skirt has waistband and zipper and button closure. Both pieces are lined with synthetic fabric. Labeled size 38.
Bust: 35" Waist: 30" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 23" Center Back: 25 1/2"
1970's ensemble from Diane von Furstenberg retailed at Joseph Magnin. It is made of brown acrylic jersey with allover heart print Blouse has center front button closures, turn down pointed collar, patch pockets at bust, center front waist tie and buttoned cuffs. Elastic waistbands in both pieces. Labeled a vintage size 4. Please refer to measurements.
Condition: Very good with a faint perspiration stain in the right underarm.
Bust: 32-34" Waist: 23-27" Across Shoulders: 13" Sleeve Length: approximately 24 1/2" Center Back Length: 17 1/2"
Fun skirt suit from Geoffrey Beene is made of cotton pique trimmed with thick black rickrack. Single-breasted jacket is shaped through paneling and features areas at the cuffs and center back neck where coordinating polka-dotted fabric was inserted. Black polka-dotted skirt has a large inverted pleat at the center front that releases into geometric folds and conceals two pockets. Both pieces are lined.
Jacket is labeled a size 4.
Condition: Very Good with a small pull left front breast; five small pulls on back top; small pull on back right sleeve.
Bust:34" Waist: 28" Across Shoulders: 15" Sleeve Length: 22 1/2" Center Back Length: 17"
Vintage blouse and skirt ensemble from Giorgio Sant'Angelo dates to the 1970's. The blouse is made of chiffon with leather inserts appliqued on in various places. Wool skirt is pleated all around waistband and has leather appliqued at the hem. Blouse has center front snap closure. Skirt has side waist hook and eye closure. Both pieces are unlined.
Vintage ensemble from Issey Miyake dates to the 1980's and is made of natural-colored linen. Oversized blouse has boxy shape and scoop neck. Below knee-length skirt is gathered all around waistband and features straps that pull the skirt shorter in the front. Blouse has no closures. Skirt has center back zipper with button closure at waistband. Both pieces are unlined. Labeled a vintage size small. Please refer to measurements.
Issey Miyake ensemble is made out of his signature pleated fabric with a beautiful horizontal ombré effect that ranges from charcoal gray to a very light gray. The single-breasted blouse/jacket has a three button closure and v-neck with notched lapel. Straight skirt is ankle-length and has elasticized waistband. Unlined.
Military-inspired ensemble from Jean Muir dates to the 1970's. It is made out of black crepe with textured transparent gray buttons. Fitted jacket is single-breasted, has Mandarin collar, and long sleeves with rolled cuffs. Slightly flared skirt has center front inverted pleat and side zip. Both pieces are unlined.
Vintage Jean-Claude Jitrois emerald green leather suit dates to the 1980's. It has an extra wide broadtail collar with abstracted stars appliqued throughout. Extremely padded shoulders. Fitted skirt has center back vent and zippered closure. Detached belt snaps closed. Fully lined.
Condition: Very Good with some wear to the interior of the lapel and some discoloration in the lining of the jacket.
Vintage 1990's military-inspired trouser suit from Jean-Paul Gaultier is made out of brown cotton. Blazer has zip front, notch lapel, buckle back, and various utilitarian pockets. Flat front pants have zip fly and tab closure. Both pieces are unlined.
Vintage ensemble from Jeanette for St. Martin is completely covered in black sequins and dates to the 1980's. Jacket features automotive patches that are artfully arranged on the front, sleeves, and back. It has center front snap closures and padded shoulders. Pants have elasticized waist. Both pieces are fully lined. Labeled a size Medium
Contemporary ensemble from Junya Watanabe for Comme des Garçons dates to 2006 and is made of dark blue cotton denim with black polyester/silk blend trim. Jacket is single breasted and has one button closure at the waist. Sleeves have openings at outer cuffs with single buttoned closures. Trousers have zippered fly and four pockets. Both pieces are unlined. Labeled a size Small.
Vintage fitted skirt suit from Karl Lagerfeld dates to the 1990's. It is made out of navy wool gabardine with wine-colored accents. Double-breasted jacket is highly segmented with vertical, curved seams. Notch lapel. Straight skirt has long carwash hem and center back zipper with two heavy-duty hook and eye closures at the waistband. Fully lined.
Labeled size 40.
Bust: 38" Waist: 30" Hips: 40" Across Shoulders approximately 18" Sleeve Length approximately 22 1/2" Center Back Length approximately 28"
Striking four piece ensemble from famed artist Mara Abboud dates to the 1980's and is made of black suede with gold leather accents. Halter-style top gathers softly at neckline and ties at the back waist. Over-sized coat has exaggerated padded shoulders, gold leather trim down the center front opening, and hand-painted leaf appliques. Wide belt has matching leaf appliques and ties at the center back. Ankle-length skirt has elasticized waistband and no closures. All pieces are unlined. Please note that this piece is not signed; however, it is Mara Abboud because I bought two identical ensembles (this one and a purple one) from the same owner and the purple ensemble is signed.
No size label.
Skirt Waist: 25-38" Hip: Open Length: 37"
Jacket Bust: 40" Waist: Open Hip: Open Length: 38"