Vintage cardigan dates to the 1940's and is made of black knit fabric (we are unsure of the fiber content). It features gold soutache and multi-colored sequins arranged in a scrolling pattern that embellish the front bust. Sweetheart neckline. Short sleeves have light volume at the shoulders. Center front metal zip closure. Unlined. Would best be suited for a size Small.
Vintage sweater from Elsie Tu dates to the 1950's through early 1960's and is made of cream-colored wool. It is decorated with white seed beads in a squiggle pattern and highlighted with sapphire blue, prong-set rhinestones. Scalloped hem has beaded fringe. Fully lined. Center back metal zipper.
No size label, but we estimate it would fit a size Small.
Condition: Excellent. There is very minimal bead loss, which does not detract from the beauty of the sweater.
Vintage sweater appears to date to the 1960's. Cardigan feels to be made of a tightly-woven black acrylic knit and is appliqued with various labels of stores and designers. Applique is hand done in red thread with a decorative stitch. Cardigan is unlined and has a center front button closure. Waistband and cuffs have been tacked up.
Condition: Very good with some faint water marks to some of the labels.
Loris Azzaro black sweater has chain and beaded trim around neckline, hem, cuffs, and center front. Center front snap closure. Unlined. Please note that the designer label is missing from this piece; however, we purchased the identical sweater in purple that still has the label intact.
No size label, but we estimate that it is best suited for a modern day XS.
Loris Azzaro silver and purple metallic sweater has chain and beaded trim around neckline, hem, cuffs, and center front. Center front snap closure. Unlined. No size label, but we estimate that it is best suited for a modern day XS.
Vintage cardigan from Hanae Mori dates to the 1980's and is made of red acrylic and wool. It features a bold graphic abstract print in bright colors. Cardigan features ribbed trim along edges. Center front gold-toned button closures. Unlined.
Vintage sweater from Kansai Yamamoto dates to the 1980's and is made of black and brown wool. It features a brightly colored fierce creature on the bust that is flanked by Japanese characters. Round neck. Long sleeves. Unlined. No closures. Labeled a size Medium and is meant to be worn oversized.
Vintage sweater from Kansai Yamamoto dates to the 1980's and is made of a red wool or wool blend. It depicts phoenix birds that are decorated with multicolored embroidery. Two button closure at neck. Unlined.
No size label.
Bust: 40" Waist: 28" Across Shoulders: 24" Sleeve Length: 20" Center Back Length: 19"
Vintage sweater vest from Lietta Cavalli (sister of Roberto) dates to the late 1970's through the 1980's. It is made of a mixture of knitted soft yarns that are combined together. Palette is in neutral and muted tones. Two tie closures at center front bust. Unlined.
No size label. Could easily accommodate a variety of sizes due to the stretch of the knit.
Vintage cardigan sweater from Missoni dates to the 1980's and is made of a multicolored knit that resembles patchwork. Lightly padded shoulders have seaming details to give added structure and contour. No closures. Unlined. Labeled Size Medium
Vintage sweater dates to the 1980's and is an unlabeled Valentino that retailed at Amen Wardy. It is made of soft black wool with large openwork bows that extend from the front and around the shoulders to the back. Cutouts are accented with black seed beads. No closures. Unlined.
Vintage cardigan from Gianni Versace likely dates to the 1980's and is made of woven wool intarsia with an overall cubist design. Drop shoulders and long sleeves with ribbed cuffs. Zippered front. Unlined.
No size label.
Bust: 46-52" Waist: 32-40" Across Shoulders: 25" Sleeve Length: 20" Center Back Length: 29 1/2"
Cardigan/coat from Escada Sport likely dates to the 1990’s to 2000’s. It is made of black and cream wool yarn that is knit in a zigzagged stripe pattern. Wide waist band has a brightly colored floral motif. Cream Mongolian lamb wool trim. Center front hook and eye closures. Unlined.
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.
Vintage 1980's sweater is from Betsey Johnson's infamous Punk Label. It is made of black and white wool that is knit in a zigzag pattern. Clever center front metal closures hook into one another. Stand collar is ribbed. Long sleeves with ribbed cuffs. Unlined. One size.
Light heather gray wool sweater from "Poi by Krizia". Iridescent metallic heat-treated ornamentation on front. Deep v-neck. Drop shoulder. Long sleeves with ribbed cuffs. Ribbed hem and neckline. Oversized. No closures. Unlined.
Labeled size 42.
Bust: 48-52" Waist: 46-50" Across Shoulders: 25" Sleeve Length: 17" Center Back Length: 27"
Vintage 1980's sweater from Roberta and Brenda is made of a soft synthetic yarn that is knit in a chevron pattern. Charcoal grey bodice with off-white sleeves. Round neck with off-white woven leather shoulder detail. Unlined. No closures.
About the designers-Roberta and Brenda made extremely high quality sweaters in the 1980's. The woman that I bought this from originally paid over $500 for each one.