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.
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 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"
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 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.
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.
Roberta and Brenda two-toned pink sweater. Beaded fringe down sleeves and around back opening. Openings down sides of sleeves. Boat neck front. Deep v-neck back with criss-crossed rows of bugle beads. Ribbing at cuffs and waist. No closures.
No size label.
Bust: 40" Waist: 22-34" Across Shoulders: 18" Sleeve Length: 23" Shoulder Seam to Hem Length: 22"