1960's Ensemble from Christian Dior was designed during Marc Bohan's tenure there. Oatmeal heather wool with white pearlized buttons. Double-breasted pea coat has wide lapel, decorative hip flaps, hip pockets that are hidden in side seams, and a Norfolk back. Mini dress is sleeveless, has mock neck, center back zip, and inverted center front pleat in skirt. Both pieces are labeled and fully lined.
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 dress from Cathay Imports Limited dates to the 1960's and is made of a heavy cream fabric (most likely a synthetic or synthetic blend. Fabulous wide band of beaded fringe trim features seed beads, pearls, rhinestones, and larger faceted beads. High front neck with back v-neck. 3/4-length sleeves. Center back zipper. Fully lined. No size label.
Condition: Very good with a few faint stains throughout and some staining on the lining that does not show through.
Bust: 39" Waist: 36" Hips: 40" Across Shoulders: 17" Sleeve Length: 18" Shoulder Seam to Hem Length: 36 1/2"
Vintage party dress dates to the 1960's and is entirely covered with iridescent sequins and silver seed beads over an iceberg blue chiffon. Fitted throughout. Scoop front and back bodice. Short sleeves are edged with three tiers of looped beaded fringe. Bands of silver seed beads trim the waist, sleeves, and neckline. Fully lined with what feels to be blue silk. Center back zipper. Unlabeled, but clearly a high quality piece.
Condition: Excellent with few loose beads throughout and some missing beading which is barely noticeable do to the density of the beading.
Bust: 36" Waist: 28" Hip: 36-38" Across Shoulder: 16" Approximately Sleeve Length: 6" Approximately Length from Shoulder Seam to Hem: 42"