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$ 45.00

DYNY Tan Trench Coat, Donna Karan, Patch Pockets

This lightweight trench coat from Donna Karan is perfect for spring

Approx. Size - Label size 4, but please check measurements below

Condition: Coat is in very good shape. Original belt is missing

Mark/Label: DKNY

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Lightweight cotton trench coat in tan. Straight lines, notch collar and two large patch pockets. Lime green top stitching on sleeves and around button holes. Five button front. Back closed vent with decorative button closure. Decorative storm flaps on each side plus in the back. Two large belt loops. Original belt is missing so remove the loops or add your own belt in a bright spring color. Cotton shell and polyester lining. #FD112

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat: s 16.5/ w 17 / h 20 / cb 39/ sl 23/ w 6 / v 23, shell cotton, trim & lining poly
Shoulders 16.5" (42")
Bust: 43" (48 cm)
Waist: 20" (51 cm)
Hips: 20” (51 cm)
Length – Center Back: 39” (99 cm)
Sleeve: 23” (66 cm)
Wrist: 6” (58.5 cm)

 

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$ 28.00

Linda Allard Ellen Tracy Vintage Yellow & Black Short Skirt, Jagged Houndstooth, Wool, Cashmere, Size 2

Interesting jagged houndstooth pattern

Approx. Size:  Extra Small.  Please check measurements

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Linda Allard Ellen Tracy, Made in Hong Kong

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Snazzy bright yellow and black wool & cashmere short skirt in a jagged houndstooth design. Skirt has yellow acetate lining, back concealed zipper and one hook. Back vent allows freedom of movement. Short, a-line style. Made in Hong Kong label indicates that this piece is from the 1980s. 92% wool, 8% cashmere. Size 2.

Ellen Tracy was formed by Herbert Gallen in 1949 and was originally a blouse manufacturer.  In the early 60s he hired a recent design school grad, Linda Allard who in the space of two years became the principal designer.   The company soon expanded into sportswear and became a very prominent bridge label for career women.   Ellen Tracy was purchased by Liz Claiborne in 2002.  In 2000, Gallen, by then a widower and Allard married.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Waist: 13" (33 cm)
Hip: 19: (48 cm)
Length – Center Back: 22” (56 cm)
Slit: 6" (15 cm)
Zipper: 6.5" (16.5 cm)

 

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$ 28.00

Vintage Rhinestone Cat Brooch, Articulated Tail

Is he landing on the brick wall or is he just about to take off?

Approx. Size: 2" x 3.75" (5 x 9.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label:  None

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Only you can decide with this fun and blingy cat brooch. Round rhinestone are prong set. Shiny silver metal setting. Tail is articulated for movement. Nice size for maximum impact. 
  

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$ 45.00

1960s Turquoise Pillbox Hat, Lush Velvet, Hat Size 22

It's hip to be square with this lovely dark turquoise pillbox hat

Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 9" (23 cm); Height of Crown 3.5" front, 2.5" back (9 - 6 cm)

Condition: Good, minor wear commensurate with age.

Mark/Label: None

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Dark aqua blue.  Large grosgrain ribbon bow in front.  Hat rises higher in the front. Turquoise satin lining. 

  

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$ 28.00

Black & White Plaid Cap by Roots, Canada, Hat Size 7⅛

Snazzy black and white plaid
Approx. Hat Size:  22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 9"  (23 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Roots, Canada
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Black and white plaid hat by Roots.  Acrylic material.  Side silver button trim.  Label size small - medium

 

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$ 45.00

Purple Chenille Hat, Made in Ireland, Knit Travel Hat

Fun and versatile winter hat. Perfect for travel.

Hat Size:  22-23"  (55-58 cm) ; Outside Diameter: 11" (28 cm); Height of Crown 4"  (10 cm), Width of Brim:  2"  (5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Dyed in the Wool Knitwear, made in Ireland

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Soft knit hat in purple chenille. Black knit hatband.  Madge call this style a brooch hat because it's the perfect shape and material to show off your favorite pin.  Folds flat for travel.   Synthetic chenille makes this one a great bet for winter and early spring's chill. Distinctive color is between purple and burgundy.  Hat stretches to fit most.   Brooch shown is available here.

 

Dyed in the Wool was a small company specializing in knitted hats and scarfs.  Based in Kilkenny, Ireland, the company was active in the early to mid 2000s.

 

 

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$ 28.00

Vintage Black Knit Hat with Sequins

Great hat to show off your favorite brooch

Approx. Hat Size: 22-23 (56-58 cm)"; Outside Diameter: 11" (28 cm); Height of Crown 5” (12.5 cm); Brim: 1.5" (4 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

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Fun black knit hat.  Black sequins add just a little bit of bling.  Hat stretches to fit most.  NOTE:  BROOCH SHOWN IS NOT INCLUDED. 

 

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$ 26.00

1990s Baby Phat Goddess Handbag, Pink & Silver Lame

Fun early 90s handbag from Baby Phat

Approx. Size: 13" x 6" x 5"; (33 x 15 x 4 cm); 2" strap (12 cm); 9" hang (23 cm)

Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age. Vinyl lining has ink markings.

Mark/Label: Baby Phat Goddess

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Fun early 90s handbag from Baby Phat. Pink and silver lame with an oversized pink strap fashioned in the style of a belt with a large square silver buckle and silver studs. One compartment with pink acetate lining. Zipper close. 

 

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$ 30.00

Ladies Gray Flannel Fedora, Winter Wool Hat, Top Stitched Brim

Perfect for those cold winter days

Approx. Size: Hat Size: 21" (56 cm) ; Outside Diameter: 10" (25.5 cm); Height of Crown 4" (10 cm); Width of Brim: 2" (5 cm)

Condition: Hat is in good shape there is some glue residue inside above the fabric content label that is probably from the Maker label.

Mark/Label: RN#79124 indicates this hat was from the Accessory Design Group that is no longer in business.

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Stylish gray flannel hat in 100% wool.  Brim has concentric circles of top stitching for added interest.  Marvelous hat to show off your favorite brooch.  NOTE:  BROOCH SHOWN IS NOT INCLUDED.

 

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$ 45.00

Vintage Beret by Leslie James, Navy Wool, Hat Size 22

Beautiful navy beret with unique twist.

Approx. Size: Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 9" (23 cm); Height of Crown 3” (7.5 cm) 

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Leslie James

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The classic beret gets a fashion update by Leslie James with the back cord bow with faceted silver beads.  Soft navy wool.  

 

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$ 28.00

1960s Etra Black Suede Evening Bag, Gold Embossed Metal Frame, Double Gold Chain

Intricate gold embossing on purse frame

Approx. Size: 9" x 10" x 2" (23 x 25.5 x 5 cm); Chain adjusts from 6" to 12" (16 - 30.5 cm)

Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age

Mark/Label: Etra Genuine Leather

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Black suede evening bag by Etra. Elaborate gold embossing on the rounded purse frame. Double gold chain may is adjustable. Gold hardware, kiss close and feet. One main compartment plus one small pocket.

Etra Handbags was started by Sherman Etra in the 1940s. Etra was a prominent manufacturer of better mid-priced handbags through the 1970s.

 

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$ 45.00

Silver Mesh & Rhinestone Pierced Earrings by Whiting & Davis

Whiting & Davis, the essence of cocktail jewelry

Approx. Size:  1.25" wide x 1" long  (3 x 2.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Mesh Bags; Whiting & Davis in script

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Large pierced earrings in shiny silver mesh with a middle column of rhinestones. Modernist, streamlined style.


Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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$ 45.00

Gold Mesh & Rhinestone Pierced Earrings by Whiting & Davis

These gold mesh earrings are so glamourous.

Approx. Size:  1.25" wide x 1"  long  (3 x 2.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Mesh Bags plus Whiting & Davis in script

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Large pierced gold metal mesh earrings with a middle column of rhinestones. Modernist, streamlined style.  


Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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$ 48.00

Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Mesh Earrings

Statement pierced earrings by Whiting & Davis.  

Approx. Size:  1.25" wide x 1"  long. With mesh" 2.5 long

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Mesh Bags plus Whiting & Davis in script

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Large rhinestone studded gold mesh earring. Large oval rhinestone is surrounded by round then baguettes.  Gold mesh hangs below in a stunning combination.  A matching belt from Whiting & Davis is available here.


Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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$ 32.00

Whiting & Davis Gold Mesh Belt, Modernist Buckle, Adjustable

Cool 70s look.

Approx. Size:  Total length:  29"  (73.5 cm); Width:  1" (1.25 cm); Buckle:  2"x .75"  (5 x 2 cm)   

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting Davis Mesh Bags

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Sophisticated gold metal mesh belt from Whiting & Davis.  Rectangular interlocking belt buckle. Open weave mesh.  Vintage 1970s piece has lots of disco bling.  Belt is adjustable up the length and is also very supple to easily fit your curves.  



Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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$ 35.00

Vintage Whiting & Davis Gold Mesh Belt, Oversize Oval Buckle

Perfect for your little black dress.

Approx. Size:  Total length:  31"  (78.5 cm); Length to first hole: 27" (68.5 cm); Width: 1" (2.5 cm); Buckle:  2.5" x 2"  (6 x 5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting Davis Mesh Bags, Schaffer Belts Inc.

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Fabulous Whiting & Davis gold mesh metal belt.  Mesh is very supple to easily fit your curves.  Large oval gold metal buckle.  Three holes.    Made from Whiting & Davis mesh by Schaffer Belts.  1980s era.


Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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$ 45.00

1980s Whiting & Davis Rhinestone & Gold Metal Mesh Purse

Classic Whiting & Davis.  Love the orange silk lining

Approx. Size: 7" x 5" x 1.5"  (17.5 x 12.5 x 4 cm); 5" Hang (12.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis Co. Mesh Bags, made in USA

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Pretty gold metal mesh purse from Whiting & Davis.   Art Nouveau Fabric and rhinestone trim on the front.  Gold kiss close and gold metal cord chain.   Lovely orange lining with one main compartment and a small pocket.

Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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$ 32.00

Whiting & Davis Black Metal Mesh Shoulder Bag

Approx. Size: 8" x 5.5" x 3"  (20 x 14 x 25 cm); 20" hang (51 cm) 

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis on lining, UK Patent #s on snap, 1519246 & 0973682

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Stylish small shoulder bag in black metal mesh from Whiting & Davis.  Long black leather strap makes this a great cocktail bag for dancing the night away.  One main compartment with an additional small inside pocket.  Top zipper closure with Whiting & Davis gold metal tag.  Black lining.

Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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$ 35.00

Elie Tahari Silk Shell, Abstract Tie Dye in Gray, Green & Purple, Size XL

The perfect shell for fall through spring.

Approx. Size:  Extra Large but please check measurements below.

Condition:  Very good 

Mark/Label:  Elle Tahari

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Abstract pattern of green and purple on a base of gray silk will work under any color of jacket from navy to gray to brown.  Soft comfortable silk with rounded, shirred neckline for a flattering look.  Back darts, olive green lining.  Zipper back.  91% silk, 9% elastine for a little stretch.  This one will become a wardrobe staple.


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders:  14.5” (42 cm)
Bust:  22" (49 cm)
Waist: 11" (28 cm)
Hips: 23" (48 cm)
Length – Center Back: 25” (60 cm)
20” concealed zipper  (51 cm)

 

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$ 26.00

Vintage Elephant Tie Clip, Thai Siam Silver

Upward trunk for good luck.

Approx. Size: 1.75" x .50"  (4.4 x 1.2 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Siam Sterling

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Siam silver tie bar featuring a Thai elephant. Siam silver is a type of Neilloware. Neillo is a technique of filling a recessed surface of metal, almost always silver, with a black metallic mixture and then polishing smooth.  This piece has been lightly polished.

 

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$ 35.00

Aqua Blue Turtleneck Shell by Carlisle, XL Extra Large

Perfect piece under all of your spring and fall jackets

Approx. Size: Extra Large, but please check measurements below

Condition: Like New

Mark/Label: Carlisle

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Beautiful aqua blue turtleneck shell. Light ribbed knit.  Label Size extra large.   
Coordinates with the long Carlisle cardigan shown in the last photo. Available here.
 

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$ 45.00

Blue Silk Top by Carlisle, Scalloped Neckline, XL - Extra Large

Lovely shade of cornflower blue.

Approx. Size:  Extra large, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Carlisle

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Long sleeve silk knit top in a lovely shade of cornflower blue. Rounded neckline and wrists have a scalloped design. Label size Xl but please check measurements. 70% silk, 20% cotton and 10% spandex for a comfortable fit. 

 

Founded in 1981 Carlisle is a high-end fashion company based in New York City and is sold through fashion consultants. Carlisle produces couture dresses, suits, separates, and accessories with a sense of classic style that is modern yet appropriate for any professional or social occasion. The line is famous for their impeccable Hong Kong bespoke tailoring and fabrics.


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 16.5" (42 cm)
Bust: 19.5" (49 cm)
Hip: 19" (48 cm)
Length – Center Back: 25" (61 cm)
Sleeve Length: 25” (61 cm)
Wrist: 4" (10 cm)

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$ 28.00

Vintage Long Sleeve Blouse by Barrie Stephens, Night at the Opera Print

Beautifully detailed print.

Approx. Size:  Label size 12 but fits smaller please check the measurements shown below.  

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Barrie Stephens

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Soft, soft rayon in a beautiful "Night at the Opera" print. The design features a musical score, pearls, opera glasses, roses, handbag and champagne in vibrant shades of pink, gold and purple on a black background. Blouson style fitted at hips and cuffs. Long sleeve with padded shoulders. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Bust: 22" (56 cm)
Waist: N/A
Hip: 28" (71 cm)
Length – Center Back: 26” (66 cm)
Sleeve Length: 23” (58 cm)

 

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$ 35.00

Vintage 80s Black Rhinestone Drop Earrings, Pierced

Full glam cocktail earrings.

Approx. Size: 1.50" hang, .75" at widest point (4 cm x 2 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

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Gorgeous rhinestone and faceted black glass pierced earrings. The rhinestones really sparkle in this pair. Silver metal backing adds to the shine. These earrings will soon be in your regular party rotation. 

 

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