Approx. Size: Fits most. Please check measurements below. Condition: Very good Mark.Label: None One of a Kind Vintage Item – Buy Now.
This luscious mink stole has full on 60s Rat Pack glamour. Perfectly matched tan pelts show the quality of this piece. Double collar style with large rounded collar and another piece close to the neck for extra warmth. Notched sides for easy movement. Tan lining, small inside pocket with the monogram AAZ.
Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Circle Length: 48; Length Center Back: 19; Collar Width: 10"
Nice large size makes this scarf extremely versatile. Approx. Size: 35" (89 cm) square Condition: Very good Mark/Label: Hermes Paris, Raconte-Moi le Cheval Get it before it's gone.
Gorgeous Hermes scarf designed by Dimitri Rybaltchenko. Titled Raconte-Moi le Cheval, this scarf is a beautiful print of rocking horses on a field of black. Brown border. Scarf is silk twill with hand-rolled edge. Originally released in 2000.
Dynamite Halston trench in a very dark cranberry red ultra suede Approx. Size - Small. but please check measurements below Condition: Very good. Minor wear commensurate with age Mark/Label: Halston One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone
1970s cranberry red trench coat in Ultrasuede by Halston. Matching belt, seven button front plus two 2 button cuffs with button placket. In-line pockets, one on each side.. Unlined. Note: Ultra suede pieces need to be cleaned by a specialty dry cleaners. Use clothes brush for dirt and dust.
Nice large size makes this scarf extremely versatile. Approx. Size: 35" (89 cm) square Condition: Very good Mark/Label: Hermes, F de la Perriere One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.
Luxurious Hermes scarf in dark blue, gold and green. Titled Cannes et Pommeaux by Françoise De La Perriere this scarf features a beautiful design of walking sticks and riding crops. The top pommels are carved in various styles such as doe’s heads ducks, and rings. Silk twill with a hand-rolled edge. Originally released in 1985. From Madge's personal collection.
A real collector's item from legendary French couture designer Jacques Heim. Approximate Size: XS but please check measurements below. Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age. Loose hem has been repaired and partially loose label has been reattached. Mark/Label: Jeunes Filles designed by Jacques Heim One of a kind vintage item - Buy Now.
Luxurious black velvet cocktail dress. Sleeveless with bateau or boat neckline. Slightly nipped waist. Back closes with hook and eye under a velvet bow. There is a large cutout in the back below the bow. This dress is extremely small, especially through the bust line so please check the measurements.
Jacques Heim was a prominent French fashion and costume designer. He was also known for his furs. From 1930 to his death in 1967, he ran House of Jacques Heim. The company closed in 1969. Heim's Jeunes Filles collection for younger women was introduced in 1936. He was way ahead of his time when in 1932, he introduced one of the first versions of the two piece swimsuit, a design he called the Atome.
Fabulous wool coat and pants in vivid purple by famed 80s designer Claude Montana. This set was used at the Ebony Fashion Fair in the 1980s.
Approx. Size: Label size 44. This is extra small, please check measurements below
Condition: Very good. One very small hole on right sleeve
Mark/Label: Claude Montana Paris, made in Italy
One of a kind vintage item - Buy Now.
Long coat with wide rounded shawl color. Coat has a metal hook closure at the waist with an additional hook & snap in the middle of the lapel for additional coverage if you aren't wearing a shirt. Coat flairs out from the hips with vertical pleats on each side of the front. Very flattering look. A faux pocket on each side of the front. Slight dolman sleeve. Purple acetate lining. Matching purple belt with antique silver metal buckle.
Pants are wide leg with a high waistband that is 2.5". Side metal zipper. Long darts on front and back give these pants a very tailored look. In-line pockets. Acetate lining. NOTE: Belt has been altered to close with a snap. Buckle has been disabled.
Pants: (Very small size) Waist: 14.5" (37 cm) Hips: 22" (56 cm) Length" 119" (Pants are not hemmed) Pant Width at hem: 6" (15 cm) Zipper" 9.5" (24 cm)
Belt: Length: 34" (86 cm); Width: 3" (7 cm), buckle 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)
Montana, born in Paris in 1949, got his start in London the 1960s selling his line of Papier-mâché jewelry. Back in Paris at the start of the 1970s he worked with the leather accessory company. MacDouglas. He launched his own line in 1977 and become famous as one the most important designers of the 1980s. His clothes were known for their powerful. masculine lines. Jackets usually had shoulder pads. His designs were highly prized by high powered women. In the late 80s he also designed for Lanvin for several years.
The Ebony Fashion Fair (EFF) was founded in 1958 by Eunice Johnson, co-founder with her husband of Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Company, publisher of Ebony Magazine. The annual fashion show featured male and female models of mostly African-American descent modeling fashions from top European designers such as: Yves St Laurent, Oscar de la Renta, Pierre Cardin, Paco Rabanne, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino and Emanuel Ungaro. Johnson's aim was to bring high fashion couture to the African-American woman who often didn't have access to the best shops.
Many African-American fashion designers got their start with the show including Stephen Burrows, Patrick Kelly and Willi Smith. EFF ended in 2019 after the death of Johnson. Johnson Publishing has been gradually deaccessioning the fashions since that time. This collection from Madge includes some of the last pieces made available.
This opera coat is timeless, the jumpsuit is totally 80s chic. Approx. Size: - Coat- Fits Most, Jumpsuit - Small. Please see measurements below Condition: Very good, one faint stain on the bottom rear of coat. Not noticeable when worn. Mark/Label: Geoffrey Beene One of a kind - Get it before it's gone
Sensational reversible satin opera coat with matching black knit and satin jumpsuit from famed designer Geoffrey Beene. Open opera coat is absolutely stunning. One side is plain black Reverses to chartreuse and blue color block. Sleeves can be cuffed to show the alternate color. The coat has a double-sided medallion in blue and green that are top stitched in a coiled effect.
Jumpsuits are back in style and this one is a 1980s classic. Scoop neck bodice and sleeves are in black knit jersey. The bottom is a balloon pant style in black satin with chartreuse and teal polka dots that match the coat. Front zipper with hook and eye at neck. Rolled hem. The jumpsuit is so 80s, the coat is timeless.
Geoffrey Beene, born in Louisiana in 1927. After dropping out of medical school he moved to Los Angles and studied fashion design. He later studied in New York City and Paris. He founded his firm, Geoffrey Beene, Inc., in New York City in 1963. A year later, he was awarded the Coty American Fashion Critics' Award, one of the most prestigious awards in the field of fashion. His first collection was featured on the cover of Vogue Magazine. Beene's clients included Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, Nancy Reagan, Faye Dunaway and Glenn Close.[ In 1968, he designed Lynda Bird Johnson’s wedding dress. Beene was known as both an innovator and a teacher. Several of his former apprentices such as Kay Unger and Alber Elbaz are now successful fashion designers.
Eunice Johnson founded the Ebony Fashion Fair (EFF) in 1958. Johnson was co-owner, with her husband, of Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Company, the publisher of Ebony Magazine. The annual fashion show featured male and female models of mostly African-American descent modeling fashions from top European designers such as Yves St Laurent, Oscar de la Renta, Pierre Cardin, Paco Rabanne, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino and Emanuel Ungaro. Johnson's aim was to bring high fashion couture to the African-American woman who often didn't have access to the best shops. Many African-American fashion designers got their start with the show including Stephen Burrows, Patrick Kelly, and Willi Smith. The EFF ended in 2009 after the death of Eunice Johnson. Since her passing, Johnson Publishing has been gradually deaccessioning the fashion archive. This collection from Madge includes some of the last pieces that will be made available.
Approximate Measurements Taken Flat: Opera Coat: One Size fits most Shoulders: 19" (48 cm) Length – Center Back: 60” (152 cm) Sleeve Length: 24” (63.5 cm)
Jumpsuit: Size Small Shoulders: 17" (43 cm) Bust: 15" (38 cm) Waist: 14" (35.5 cm) Hip: 22" (56 cm) Length – Center Back: 56" (142 cm) Sleeve Length: 23" (58 cm) Width of Pant at hem: 9" (23 cm) Front Zipper Length: 23" (58 cm)