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$ 250.00

Cara Lotti Orange & White Pantsuit, Retro 60s Style, Sailor Style Pants

Fun pantsuit with on trend sailor style pants.

Approx. Size: Size small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: C. L Cara Lotti, made in France

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Fun 60s retro style pantsuit in bright orange.  Short, flared jacket with four patch pockets on front.  White plastic daisies decorate each pocket.  White trim on notched collar, lapels, pockets and cuffs.  Cuffs have a row white rounded buttons.  Pants are sailor style with no waistband, double row of large white buttons and a slight flare to the leg.  Pantsuit is a very soft fabric blend of 66% cotton 32% polyamide and 2% polyester.  Orange acetate lining in Jacket. Made in France.

Cara Lotti is a high fashion boutique located in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris.


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:   

Jacket -

Shoulders: 16.½" (38 cm)
Bust: 19 ½" (48 cm)

Hips: 19" (51 cm)
Length – Center Back: 21” (86 cm)
Sleeve: 21" (61 cm)
Wrist:  5½" (12.5 cm)

Pants -   

Waist: 15" (37 cm)

Hips: 17" (45.5 cm)
Length 19” (42 cm)
Leg opening: 11" (20 cm)

 

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$ 125.00

Vintage David Pallas Pink Suit, Green Floral Embroidery, Size Small

Pretty and pink with this embroidered silk suit.

Approx. Size: Size small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: David Pallas Paris, made in France

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1990s pink silk suit with lovely green floral embroidery. Long jacket in medium pink has a slight shimmer.  Scalloped embroidery on necklace continues along the bottom edge of the jacket..  Six large buttons in matching fabric close with fabric loops. Two large pockets on the front.  Matching mini skirt with waistband.  Closes with back hook and eye and zipper. Pink lining on both pieces.  Jacket falls a couple of inches below the skirt.  Jacket is 38% viscose and 62% polyamide.  Skirt is 100% silk.

David Pallas was a Paris atelier with a ready-to-wear line know for impeccable tailoring. Founded in 1970, the company was taken over by Daniel Pallas, the son of the founder, and Daniel's wife Véronique.  They manufactured clothes for other high-end designers.  In 2013 the couple rebranded the company as Pallas and are now known for their women's tuxedo jackets.


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:   
Jacket -
Shoulders: 15" (38 cm)
Bust: 19" (48 cm)

Waist: 16" (40.5)
Hips: 20" (51 cm)
Length – Center Back: 34” (86 cm)
Sleeve: 24" (61 cm)
Wrist:  5" (12.5 cm)

Skirt -   
Waist: 14½" (37 cm)
Hips: 18" (45.5 cm)
Length – Center Back: 19” (48 cm)
Zipper: 8" (20 cm)

 

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$ 325.00

1970s Lilly Pulitzer Floral Chemise, Vintage Maxi Dress, Size Small-Medium

Cool and comfortable summer dress

Approx. Size: Small - Medium, but please check measurements below.

Condition: Very Good

Mark/Label: The Lilly, Lilly Pulitzer Inc. ®

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The classic 1960s summer Lilly Pulitzer chemise maxi dress From her line, The Lilly, this lightweight vintage dress is a cotton/floral blend floral print in orange, yellow, green and white. Perfect for those hot summer days or for a cocktail party at the pool. Sleeveless dress with rounded neck and V neckline. White Appliqué lace down each side, front and neckline. Side slits for ease of movement and fabulous summer style. Back metal zipper. Label size 12 but please this is a vintage size so please check measurements. 65% polyester, 35% cotton. Machine or hand wash. Do not place in dryer or dry clean. #FD128

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 15" (38 cm)
Bust: 19" (48 cm)
Hips: 22" (59 cm)
Length – Center Back: 53” (134.5 cm)
Zipper: 22" (59 cm)


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$ 195.00

Vintage 1970s Evening Jumpsuit, Black Wool, Rhinestone Trim

Classic 1970s cocktail jumpsuit.

Approximate Size: Small, but please check measurements below.

Condition: Very good condition, some of the rhinestone trim at the bottom of the pants has been reattached.

Mark/Label: None

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Glamorous black wool jumpsuit, perfect for anything from cocktails to a dress ball. Sleeveless with empire waist trimmed in a double row of rhinestones. Front and back of jumpsuit has a long panel that makes this appear to be a dress. Once you start to move pants you see the pants also trimmed in rhinestones. Long back covered zipper with two hooks at collar. Back panel with rhinestone trim closes over bottoms part of zipper with two horizontal snaps and one hook.

This beautiful piece is from an estate that had many wonderful 1960s and 70s custom made pieces including this one, thus no label. View the entire collection here: http://etsy.me/2o3VEMU. #CKS-FD11

Approx. measurements taken flat:
Shoulders: 33" (5 cm)
Bust: 15.5" (40 cm)
Waist: 14" (35.5 cm)
Hips: 18" (45.5 cm)
Length – Center Back: 54" (137 cm)
Zipper - 22" (56 cm)

 

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$ 125.00

Vintage 1960s Lilly Pulitzer Sleeveless Dress, Pink & Yellow Floral Design

Cool and comfortable summer dress

Approx. Size: Size Medium, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: The Lilly, Lilly Pulitzer Inc. 

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Very pretty summer dress from 1960s Palm Beach favorite Lilly Pulitzer.  Light pink, yellow and white floral design.  Rounded neck.  A sweet bow on each side of the front about three-quarter down the front dress.  Side slits below the bows. Back zip with one hook. Back darts. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:   
Shoulders: 15" (38 cm)
Bust: 19" (48 cm)
Waist: 19" (48 cm)
Hips: 22" (59 cm)
Length – Center Back: 40” (101.5 cm)
Zipper: 22" (59 cm)


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$ 125.00

Vintage 1980s Off-white Lace Wedding Dress. Perfect for Second Wedding. Size 8

Beautiful lace rosettes, perfect for a casual or second wedding.

Approx. Size: Size 8, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Ricco Antonio, Saks Fifth Avenue

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If you are looking for a second wedding dress, this is the one.  Lovely tea length, off-white dress covered in semi-sheer lace rosettes.  The sleeve length just above the arm shows the most flattering part of your arm.  The unlined rosette lace on the sleeves and across the neckline shows just a bit of skin.  Scalloped hem and sleeves.  Hem has satin edging.  Fitted waist. Double white lining at the bust line with single weight lining in the rest of the dress. Label size 12 but fits like an 8.  Please check measurements.  

Ricco Antonio was a high fashion, eveningwear line designed by Filipino born Ricardo Gorosin. While Gorosin had no design training he watched his mom who had a thriving design business in Los Angles, catering to entertainers such as Cass Elliott and
He began making custom designs for individual clients in the early 1980s. By chance his fashions caught the eye of Bertha Wright, while he was visiting his sister in Lexington Kentucky. Wright, owner of the famous Calumet Farms horse-breeding farm set him up in business under the name Ricco Antonio in 1983 and he moved his base of operations to Lexington.  Eventually Gorosin and his patron had a falling out and the label closed in the 1990s.

 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 15.5" (39 cm)
Bust: 17" (43 cm)
Waist: 15" (38 cm)
Hip: 21" (53 cm)
Length – Center Back: 52” (132 cm)
Sleeve: 11" (28 cm)
Zipper: 21 (53 cm)

 

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$ 125.00

1970s Shirtwaist Ball Gown in Salmon Pink Silk Chiffon

We were gobsmacked when this one arrived in the shop.

Approx. Size: Small, but please check measurements below.

Condition: Very Good, one seem and small hole have been repaired

Mark/Label: Belt marked Tetra, Size 14

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Soft silk chiffon in a deep salmon pink. Classic fitted shirtwaist top with 2 buttons and matching belt with oversized square buckle. Flowy skirt falls below Hand-rolled bottom edge give the effect you are floating. Sheer sleeves with shirt cuffs. Underneath the silk chiffon is an orange fitted lining that is probably acetate. The two colors work beautifully together creating a beautiful three season look. http://bit.ly/2rn2EFO

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 15.5" (40 cm)
Bust: 19" (48 cm)
Waist: 20" (51 cm)
Hip: 24" (61 cm)
Length – Center Back: 59” (149 cm)
Sleeve: 22" (56 cm)
Wrist: 4 (10 cm)
Belt: 36" x 1.5" (91.5 x 4 cm)

 

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$ 175.00

Vintage Glass Flower Choker Necklace & Bracelet Set, Prewar Germany

Delicate glass flowers

Approx. Size:  Necklace: 14" x 1" (35.5 x 1.5 cm); Bracelet 9.5" x 1" (24 x 2.5 cm)

Condition:  Missing glass cab centers on the purple glass flower at each end.  All glass flowers are intact, no missing beads.

Mark/Label: Made in Germany

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Beautiful prewar glass floral set with fabulous details.  Frosted glass flowers with fluted petals plus bright green glass leaves are set along pastel glass beads in blue, pink, green and purple.  The petals are separately set allowing for slight movement.  Each flower has a coordinating glass cabochon wired in the center. Additional miniature opaque glass flowers are mixed between each of the larger ones and also hang below the center flower.  

The glass flowers are centered on the necklace, affixed to woven fabric attached to a single strand of glass beads on each side.  On the bracelet, the glass flowers and a double strand of beads are strung on flexible wire that curls to fit your wrist.  The mark, Made in Germany, indicates that this set was made prior to World War II.

 

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$ 150.00

Vintage De Mario NY Seed Pearl & Rhinestone Butterfly Brooch

A rare and lovely De Mario brooch in seed pearls and antique gold.

Approx. Size: Diameter 3" (7.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: De Mario NY

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Intricate seed pearl and rhinestone brooch by De Mario.  Upper corner features a decorated antique gold metal butterfly.  Opposite bottom is a lovely flower in pink and blue pearls.  Brooch is further adorned with antique gold leaves of various sizes each topped with a sparkling clear rhinestone.  The this piece is a great example of the designs that for which DeMario was known - Seed pearls and intricate leaves.

De Mario was started by Robert Demario in 1945 in New York.  Many sources claim he worked for Miriam Haskell but this is not documented.  The intricacy of his work is definitely similar to Haskell pieces.   Rebert De Mario retired and closed his business in 1965.  

 

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$ 1,500.00

1939 Coro "Carmen Miranda" Bracelet, Gold-Plated Rhinestone Clamper Bracelet

One of the rarest pieces of costume jewelry

Approx. Size: Interior Dimension - 2.25" (5.7 cm); Width - 1.50" (4 cm)

Condition: Very good, no dead stones, very minor wear on inside

Mark/Label: This piece is unmarked.  There is matching brooch with Trademark #13 as a mark.

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The famous gold-plated clamper bracelet by Coro made in 1939.  Dubbed the Carmen Miranda, this large openwork bracelet features large rhinestone camellias and daises with glass cabachon centers in red, blue and green.  Rhinestone pave petals surround the cabochon centers with green enameled leaves hanging on the gold stems.   This bracelet is very dimensional with each camelia sticking out almost 1/2 inch. Tab close has three rhinestones on the top.   Carmen Miranda stacked two of these on her arm during the Cuanto La Gusta dance number in the 1949 movie A Date With Judy.

Emanuel Cohn and Carl Rosenberger started Coro in1901 as a small accessories store on Broadway in New York City. The company officially changed it's name to Coro Inc., a combination of the two names, in 1943. Coro was once one of the largest costume jewelry companies in the world and employed many distinctive designers including Adolph Katz, design director; Gene Verecchio; Oscar Placco; Robert Geissmann and Massa Raimond. The company filed for bankruptcy in the late 1970s. Coro had a large number of jewelry lines.   Check out the VJSE blog for a great article on Coro and Vendome.

 

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$ 195.00

Authentic Burberry Jacket, Tan with Zipper Front, Vintage 1970s

1970s twist on a Burberry Jacket

Approx. Size: Medium, but please check measurements below
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Burberry's Made in England
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Unique 70s tan jacket by Burberry. Relaxed bomber style. Jacket has covered front zipper plus two bottom buttons. Slash pockets on front. Silver buckle detail on both sides. Two button detail under collar and two button cuff. The famous Burberry tan, red and black tartan cotton flannel lining. 51% cotton 49% polyester. Dry clean only.

 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 19" (48 cm)
Bust: 21" (53 cm)
Bottom: 21" (53 cm)
Length – Center Back: 26.5” (67 cm)
Sleeve: 24" (61 cm)
Wrist: 4” (23 cm)

 

Coordinates with this vintage Scottish Kilt

 

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$ 150.00

Vintage 1970s Scottish Kilt, Burberry Tartan, 100% Wool

Classic Burberry stlye tartan from Scotland.

Approx. Size:  Medium, but please check measurements below.

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: The Tartan Gift Shops, Edinburgh, made in Scotland

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Authentic Scottish kilt. 1970s tailored kilt in the Burberry clan tartan of tan, red & black made by The Tartan Gift Shops. This kilt is a type of skirt that wraps around the waist and is secured by two black leather straps with silver metal buckles. The front edge is fringed down the side. Accordion pleats on the sides and back. 100% wool, dry clean only.  Works for men or women.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Waist: 16" (40.5 cm)
Hips: 22" (56 cm)
Length: 28” (71 cm)

 

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$ 150.00

Vintage 1970s Ultrasuede Trench Coat, Salmon Pink, Matching Belt

Beautiful and sophisticated trench coat in dark salmon pink ultrasuede

Approx. Size - Small. but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good. Very minor wear commensurate with age. Please note: Two buttons were missing from the front of the coat. There was one button as decoration at the bottom of each sleeve. They were relocated to replace the front buttons. Very slight imprint and small hole on sleeves where the buttons were previously located. See final photo.

Mark/Label: Ultra Suede Brand Fabric, Union Label

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Beautiful trench coat in pink ultrasuede. Front angled slash pockets.  Top stitching. Unique three piece matching belt that buttons at each side. Pink acetate lining. Note: Ultrasuede pieces need to be cleaned by a speciality dry cleaners. Cool pink and brown plastic buttons. Use a clothes brush for dirt and dust. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Bust: 19" (48 cm)
Waist: 19" (48 cm)
Hips: 21” (53 cm)
Length – Center Back: 44.5” (113 cm)
Sleeve: 26” (66 cm)
Wrist: 5” (12.5 cm)
Belt: 47" x 3.5" (8 cm)
 

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$ 495.00

1970s Halston Ultrasuede Trench Coat, Dark Red, Matching Belt

Dynamite Halston trench in a very dark cranberry red tone of ultra suede

Approx. Size - Small. but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good. Minor wear commensurate with age

Mark/Label: Halston

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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 speciality dry cleaners. . Use a clothes brush for dirt and dust. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders 15" (38")
Bust: 18" (45.5 cm)
Waist: 16" (40.5 cm)
Hips: 20” (51 cm)
Length – Center Back: 43” (109 cm)
Sleeve: 23” (58 cm)
Wrist: 4” (20 cm)
Belt: 58" x 2" (147 x 5 cm)

 

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$ 395.00

1970s Bill Blass Tan Ultrasuede Coat Dress

Sophisticated long coat dress in a tan ultra suede Bill Blass

Approx. Size - Label size 10, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good. Minor wear commensurate with age

Mark/Label: Blassport Ultrasuede Fabric

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Tan ultrasuede coat dress by Bill Blass.  Rounded collar with tone-on-tone topstitching. Matching belt. Seven button front plus two 2 button cuffs. No pockets. 11 plastic buttons on front. Unlined. This piece works great as a spring dress or year round as a coat over jeans. Note: Ultra suede pieces need to be cleaned by a speciality dry cleaners. Use a clothes brush for dirt and dust. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders 16" (40.5")
Bust: 19" (48 cm)
Waist: 19" (48 cm)
Hips: 20” (51 cm)
Length – Center Back: 44.5” (113 cm)
Sleeve: 26” (66 cm)
Wrist: 45” (51 cm)
Belt: 47" x 3.5" (119 x 9 cm)

 

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$ 3,800.00

Pierre Cardin Chrome Bib Necklace with Enamel Pendants, circa 1969

An amazing work of wearable art.

Approx. Size: 8” x 10” (20 x 25.5 cm)

Condition: Very minor wear on metal commensurate with age.  Enamel is intact.

Mark/Label: None

 

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Long chrome bib necklace with round pendants enameled in orange and blue concentric circles.  Chrome links on the back allow this piece to set into the contours of your neck. Cardin made several iterations of this design in 1969 and this one is the largest.   http://bit.ly/2pLRJVX

Pierre Cardin was at the height of his powers in the 1960s & 1970s, designing some of the most futuristic jewelry, clothing & hats of the era.  He was known for using geometric and bubble shapes that often looked more like art than practical fasion. Born in Italy in 1922, Cardin grew up in France and starting apprenticing as a tailor's apprentice at age 14.  Cardin moved to Paris in 1945. There, he studied architecture and worked with fashion designer Paquin after World War II. The then worked with Elsa Schiaparelli until he became head of design at Christian Dior.   Cardin founded his own haute couture house in 1950. His career was launched when he designed about 30 of the costumes for "the party of the century", a masquerade ball in Venice on 3 September 1951. He was one of the first couture designers to create a ready-to-wear line. He also was a trailblazer in licensing his name for products such as perfume, automobiles and using his logo on accessories and furniture. Cardin eventually overexposed his brand through that licensing and it fell out of favor in the 1990s. He has retaken control of his branding and has reemerged with new designs plus a renovation of the ruins of the castle in Lacoste, Vaucluse that was once inhabited by the Marquis de Sade.

 

 
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$ 395.00

White Faux Fur & Embroidered Après-ski Jacket & Pants - 3 Piece Set, Black Velveteen, Made in France

Stunning embroidered jacket, tank and pants in black polyester velveteen

Approx. Size: Small, please see measurements below.

Condition:  Like New

Mark/Label: No makers mark, Made in France

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White faux fur on jacket is super soft and luxurious.  Intricate Swiss-style floral embroidery in blue, red and white on all three pieces.  Open jacket with wide faux white fur trim on collar, lapel, sleeves and bottom of jacket. Lightly padded shoulders. Pants and tank are fairly lightweight to offset the heavier jacket.  Jacket is open with no closure.  Pants are wide, straight-leg with scalloped edge, button fly in front.  Tank top has spaghetti straps and back is slightly lower than the front. All pieces are lined. 77% polyester, 23% viscose. Label states dry clean only.  No makers mark or brand label.


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Jacket-
Shoulders: 16.5” (42 cm)
Bust: 18” (45.5 cm)
Bottom Edge:  22" (56 cm)
Length Center Back: 22” (56 cm)
Sleeve: 20" (51 cm)
Wrist: 6" (15 cm)

Fur trim: 3" (7.5 cm)

Tank-
Shoulders: 18” (45.5 cm)
Bust: 18” (45.5 cm)
Strap Width: .25” (.63 cm)
Bottom Edge: 17.5" (44.5 cm)
Length Center Back: 12.5” (37 cm)
Zipper: 10" ( 25.5 cm)

Pants-
Waist: 15" (38 cm)
Hips: 21.5" (54.5 cm)
Length: 43" (109 cm)
Pant Width: 9" (23 cm)
Zipper: 8" (20 cm)

  

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$ 248.00

White Flower & Black Enamel Cuff by Kenneth Jay Lane, (KJL)

A real floral statement piece

Approx. Size: 1.5" (4 cm) wide; 2.25" (5.5 cm) inner diameter

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Kenneth Lane

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The large white flower with rhinestone stamen is the focal point of this stunning vintage cuff bracelet by Kenneth Jay Lane.  Black enamel on silver metal hinged cuff bracelet.  Additional rhinestone decoration around the flower. Unique and dimensional piece. 


Kenneth Jay Lane is on of the most successful costumer jewelers of all time. He got his start designing shoes for Delman and Christian Dior, using his free time to create jewelry. By the late 60s he had opened his own design house. Lane has designed jewelry all across the price spectrum from unique designs for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to Avon; from Bergdorf Goodman to QVC. His jewelry is known for it's high quality and incredible style range from classic pearls and gold metal door knocker earrings to ethic tribal pieces and even over-the-top rococo and baroque designs. KJL has designed for many companies over the past 50 years and the age of his pieces can be determined by the mark. Every woman should have at least one piece of KJL in her collection.

 

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$ 145.00

Vintage 1930s Beaded Blouse, Navy & Pink Crepe de Chine

Interesting combination of navy blue and salmon pink silk crepe de chine.  

Approx. Size:  Small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Good. Minor wear commensurate with age. Some minor bead loss at top right shoulder

Mark/Label: None

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Beautiful beaded blouse from the 1930s.  Front yoke, sleeves and back are all in navy. Lower part of the front is in pink.  This blouse is slightly tucked at the waist.  Navy blue beading runs down the front fringing over the top of the pink.  More navy beads fall down the of the front.  The beading has an aurora coating that really makes them glisten. Three quarter sleeves with decorative horizontal darts near openings.  

This blouse is meant to be tucked in and was part of a set with a matching high waisted skirt since there are buttons along the bottom of the back and the bottom front edged is pinked rather than hemmed. Blouse is longer in the front than the back.  Back zipper side and side snaps. Light shoulder padding.  

 

Approx. Measurements taken flat:
Shoulders: 14.5" (37 cm)
Bust: 16.5" (42 cm)
Waist: 15.5 (40 cm)
Length in Front: 23 (58.5 cm)
Length in Back: 19.5 (50 cm)
Sleeve: 18” (45.5 cm)
Sleeve Opening: 4.5" (11.5 cm)

 

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$ 295.00

Vintage 1980s Women's Max Mara Camel Coat, Double Breasted Wool, Made in Italy

Sensational vintage Max Mara coat in a rich dark camel tone

Approx. Size Medium, but please check measurements

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Max Mara Label, and on lining, Made in Italy

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Nice slim cut makes this coat not too bulky.  The double breasted styling is sure to keep you warm.Three quarter length, double breasted with six visible buttons plus two inside.  One extra button is sewn into lining.  Buttons are tortoise style and 1" in diameter. Notch collar, dolman sleeves.  Collar, lapel, shoulders and middle of back are top stitched in the same camel color.  Angled welt pocket on each side.  Softly padded shoulders. This coat is 100% wool with a light brown silk lining. 


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat so multiply by two: 
Shoulders: 20"  (51 cm)
Bust: 24"  (61 cm)
Waist: 24” (61 cm)
Hips:  24” (91 cm)
Length – Center Back: 50”  (127 cm)
Sleeve: 22” (65 cm)
Wrist: 7” (17.5 cm)
Back vent: 20" (51 cm)

 

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$ 2,900.00

1960s Pierre Cardin Burgundy Leather Handbag

Spectacular Cardin handbag.  The look is very architectural. 

Approx. Size:  Outer measurement: 11" x 9" x 3"  (28 x 23 x 7.5 cm)

Inner measurement:   8.5" x 7" x 3"  (22 x 18 x 7.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Pierre Cardin, Made in France

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Handbag is suspended within the openwork border.  Rich burgundy leather. Burgundy silk lining.  One main compartment with two smaller pockets.  Gold snap close, double handles. Paris, made in France

 

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$ 145.00

1920s Beaded Purse, Swag Gray Glass Beading, Flapper Style

Channel your inner flapper with this stunning vintage evening bag from the 1920s.

Approx. Size:  8.5" x 7" (21.5 x 17.5 cm); 7" hang (17.5 cm)

Condition:  Very good, all beads are intact and drawstring pulls correctly. Black fabric lining has been replaced. 

Mark/Label: None

One of a king vintage item.  Get it before it's gone.

 

Swag beading features tiny gray glass beads set in single thread rows.  These rows are lined up in vertical columns that gradually widen to the bottom of the purse.   The rows of beads are tightly drawn allowing the black knit fabric to show between the columns. Double drawstring cord.  Pouch style purse. This one is in amazing condition. Black fabric lining has been replaced. 

 

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$ 125.00

1950s Silver Metal Mesh Clutch by Whiting & Davis

Beautiful Whiting and Davis silver metal mesh clutch.

Approx. Size: 8" x 5" x 1.5"  (20 x 12.5 x 4 cm)  

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label:   Whiting & Davis Co. Mesh Bags, made in USA, #2983 stamped on frame, fabric label

One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

 

Large rhinestone and silver metal fold-over closure. Silver metal purse frame. Light gray lining with one main compartment and an additional 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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$ 195.00

Mary Frances Handbag, Chartreuse Lizard Print, Toucan, Floral Beading, Style #4929

This is such a fun bag from Mary Frances

Approx. Size:  12"x 4.5" 2.5" (30.5 x 11.5 x 6 cm);  12" hang  (30.5 cm)   

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Mary Frances label & brass tag, Style #4929

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Bright chartreuse green lizard print leather handbag decorated with leather retro flower appliqué and a large beaded toucan with black tail feathers. Additional floral beading completes the design.  One large compartment. Black leather and gold chain strap. Floral snap closure.  Style #4929.

Mary Frances grew up being influenced by the vibrant spirit and excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area. For over two decades she has taken her vision and passion for fashion design and forged them into an international venture using artistic influences from around the globe.    Fans of the Mary Frances handbags are as varies as her handbags. These treasures are showing up on the arms of entertainers, artists, and renowned celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston... and the list goes on. Mary Frances' whimsical designs famed for their collaboration between fabric, texture, unique materials, and colors have fueled her soaring popularity.

 

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