Tuesday, June 30, 2009

1960s Design Thai Top & Skirt Set

Two rows of cording form a trapunto-like treatment along the neckline of this vintage 1960's top and skirt set by Design Thai.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Vintage Large Paisley Turban Style Hat

A large vintage paisley turban fans out on the sides to make a statement headpiece.

Friday, June 26, 2009

1970s French Designer Dress

Horizontal panels of silk in orange and brown are joined with metal grommets and rings in this French designer dress from 1970.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Vintage 50s 3D Floral Dress

The bodice and skirt of a 1950's floral dress has three dimensional flower petals and rhinestone accented leaves.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

1950s Evening Gown or Wedding Dress

Elaborate silk and velvet roses decorate the streamers of a large bow on the back of a 1950's evening gown that can also be worn as a wedding dress.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Vintage 50's Plaid Wrangler BlueBell Western Shirt

The pockets on this men's western shirt are angled and have points which match the style of the yoke.

Monday, June 22, 2009

1950s Barkcloth Circle Skirt

The fabric of this 1950's circle skirt has the nubby texture found in genuine barkcloth.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Vintage late 40's Catalina 'Hawaiian Fish' California Hand Print Two Piece Swimsuit

A vintage Catalina swimsuit from 1949 has the hand print identified as 'Hawaiian Fish' under the hemline of the modesty panel.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

1980s Thierry Mugler Dress

The shoulders on this 1980s Tierry Mugler dress come to high points, one of his iconic styles.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Vintage Marimekko Signed Fabric

The selvedge of a piece of oilcloth fabric identifies the designer Marimekko and the date and title of the print.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

1960s Chester Weinberg Dress

A self-fabric ruffle forms the stand-up collar on this 1960's Chester Weinberg mini dress.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Super wide Vintage 80s Black Snake and Suede Belt

Super wide 6.5" snake and suede leather belt fastens on the inside with a snap and on the outside with a large black triagular shaped button. Trimmed with coordinating brown and ivory snake skin.

Friday, June 12, 2009

1970s Wool Suit

An incredibly ornate belt adds ethnic flair to this 1970s orange wool dress with matching jacket.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Dance Themed Novelty Print 1960s Fabric

1960's dance themed novelty print fabric is used to create a modern mini dress.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

1960s Donald Brooks Coat

Alternating groups of peas in pods forms a graphic pattern on this iconic 1960's Donald Brooks coat.

Monday, June 8, 2009

Vintage 80's Does 40's Film Noir Dress

The front waistline of an 80's dress has an inset panel with a gathered hanging swag of material giving it a 1940's film noir look.

Friday, June 5, 2009

1940s Wool Suit

The pockets on this 1940's wool suit are edged in a bias cut band of self fabric.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

1940s Black Corde Purse

The front of a 1940's black corde purse has a unique design created with self fabric black corde.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

1940s Silk Dinner Suit

The bound buttonholes of this 1940's silk suit have a keyhole shape to allow room for the button shank. All hand-worked, these buttonholes are a feat of detail!

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Vintage 80's Does 40's Changeable Fabric Dress

An inset waist panel on a 1980's does 1940's dress has a braided trim with lavender prong set rhinestones trimmed with softly gathered pockets.

Monday, June 1, 2009

1940s Silk Dinner Suit

The hips are accented with tiers of ruffles on this late 1940's silk dinner suit.