Tuesday, November 30, 2010

1960s Metallic Mini Dress and Coat

This 1960s metallic lamé coat closes with giant frogs and ball buttons.

Monday, November 29, 2010

70s Christmas Tree Brooch

A 1970s Christmas Tree brooch is adorned with prong set rhinestones.

Friday, November 26, 2010

1950s Lilli Ann Jacket

The pockets of this 1950s Lilli Ann jacket are decorated with binding in a pretty petal shape.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!

Giving Thanks to all our wonderful followers. Jody and Pam wish you and yours a happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

1991 Hermes Soie Volantes Scarf

This Hermes silk scarf has a hand-rolled hem that turns to the front or right side of the fabric.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Monday, November 22, 2010

1970s Pauline Trigere Dress

This 1970s dress and jacket set by Pauline Trigere is decorated with vertical slot seams.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Vintage Western Boots

A pair of vintage boots have multiple rows of coordinated top-stitching.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

1980s Tracy Mills Evening Ensemble

The silk jersey top of this 1980s evening ensemble by Tracy Mills is adorned with a beaded lily.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Vintage 70s Embroidered Sweater

A vintage 70s sweater has the designer name embroidered above the chest.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

1960s Wedding Gown

This 1960s wedding gown is made from 3 layers of silk organza that are adorned with delicate embroidery, pearls, and 3-dimensional organza roses.

Monday, November 15, 2010

A 1950s Lilli Diamond dress has a black silk sheer overlay over white lace which is studded with rhinestones.

Friday, November 12, 2010

1960s Enzo Quaglia Suit

Note how the seams of the jacket exactly line up with the pocket flaps of the dress on this 1960s suit by Zurich couturier Enzo Quaglia.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

1980s Vintage Sweater with Pearls, Fur and Snakeskin

A vintage 80s sweater has snakeskin, fur and peals accenting the front in an abstract design.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

1970s Hanae Mori Couture Evening Gown

The center back seam on this 1970s Hanae Mori couture gown closes with hanging snaps to cover the zipper in the lining. The snaps are covered in silk chiffon to match the color of the print next to it.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

1960s Lilly Pulitzer Outfit

A 1960s Lilly Pulitzer outfit has the 'Lilly" signature hidden in the bright floral print of the fabric.

Monday, November 8, 2010

1950s Dorothy O'Hara Dress

This 1950s Dorothy O'Hara dress is shaped with tuck and gathers that form graceful folds.

Friday, November 5, 2010

1980s Michael Hoban Red Leather Dress

A vintage 1980s red leather dress has an open back.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

1970s Pink Metallic Evening Dress

The bodice of this 1970s pink metallic evening gown is accented with 3-dimensional floral appliques in pink and silver lamé.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Vintage Coyote Fur Jacket

A vintage coyote fur jacket has longer darker guard hairs creating a wonderful soft texture.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

1960s Malcolm Starr Evening Gown

The low cut neckline of this 1960s Malcolm Starr evening gown comes to points all the way around.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Vintage Black Empire Waist Maxi Dress

A 1970s black empire waist maxi dress has sheer sleeves and shirring below the bust.