Monday, October 31, 2011

1940s Ribbon Weave Fabric

Vintage 1940s fabric has an embroidered surface which has ribbon work woven on top.

Friday, October 28, 2011

1950s Party Dress

The bustline of this 1950s party dress is accented with ruffles of crystal pleated tulle in pink and black.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

1950s Ribbon Accented Beret hat

A 1950s wool hat has a pleated fringed ribbon around the brow.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

1950s Jerry Parnis Dress

The bodice of this 1950s dress by Jerry Parnis is decorated with clusters of beads and paillette sequins.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Vintage 1980s Purple Leather Studded Shoes

A pair of 1980s purple leather shoes have brass studs and confetti shaped cutouts in the leather.

Monday, October 24, 2011

1960s Christian Dior New York Silk Suit

The braid that edges the jacket on this 1960s suit by Christian Dior New York ends in little bows at the back.

Friday, October 21, 2011

1970s Border Print Linen Dress

A vintage 1970s semi sheer lightweight linen dress has a border print along the hemline.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

1960s Edith Small Beaded Dress

Designer Edith Small adds fullness to the bust of this 1950s beaded silk dress by using tucks at the top of the shoulders.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Vintage 60s Wool Coat with Fur Collar

A soft wool 1960s coat has a mink collar.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

1960s Pat Sandler Party Dress

The bodice of this 1960s party dress by Pat Sandler is covered in elaborate beading with beaded fringe around the neckline and armholes.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Vintage 1970s Gunne Sax Dress

Eyelet lace forms the high collar on a 1970s Gunne Sax maxi dress.

Friday, October 14, 2011

1960s Jeweled Party Dress

The skirt of this late 1960s party dress is adorned with appliqued black velvet bands, silver braid, metal studs, rhinestones, and pieces of silver mylar.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

1930s Evening Gown

The mermaid hem of this 1930s evening gown is made of individually sewn petals attached to a black netting skirt.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Vintage 70s Nik Nik Paisley Silk Scarf

A 1970s silk scarf has the designer signature in the print.

Monday, October 10, 2011

1990s Adolfo Suit

This 1990s power suit by Adolfo features leather insets at the pockets and on the collar.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Embroidered Ethnic Blouse

A 1960s ethnic blouse is hand embroidered and was made in Yugoslavia.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

1960s Branell Dress and Coat Set

This 1960s dress and coat set by Branell is made from a wool plaid.  The plaid is matched perfectly at all the seams.  The coat plaid also matches the dress plaid perfectly.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

1950s Irene Lentz Suit

This late 1950s suit by Irene Lentz has an unusual floating panel on the back of the jacket that is open only on the left side.

Monday, October 3, 2011