Monday, August 31, 2009

1970s Givenchy Suit

The pockets on this 1970's Givenchy orange silk suit are adorned with matching orange buttons.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Vintage Open Cut Work Kid Leather Gloves

Open cut work and mauve on mauve embroidery detail adorn vintage kid leather gloves.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

1950s Rhinestone Cocktail Dress

Rhinestones form a diamond pattern on the wide waist insert of this 1950's cocktail dress.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Vintage 40's Black Rhinestone Soutache Trim Swimsuit

The bust line on a 1940s swimsuit is accented with white cord and small rhinestone centered flowers.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

1960s Beaded Paisley Silk Pant Suit

The front zipper opening of the jacket is accented with an elaborated border of beads, sequins, and rhinestones that co-ordinate with the paisley print on this 1960's pant suit.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Vintage 60's Pendleton Olive Plaid Heavy Wool Jacket

A 1960's plaid Pendleton wool jacket has a single welt pocket at the waistline.

Friday, August 21, 2009

1950s Dingle Ball Hat

Dingle balls hang from the side of a 1950's feather and velvet hat.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Vintage Men's Black Wool Felt SCALA Bowler Hat

The brim on a vintage Scala hat is accented with a small multi feather plume and logo plate.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

1950s Anne Fogarty Circle Skirt Dress

The cap sleeves of this 1950's Anne Fogarty dress have bands that extend and tie in bows at the upper arm.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Vintage 40s Signature B of B large Floral Silk Scarf

The corner of a large floral silk scarf is signed B of B and dated 1949.

Monday, August 17, 2009

1940s Wool Suit

The hip pockets on this 1940's suit are decorated with a scrolled applique at the opening.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Vintage 60s Ceeb of Miami Playsuit

The waistline of a 1960's bathing suit playsuit is decorated with two circular buttons and chain detail.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

1960s Hong Kong Made Suit

The walking vent at the back hem of the skirt is adorned with a intricate piped fleur-de-lis decoration on this 1960's 3 piece suit by Vanny Honk Kong.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Vintage 80s Mustard Yellow Leather Jumpsuit

The bodice of a 1980's leather jumpsuit has diagonal cut pockets under the bust.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

1960s Velvet Coat

A grid of black satin stitch embroidery accents the printed velvet fabric on this 1960's coat.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Vintage 80's Kenzo Navy Blue Wool Tailored Coat

The yoke on an 80's tailored Kenzo coat extends to create the flaps over the chest pockets. The flaps are detailed with red circle grommets which are also seen at the back waistline.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Vintage 60s Brocade & Velvet Evening Gown

A large self-fabric bow accents the bottom of the deep scoop neckline on the back of a 1960's evening gown.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Vintage 70s Bonnie Cashin Leather Trimmed Charcoal Wool Jacket

A classic example of Bonnie Cashin's signature closures, this leather trimmed jacket from the 1970's has twist lock toggle brass closures along the front placket.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

1950s Ceil Chapman Dress

Ceil Chapman uses the scalloped edge of black lace as the edge of the neckline on this dramatic vintage 1950's cocktail dress.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Vintage 80's Pauline Trigere Sculptural Blue Wool Coat

A 1980's Pauline Trigere coat has dramatic sculptural shoulders composed of three folded pleats.

Monday, August 3, 2009

1960s Brocade Dress & Jacket

Elaborate Oriental frogs and ball buttons act as closures and make a lovely decoration on this vintage 1960's brocade dress with matching jacket.