Thursday, September 30, 2010

1950s Don Loper Jacket

A 1950s red Don Loper jacket has a collar which one side threads through a carrier to create the closure.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

1960s Beaded Wedding Dress

The long straight skirt of this 1960s beaded wedding gown has a slit that is bordered with beading.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

1980s Black Sequin Dress

A vintage 1980s black sequin dress has keyhole cutouts at the shoulders in front and back with a long cut open back.

Monday, September 27, 2010

1980s Galanos Dress

The full sleeves on this 1980s dress by James Galanos are gathered with rows of smocking stitches.

Friday, September 24, 2010

1950s Rhinestone Studded Dress

The collar and neckline opening of a 1950s dress is accented with prong set rhinestones.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

1960s Michael Novarese Couture Gown

The silk satin bodice of this 1960s couture evening gown by Michael Novarese has ruching that is held in place with tiny hand stitches.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Vintage 70's Mens Rainbow Shirt

A 1970s men's shirt has a rainbow stripe collar cuffs and band on one side of the front panel.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Vintage 1940s Irene Lentz Coat

The pockets on this 1940s coat by famous designer Irene Lentz are called bellows pockets. They are set on with an inverted pleat that allows the pocket to open up and fit your hand more easily.

Monday, September 20, 2010

1960s Lilli Ann Coat

A 1960s Lilli Ann coat has a raised nubby texture of boucle knit wool.

Friday, September 17, 2010

1940s Louella Ballerino Dress

The sleeve cuffs on this 1940s Louella Ballerino dress are accented with metallic gold painted stencils in a Southwestern pottery motif.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Vintage 40s Soft Yellow Lady Duff Rayon Nightgown

A 1940s nightgown has a floral appliqued bodice.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

1970s Norman Norell Evening Gown

The buttonholes on this 1970s Norman Norell evening gown are stitched by hand.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

1950s Sweater with Roses

3 dimensional red roses in velvet decorate this 1950s black lambswool sweater.

Monday, September 13, 2010

1980s Michael Novarese Couture Evening Gown

The asymmetric neckline of this 1980s couture evening gown by Michael Novarese is adorned with hand worked beading and gold mylar wrapped cording.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Vintage 60s DeWeese White Layered Chiffon Belted Swimsuit Bathing Suit

A new old stock DeWeese Swimsuit has layers of white chiffon ruffles, complete with hang tag.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

1950s Draped Dress

This 1950s day dress has gathers and drapes for a gorgeous effect at the waist.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Vintage late 50s Jantzen Bone White Textured Swimsuit

The bust line of a 1950s swimsuit is pleated with a keyhole slit in the center neckline.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

1970s Lanvin Logo Print Dress

The print on this 1970s Lanvin dress is the company's logo in an allover print.

Friday, September 3, 2010

1970s Ruffled Silk Blouse

This 1970s silk poet blouse has loads of ruffles at the front and on the sleeves.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

1920s Flapper Purse

Ostrich plumes are swirled in a circle on the front and back of this genuine 1920s flapper era purse.