Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Vintage Turquoise Ethnic Print Bubble Bottom Cotton Romper

Vintage cotton romper has a solid turquoise top with an ethnic print bottom of what looks like Balinese dancers or characters.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

1980s Oscar de la Renta Ball Gown

The bodice of this 1980s ball gown by Oscar de la Renta is accented with satin ribbon bows and rhinestone buttons.

Monday, June 28, 2010

1940s Trapunto Tie

A 1940s men's tie has trapunto work on the front creating a raised design.

Friday, June 25, 2010

1980s Victor Costa Evening Gown

A large bow decorates the top of the godet on the back of this 1980s Victor Costa strapless evening gown.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Vintage 50's Pink Hologram Johansen Handbag Purse

A 1950s purse has a lenticular plastic inset hologram in a diamond shape on the front of the bag.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

1950s Silk Cocktail Dress

Pleats cross the bodice of this 1950s silk cocktail dress and then open into a dramatic drape at the hip.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Vintage 50's Elegant Black Glass Beaded Walborg Clutch

A 1950s long Walborg clutch has a circular design of jet black glass beads.

Monday, June 21, 2010

1960s Beaded Cocktail Dress

Bands of silver beads decorate the front waist and back neckline of this 1960s orange cocktail dress.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Vintage Albert Nipon Navy Blue Smocked Dress

A vintage dress by Albert Nipon has a smocked neckline treatment.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

1950s Peggy Hunt Cocktail Dress

A band of black lace covers the nude color lining on this 1950s Peggy Hunt dress, which gives the illusion of bareness.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Vintage 70's Alice Polynesian Fashions Hawaiian Floral Maxi Dress

The back of a 1970s Alice Hawaiian dress has waterfall pleating.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

1950s Strapless Wedding Prom Dress

White lace is applied to chiffon in ever-widening scallops on the skirt of this 1950s dress that is perfect for a prom or a wedding.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Vintage 70s Lilli Diamond Coral Grecian Hostess Gown

The waistline of a 1970s gown has a belt that threads through the front and carries out the back of the gown.

Friday, June 11, 2010

1950s Cowl Neck Silk Dress

The back neckline of this 1950s silk dress is cut on the bias and weighted to fall in three soft folds. This is called a cowl neckline.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Vintage Kasper Embroidered DIRNDL Dress, Shirt, Pin and Necklace

A vintage dirndl has an embroidered floral bodice.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

1960s Beaded Cocktail Dress

The pockets of this 1960s dress are edged in beading.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Vintage 50s BVD Swim Trunks

A hand screened Angelfish adorns the front panel of a pair of 1950s swim trunks.

Monday, June 7, 2010

1960s Blue Pleated Dress

The skirt and bell sleeves on this 1960s dress are completely knife pleated.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Vintage 80s Purple Studded Low Heel Shoes

A pair of purple 80s shoes features cut out backed leather with studs and decorative trim.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

1960s Malcolm Starr Evening Gown

The design lines of the paisley print on this 1960s evening gown by Malcolm Starr are edged in black sequins.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Vintage 70s Black Halter Dress

The bodice of a 1970s black halter dress is ruched down the center.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

1960s Metallic Gold Evening Gown

Gold and silver sequins form 3-dimensional flowers on top of gold braid at the bodice and neckline of this 1960s evening gown.