Tuesday, May 31, 2011

1960s Harold Levine Brocade Evening Gown

This 1960s evening gown by Harold Levine has a large silver lamé bow at the waist and large rhinestones edge the opening.

Friday, May 27, 2011

1960s Victoria Royal Beaded Dress

This 1960s cocktail dress by Victoria Royal is elaborately beaded with a border of pearls, silver beads, sequins, and pink rhinestones.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Vintage 1940s DuBarry Lace Gown

A 1940s lace dress has scallop edge flutter sleeves.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

1950s Rose Print Dress

The empire bodice of this 1950s dress is adorned with three inverted pleats.  The same pleats are found at the tops of the sleeves.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Vintage 1950s Teal Silk Dress

A 1950s full skirt dress has a ruched waistline.

Monday, May 23, 2011

1950s Polka Dot Dress

This 1950s full skirted dress is made of navy blue taffeta with white polka dots.  The pockets and sleeve cuffs are lined in red taffeta that peeks out in a fun touch.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Vintage 1940s Lace Bridal Gown

A 1940s lace wedding gown has satin covered buttons adorning the back.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

1920s Silk Ombre Beaded Flapper Dress

This 1920s flapper era dress is fashioned of silk ombre fabric that changes colors from yellow to red to black.  the color of the beading changes as the fabric does.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Vintage 1940s Halter Neck Wedding Gown

A 1940s vintage wedding gown has a satin hand sewn circular motif at the halter neckline.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

1990s Moschino Cocktail Dress

A sunburst of seams accents the wrap lines of this 1990s cocktail dress by Moschino.  The seams are decorated with hand worked topstitching.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Vintage 1950s Matched Plaid Swimsuit

The plaid fabric on this 1950s swimsuit is matched at all the seams helping to give a slimming effect to the bodice.

Friday, May 13, 2011

1960s Striped Silk Dress

The side waist of this 1960s silk dress is decorated with faux pocket flaps and little bows.  Notice how the stripes in the silk are perfectly matched from the flaps to the dress.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Vintage 60s Roger Vivier Multi Colored Silk Shoes

A pair of vintage 60s Roger Vivier silk pumps have a large rhinestone studded pilgrim buckle adorning the square toe box.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

1960s Embroidered Floral Dress

This 1960s Mod era shift dress is decorated with hand embroidered flowers in brightly colored yarn.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Vintage 80s LaPerla Linen Dress

A 1980s linen dress has a keyhole neckline created by the shoulder straps.

Monday, May 9, 2011

1940s Gabardine Suit

This 1940s suit has two rows of small buttons with a horizontal seam between each.  Can you imagine the work that went into this?

Friday, May 6, 2011

1980s Animal Print Kercheif Flounce Dress

A vintage 80s animal print dress has a wide black ruched waistband.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Fall 2005 Bill Blass Suit

The check pattern of this 2005 Bill Blass suit is perfectly matched at all the seams and from the jacket to the skirt.  This is a sign of the highest quality construction.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Vintage 501 Big E Levis Jeans

A pair of vintage 501 Big E Levis jeans have a red line selvage.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

1970s Donald Brooks Dress and Jacket Set

The neckline of this 1970s dress by Donald Brooks is filled with bands that criss-cross and perfectly follow the lines of the matching jacket.

Monday, May 2, 2011

1940s Babydoll Heels

A pair of 1940s I. Miller shoes has studs and rhinestones on the toe box.