Thursday, March 31, 2011

Vintage 50s Rhinestone Studded Dress

A 1950s dress has prong set rhinestones run around the collar and down the front of the bodice, also at the front and back of the sleeve openings. Rhinestones also outline the hip pockets.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

1960s Malcolm Starr Evening Gown

This 1960s evening gown by Malcolm Starr is beaded and embroidered in a floral pattern.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Vintage 70s Designer Sant' Angelo Silk Scarf

A 1970s Sant' Angelo scarf has a hand rolled edge and signature in the print.

Monday, March 28, 2011

1950s Harvey Berin Bubble Dress

Angled tucks on the sleeve of this 1950s Harvey Berin dress mimic the inverted pleats in the bubble skirt.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Vintage 50s Woven Skull Hat

The front of a 1950s cellophane raffia skull hat has a delicate swoop.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

1980s Victor Costa Evening Gown

This elaborate 1980s evening gown by Victor Costa has ruching that covers the bodice and large poufs of fabric at the back.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Vintage 1950's Cardigan Sweater with Feather Detail

The chest of a vintage 50s cardigan sweater has a feather knit design into the weave.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

1940s Carlye Dress

This 1940s dress by Carlye features a basketweave type panel that opens into knife pleats.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Vintage 50s Van Raalte Full Slip

The hemline of a red 1950s full slip has a wide hemline of crystal pleated chiffon and lace.

Friday, March 18, 2011

1950s Embroidered Skirt

This 1950s full skirt is hand embroidered with gypsy dancers. The work involved is astounding!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

1950s Rubber Swim Cap

A 1950s Swim Cap made by Kleinerts has three dimensional colorful floral petals on the top.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

1970s Frederick's of Hollywood Dress

This 1970s dress by Frederick's of Hollywood has a crochet midriff with peekaboo holes in the design.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Vintage 80s Members Only Leather Jacket

The collar of a 1980s jacket has a leather strap that snaps at the neckline.

Monday, March 14, 2011

1960s Helen Rose Evening Gown

Clear paillette sequins form the flowers in the beaded design on this 1960s evening gown by Helen Rose.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Vintage 1960s Novelty Print Shirt

The pocket of a vintage 60s shirt has a small embroidered Penquin logo as well as a fabulous novelty print in the fabric.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

1950s Soure Handbag

This 1950s straw handbag by Soure is embroidered with straw and wood beads.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Vintage 50s Black & White Lace Top

A vintage 1950s sleeveless top is made up of alternating rows of black and white floral lace.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

1950s Lace Dress and Jacket

The jacket collar of this 1950s set is held up and away from the shoulders with hidden wires that are hand sewn in place underneath the lining.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Vintage 60s Velvet Skirt

A vintage 1960s velvet skirt has a design of small mushrooms.

Friday, March 4, 2011

1950s Bonnie Cashin Dress

The wrap bodice of this rare 1950s dress by Bonnie Cashin closes with hooks and eyes on the inside and has three ties on the outside.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Vintage 1970s Gunne Sax Eyelet Lace Maxi Dress

The high neckline and sleeve caps of a vintage 1970s Gunne Sax dress are created using gathered eyelet lace trim. Pearl buttons adorn the front bodice.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

1950s DeWeese Sun Dress

This 1950s DeWeese sun dress has 3-dimensional appliques that were cut from the floral print of the fabric.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Vintage 80s Albert Nipon Silk Polka Dot Dress

A vintage 80s Albert Nipon dress has a circular waist accent that is made from self fabric crystal pleats.