Friday, July 29, 2011

Vintage 60s Ethinic Top Blouse

A vintage 1960s blouse is accented by ethnic hand stitched embroidery designs.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

1970s Pierre Cardin Coat

The pockets and collar of this 1970s coat by Pierre Cardin are accented with rows of top-stitching.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Vintage 60s Gold Lame Shirtwaist Dress


The bodice of a 1960s Gold lame dress has self covered domed buttons.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

1960s Striped Silk Dress

This 1960s striped silk dress has domed buttons and bound buttonholes.  Note how the maker has matched the fabric of the buttonholes to the stripes in the dress.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Vintage Varsity Sweater

A vintage Varsity wool sweater has an appliqued tufted JL (James Lick) patch on the hip.

Friday, July 22, 2011

1970s Charles Jourdan Blouse

The buttons of this 1970s silk and metallic blouse by Charles Jourdan are completely hidden behind the front placket.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Vintage 70s Vera Square Sunflower Scarf

A vintage 1970s scarf has the larger Vera Neumann signature logo along with the ladybug.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

1950s Silk Party Dress

A series of horizontal tucks adds interest to the full skirt on this 1950s party dress.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Vintage 40s 50s Catalina Swim Trunks

A pair of late 40s early 50s Catalina swim trunks has the Catalina flying fish logo patch appliqued at the left hip.

Monday, July 18, 2011

1950s Couture Suit

This 1950s suit has loads of couture details, including a shield shaped front panel that forms a decorative element and incorporates the buttons and buttonholes used to close the jacket.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Vintage 60s Pleater Purse

Self fabric pleather lances are woven in a large criss cross fashion on a vintage 1960s purse.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

1950s Draped Dress

This 1950s dress features a fan of pleats and tucks that flare out from the left waist up to the bust and down to the hip.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

1950s Black Suede Springolators


A pair of 1950s Black Springolators has an elastic band on the footbed which helps to keep the shoe on the foot.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

1970s Tori Richard Maxi Dress

This 1970s Tori Richard maxi dress has a collar that extends into ties to make a bow cut from a co-ordinating print.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Vintage 60's Semi Sheer Striped Blouse

A 1960s blouse has small pleats on each side of the front buttoned placket.

Friday, July 8, 2011

1970s Hermes Skirt

This 1970s wool skirt by Hermes Sport is adorned with three black leather strips that end in buckles to close the skirt.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Vintage 50s Red Wool Twill Jacket

The collar of a 1950s Don Loper red wool twill jacket forms a bow.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

1970s Hanae Mori Couture Evening Gown

Instead of using a floral print, as she usually does, this 1970s Hanae Mori couture dress features beading in a floral pattern on solid black silk.

Monday, July 4, 2011

1950s Fred Perlberg Evening Gown

Pink velvet roses adorn the bustle back of this 1950s Fred Perlberg evening gown.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Vintage 1970s Gunne Sax Lace Maxi Dress


A vintage 70s Gunne Sax dress is created from eyelet and lace with small pearl buttons adorning the satin trimmed bodice.