Monday, September 30, 2013

Vintage 1940s Castillo Couture Coat

This documented 1947 silk coat by Antonio Castillo for Elizabeth Arden has self fabric halo buttons and hand worked bound buttonholes.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Shaheen Wide Leg Accordion Pleat Palazzo Jumpsuit

A 1970s designer jumpsuit has accordion pleated wide leg palazzo pants.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

1920s Embroidered Jacket

This 1920s wool jacket was imported from India by S.S. Sarna.  It is covered in hand worked chainstitch embroidery in vivid colors.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

1950s Evening Gown

This 1950s evening gown has a shelf bust filled with pleated chiffon to accent your curves.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Friday, September 20, 2013

1950s Cocktail Dress

This 1950s cocktail dress by Brielle Creations has elaborate satin roses at the neckline and hem.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Vintage Green Seude Vest with Fur

A vintage suede vest is edged with shearling fur.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Vintage Rice Sacks

Vintage muslin canvas cotton rice sack bags are printed with graphics on the front.

Monday, September 16, 2013

1960s Metallic Brocade Dress

This 1960s dress and jacket ensemble is fashioned of a metallic brocade fabric with a very Art Nouveau pattern in the weave.  The jacket is trimmed in mink fur.

Friday, September 13, 2013

1960s Fringe Flapper Dress

A 1960s dress has fringe cascading from the waist and augmented with a bow.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

1920s Wool Gabardine Coat

This 1920s coat has bell shaped sleeves that are accented with row after row of embroidered triangles.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

1960s Screen Print Dress

A vintage 1960s dress has a screen print of stylized birds.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Vintage 70s Velvet Patchwork Maxi Skirt

This 1970s maxi skirt is made from crazy quilt patches of various velvet fabrics.  Each patch is edged with hand stitched embroidery in orange thread.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Vintage Charles Jourdan Coin Purse

A vintage Charles Jourdan coin purse wallet has the designer initials embossed on the head of the snap.

Friday, September 6, 2013

1970s Spider Web Evening Gown

The left sleeve of this 1970s evening gown is decorated with hand stitched rhinestones in an elaborate spider web design.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Yves Saint Laurent Gold Leather Shoes

A vintage pair of Yves Saint Laurent Gold leather high heel sandals have braided leather straps.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

1960s Beaded Party Dress

This 1960s beaded silk party dress features elaborate beading on the bodice consisting of aurora borealis crystals and glass beads.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Vintage Gucci Accessory Collection

A small vintage Gucci monogrammed travel pouch has the serial number on the inside of the label.