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    Vintage 1950s Pink Carnations Pique Dress - New! (SOLD)

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    Please note  this dress is sold and not available for general sale - thank you for understanding

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small 

    Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm 

    Waist: 24 inches + 61 cm

    Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15  inches +  38 cm

    Hips: free

    Hem Length: 1.5 inches + 4 cm

    Zipper Length:  20 inches + 51cm

    Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 39.5 inches + 100 cm

     

    Description

    * Spectacular 1950s white pique cotton dress

    * Border print with pink carnations and green leaves

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full pleated skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with rounded neckline

    * Decorative green piping around waist, armholes and neckline

    *  Piping forms two bows on back at neck and waist

    * Working back metal zipper with two bows on either side

    * Unlined, pinked and raw seams, hand sewn hem

    * Label reads Jonathan Logan

    Jonathan Logan was a popular manufacturer of women’s classic dresses, starting up business in 1944.  The label enjoyed immediate appeal and by the 1950s, it became an essential component of just about every young woman's closet.  In fact, by 1966, Jonathan Logan had become one of the largest 'ready to wear' companies operating in the USA.

    Jonathan Logan eventually became a collection of fourteen different brands, each geared to a different consumer group. What do these vintage labels have in common: Betty Barclay, Butte Knit, R & K Originals, Youth Guild and Jonathan Logan? At one time, all of these labels were popular divisions of the first large apparel conglomerate: Jonathan Logan. These labels were on some of the most popular dresses and sportswear from the 1950’s through to the 1970’s, Today, vintage collectors seek out these labels for both their style and quality.

     

    Comment

    This dress is in great condition for its age. The colours are vibrant and the fabric is strong. There is a slight amount of underarm dusting, but really not noticeable when worn. One petal has the palest amount of bleed but again absolutely nothing to detract. The dress is washed and cleaned ready for wear. Pictured with a crinoline for demonstration purposes only.

     

    Shop Policies

    Availability
    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance should this rare circumstance arise.


    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

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    • Vintage 1950s Pink Carnations Pique Dress - New! (SOLD)

    Vintage 1950s Pink Carnations Pique Dress - New! (SOLD)

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    This dress is sold thank you for understanding

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small 

    Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm 

    Waist: 24 inches + 61 cm

    Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15  inches +  38 cm

    Hips: free

    Hem Length: 1.5 inches + 4 cm

    Zipper Length:  20 inches + 51cm

    Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 39.5 inches + 100 cm

     

    Description

    * Spectacular 1950s white pique cotton dress

    * Border print with pink carnations and green leaves

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full pleated skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with rounded neckline

    * Decorative green piping around waist, armholes and neckline

    *  Piping forms two bows on back at neck and waist

    * Working back metal zipper with two bows on either side

    * Unlined, pinked and raw seams, hand sewn hem

    * Label reads Jonathan Logan

    Jonathan Logan was a popular manufacturer of women’s classic dresses, starting up business in 1944.  The label enjoyed immediate appeal and by the 1950s, it became an essential component of just about every young woman's closet.  In fact, by 1966, Jonathan Logan had become one of the largest 'ready to wear' companies operating in the USA.

    Jonathan Logan eventually became a collection of fourteen different brands, each geared to a different consumer group. What do these vintage labels have in common: Betty Barclay, Butte Knit, R & K Originals, Youth Guild and Jonathan Logan? At one time, all of these labels were popular divisions of the first large apparel conglomerate: Jonathan Logan. These labels were on some of the most popular dresses and sportswear from the 1950’s through to the 1970’s, Today, vintage collectors seek out these labels for both their style and quality.

     

    Comment

    This dress is in great condition for its age. The colours are vibrant and the fabric is strong. There is a slight amount of underarm dusting, but really not noticeable when worn. One petal has the palest amount of bleed but again absolutely nothing to detract. The dress is washed and cleaned ready for wear. Pictured with a crinoline for demonstration purposes only.

     

    Shop Policies

    Availability
    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance should this rare circumstance arise.


    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small - Small

    Bust up to: 34 inches + 86 cm 

    Waist: 25 inches + 66 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm (adjustable)

    Total Length:  42.5 inches + 108 cm 

     

     

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s lightweight white cotton dress

    * Blue polka dots with contrasting blue floral border on bodice top and skirt

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with oval neckline

    * Matching blue bow belt

    * Working back metal zipper as well as hook and eye

    * Label reads Jerry Gilden

    Jerry Gilden was a maker of moderately-priced women’s ready-to-wear from the mid 1940s through to the 1960s. The company was one of the top five producers of women’s dresses in the United States. At the peak of production, the label was producing over a million garments a year. 

    Their in-house costume designer, Giselle, was responsible for designing the dresses and separates that made the Gilden name famous. After her death in 1952, Gilden took as his partners Sayde and Abe Weinberg, with Sayde becoming the designer of the Jerry Gilden lines. The firm ceased production in 1960. Because of their construction and styling, the label is keenly sought after by today's vintage fashion collectors.

     

    Condition 

    This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see - other than possibly a couple of extremely small marks,  The inside bodice seams to have been taken in slightly at one point, so there is a little room to add an extra inch or so if desired. The belt was a little dingy when I received it but it has come up beautifully to what it was originally, however it is not as pristine as the remainder of the dress. All in all, a really beautiful Summer dress by a famed design label. Shown with a crinoline for presentation purposes and not included in the sale.  Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

    Shop Policies


    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small - Small

    Bust up to: 34 inches + 86 cm 

    Waist: 25 inches + 66 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm (adjustable)

    Total Length:  42.5 inches + 108 cm 

    Please note this dress is sold on layaway.....and not available for general sale.... thank you for understanding... 
    initial deposit 1/6 $100.....

     

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s lightweight white cotton dress

    * Blue polka dots with contrasting blue floral border on bodice top and skirt

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with oval neckline

    * Matching blue bow belt

    * Working back metal zipper as well as hook and eye

    * Label reads Jerry Gilden

    Jerry Gilden was a maker of moderately-priced women’s ready-to-wear from the mid 1940s through to the 1960s. The company was one of the top five producers of women’s dresses in the United States. At the peak of production, the label was producing over a million garments a year. 

    Their in-house costume designer, Giselle, was responsible for designing the dresses and separates that made the Gilden name famous. After her death in 1952, Gilden took as his partners Sayde and Abe Weinberg, with Sayde becoming the designer of the Jerry Gilden lines. The firm ceased production in 1960. Because of their construction and styling, the label is keenly sought after by today's vintage fashion collectors.

     

    Condition 

    This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see - other than possibly a couple of extremely small marks,  The inside bodice seams to have been taken in slightly at one point, so there is a little room to add an extra inch or so if desired. The belt was a little dingy when I received it but it has come up beautifully to what it was originally, however it is not as pristine as the remainder of the dress. All in all, a really beautiful Summer dress by a famed design label. Shown with a crinoline for presentation purposes and not included in the sale.  Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

    Shop Policies


    Postage
    We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

    Special Orders
    If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    Photography
    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small

    Bust:  32 inches + 82 cm 
    (measured across back and not allowing for cups which would accommodate a little more)

    Waist:  24 inches + 61 cm

    Bodice length from top of bust to waist: 10 inches +  25 cm

    Hips: free

    Total length from top of bust to hem :  39 inches +  100 cm

     

    Description

    * Exquisite 1952 ivory polished cotton designer dress

    * Asian inspired pattern from the 1952 Collection "Flight to Japan"

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and very full skirt

    * Strapless bodice with contrasting tangerine piping

    * Attached stole at back of bodice with one side in tangerine cotton

    * Dress secures at front with tangerine cotton covered buttons.

    * Bodice has cream cotton lining and stays for support and structure

    * Skirt is gathered with pockets at both side seams

    * Label reads "Carolyn Schnurer"

     

    Carolyn Schnurer

    During her twenty-year career in fashion, from 1944 to 1964, Carolyn Schnurer was a pioneer in the newly emerging American sportswear industry. Directing her designs toward young active women, Schnurer developed coordinates and dresses that were unfussy, required minimal foundation garments and could be worn for a variety of occasions. She was particularly renowned for her culturally-inspired resort collections, rather than producing blatantly costumed designs. Schnurer's work maintained a classic American silhouette while incorporating cultural themes in fabric selection or construction detail.

    Carolyn was renowned for researching different cultures and interpreting these into her dress  and textile designs. An essential part of her extensive research was to actually visit a country to gain in-depth knowledge of its architecture, environment and customs. 

    This particular dress is from Schnurer’s 1952  “Flight to Japan" collection and highlights  her inspirational dress design techniques and use of unusual textile patterns. Two other dresses from this same collection are displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In addition to traveling to Japan for inspiration, she also made stops in Hong Kong and Myanmar (Burma). Later research saw her travel to many different lands for her collections.

    A Carolyn Schnurer design comes up for sale very rarely and this is a wonderful opportunity to purchase your very own piece of fashion history!!

     

    Comment

    This dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age free from rips, major stains, notable fading or holes. There may be a couple of tiny spots here or there but nothing immediately obvious. The dress appears to have been hardly worn. One point I would like to make is to emphasise  the versatility of the dress design. The attached stole can be worn in different ways -  apart from the most obvious shown in photos 1 and 2.  For example, I have shown it used as  a cummerbund sash showing the front effect in photo 4  and what it looks like from the back in photo 5.  I am sure you can come up with may different ways to wear this unique dress! The last photo highlights where the base of the stole is attached to the dress itself - across the back side seams.

    I would also like to point out that that there is nothing wrong with the top button of the dress it's just that I couldn't secure it on my mannequin. We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item.

    Our photos are taken with a mix of studio and ambient lighting. Whilst we take care with the colour balance of our photos, individual computer monitors register colours differently depending on their calibration. If you want the exact colour shade drop us a line and we will give you the Universal Pantone colours that match the item.

     

    LayBys/Layaways
    Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

     If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - let us know we may be able to help you with a special listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

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    Measurements

    Necklace

    Length:   18.25 inches +   46.36 cm 

    Widest Point:  1.5 inches  +  3.81 cm

    Brooch

    Length:   2.5 inches +   6.35 cm 

    Widest Point:  2.5 inches  +  6.35 cm

    This item is on layby for a special person....thank you for understanding

     

    Description

    * Vintage 1940s red bakelite apple necklace and brooch set

    * Apples are plano-convex

    * Green celluloid leaves on a white celluloid link chain

    * Brooch features a red bakelite bar with white celluloid chain

    * Single red apple and green leaf dangle from chain on brooch

    * Beautiful example of the novelty necklaces that were so popular in this period

     

    Novelty Necklaces

    As plastics became more accessible during the late 1930s and onwards and because they could be moulded into the most elaborate shapes, these materials became very popular in jewellery making. They were also colourful and relatively cheap to produce, as opposed to the use of semi-precious stones, an important factor during the Depression and the second World War periods. Designs became more naturalistic, moving away from the earlier geometric shapes and sparkle. Contemporary jewellery makers drew inspiration from the natural world – flowers, feathers, birds and fruits were all popular themes.

    Bakelite

    The most expensive of the available plastics was bakelite. Bakelite jewellery featured in many of the USA's high-end department stores such as Bloomingdales, Saks, Lord & Taylor and Macy's. The jewellery of this era is now highly collectible.

       

    Comment

    Colourful necklace with all components intact and in great condition, with only age-related wear and tear not noticeable at all.

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm 

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length: 32 inches +  81.28 cm

    This dress is on lay-by for a special person and not available for sale at this time....thank you

     

    Description

    * Beautiful peachy pink flocked chiffon party dress

    * Classic silhouette with full skirt and fitted bodice

    * Sweetheart neckline trimmed with matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Very full skirt edged in matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Apron front and back with tiers of pink ruffled tulle at back

    * Fully lined in acetate

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen without notable flaws....

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm 

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length: 32 inches +  81.28 cm

    This dress is on lay-by for a special person and not available for sale at this time....thank you

     

    Description

    * Beautiful peachy pink flocked chiffon party dress

    * Classic silhouette with full skirt and fitted bodice

    * Sweetheart neckline trimmed with matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Very full skirt edged in matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Apron front and back with tiers of pink ruffled tulle at back

    * Fully lined in acetate

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen without notable flaws....

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm 

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length: 32 inches +  81.28 cm

    This dress is on lay-by for a special person and not available for sale at this time....thank you

     

    Description

    * Beautiful peachy pink flocked chiffon party dress

    * Classic silhouette with full skirt and fitted bodice

    * Sweetheart neckline trimmed with matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Very full skirt edged in matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Apron front and back with tiers of pink ruffled tulle at back

    * Fully lined in acetate

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen without notable flaws....

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm 

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length: 32 inches +  81.28 cm

    This dress is on lay-by for a special person and not available for sale at this time....thank you

     

    Description

    * Beautiful peachy pink flocked chiffon party dress

    * Classic silhouette with full skirt and fitted bodice

    * Sweetheart neckline trimmed with matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Very full skirt edged in matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Apron front and back with tiers of pink ruffled tulle at back

    * Fully lined in acetate

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen without notable flaws....

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm 

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length: 32 inches +  81.28 cm

    This dress is on lay-by for a special person and not available for sale at this time....thank you

     

    Description

    * Beautiful peachy pink flocked chiffon party dress

    * Classic silhouette with full skirt and fitted bodice

    * Sweetheart neckline trimmed with matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Very full skirt edged in matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Apron front and back with tiers of pink ruffled tulle at back

    * Fully lined in acetate

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen without notable flaws....

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm 

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length: 32 inches +  81.28 cm

    This dress is on lay-by for a special person and not available for sale at this time....thank you

     

    Description

    * Beautiful peachy pink flocked chiffon party dress

    * Classic silhouette with full skirt and fitted bodice

    * Sweetheart neckline trimmed with matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Very full skirt edged in matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Apron front and back with tiers of pink ruffled tulle at back

    * Fully lined in acetate

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen without notable flaws....

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    This special order is for Mireille - thank you.
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    Just enter the coupon code - wintersale - at checkout to receive our special 20% discount. This offer is available on all items listed on our website apart from lay-buys and items already placed on hold.

    The sale commences first thing Friday 11 August and finishes at midnight on Sunday 13 August 2017 (AEST). Sorry, the sale cannot be extended beyond this period.

    Coutura Vintage plans to have four such sales a year as a means of thanking our valued website visitors, customers and friends.  We very much appreciate the huge interest our website has generated and look forward to your continued custom.

    THANK YOU!

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm 

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length: 32 inches +  81.28 cm

    This dress is on lay-by for a special person and not available for sale at this time....thank you

     

    Description

    * Beautiful peachy pink flocked chiffon party dress

    * Classic silhouette with full skirt and fitted bodice

    * Sweetheart neckline trimmed with matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Very full skirt edged in matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Apron front and back with tiers of pink ruffled tulle at back

    * Fully lined in acetate

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen without notable flaws....

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 34 inches +  86.36 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm 

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length: 32 inches +  81.28 cm

    This dress is on lay-by for a special person and not available for sale at this time....thank you

     

    Description

    * Beautiful peachy pink flocked chiffon party dress

    * Classic silhouette with full skirt and fitted bodice

    * Sweetheart neckline trimmed with matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Very full skirt edged in matching pink tulle ruffle

    * Apron front and back with tiers of pink ruffled tulle at back

    * Fully lined in acetate

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen without notable flaws....

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included. Some items may be pinned to the dress form to show shape.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 33 inches +  83.82 cm ( will stretch to 34 inch)

    Waist: 24 inches + 60.96 cm 

    Bodice Length: 15 inches + 38.10cm (tip of strap to waist)

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 44 inches + 111.76 cm

    Sorry this dress is on hold for Hilary-Anne and not available at this time...thank you for understanding

    Description

    * Original 1950s blue and lilac garland on ivory background taffeta dress

    * Classic silhouette with fitted bodice and very full skirt

    * Wide scooped neckline with contrasting blue taffeta cummerbund waist

    * Lovely tulip shaped scalloped cap sleeves

    * Huge bow and tails at back of dress

    * Long back metal zipper

    * Fully lined in ivory acetate

    * Very similar to the iconic Madmen dress

     

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. The only issue that I can see is that there are two mini darts on each side of the front armscye probably because of some minor damage or for better fit. I have included a photograph of this below. The darts are only .5 inch....just over one cm  in length - not very noticeable I think...and price reflects this blemish. Other than that the dress is wonderful.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 36 inches +  91.44 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66.04 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 41 inches + 104.14 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s blue, turquoise and lilac floral print on white cotton dress

    * Classic silhouette with a fitted sleeveless bodice

    * Low-cut v-shaped cross over neckline with shelf bust

    * Very full skirt

    * Bodice fully lined in white cotton

    * Glued glitter highlights to floral decorations

    * Label reads "Jackie Morgan"

    Jackie Morgan, California was a dress designer who was active during the 1950s - 1960s. He appears to have been quite passionate about dress design and fabrics, as he conducted numerous fashion parades to showcase not only his latest fashions but also gave talks on current fashion trends and dress materials. He was mainly active in the Los Angeles, Pasadena and Long Beach areas, as well as further north in San Rafael, the county seat of wealthy Marin County. Here, he provided exclusive lines to the local, now defunct, department store Luana’s. One of the special features of this label was the wide range of colourful large print floral cotton dresses that it produced during its heyday. These eye-catching, colourful dresses are hugely popular today.

     

    Comment

    This dress has had a previous life but nevertheless presents beautifully as can be seen. On close inspection, all I can find of note is that there are thin lines of brown glue residue where some of the glitter has worn off but in all honesty they are very thin and blend in with the floral pattern - a very minor flaw in my opinion. Also, a couple of light spots but again nothing to detract from the overall presentation of this beautiful dress. The dress originally had ties to the shoulders that could be added if desired but have since been lost ( had an identical dress previously with the ties in place). I have added some ribbon ties for the photographs that can accompany the dress if desired - I have also taken photographs without the ties to show the various options available.

    Shown with a crinoline and ribbon for presentation purposes only.

    We are happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 36 inches +  91.44 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66.04 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 41 inches + 104.14 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s blue, turquoise and lilac floral print on white cotton dress

    * Classic silhouette with a fitted sleeveless bodice

    * Low-cut v-shaped cross over neckline with shelf bust

    * Very full skirt

    * Bodice fully lined in white cotton

    * Glued glitter highlights to floral decorations

    * Label reads "Jackie Morgan"

    Jackie Morgan, California was a dress designer who was active during the 1950s - 1960s. He appears to have been quite passionate about dress design and fabrics, as he conducted numerous fashion parades to showcase not only his latest fashions but also gave talks on current fashion trends and dress materials. He was mainly active in the Los Angeles, Pasadena and Long Beach areas, as well as further north in San Rafael, the county seat of wealthy Marin County. Here, he provided exclusive lines to the local, now defunct, department store Luana’s. One of the special features of this label was the wide range of colourful large print floral cotton dresses that it produced during its heyday. These eye-catching, colourful dresses are hugely popular today.

     

    Comment

    This dress has had a previous life but nevertheless presents beautifully as can be seen. On close inspection, all I can find of note is that there are thin lines of brown glue residue where some of the glitter has worn off but in all honesty they are very thin and blend in with the floral pattern - a very minor flaw in my opinion. Also, a couple of light spots but again nothing to detract from the overall presentation of this beautiful dress. The dress originally had ties to the shoulders that could be added if desired but have since been lost ( had an identical dress previously with the ties in place). I have added some ribbon ties for the photographs that can accompany the dress if desired - I have also taken photographs without the ties to show the various options available.

    Shown with a crinoline and ribbon for presentation purposes only.

    We are happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 36 inches +  91.44 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66.04 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 41 inches + 104.14 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s blue, turquoise and lilac floral print on white cotton dress

    * Classic silhouette with a fitted sleeveless bodice

    * Low-cut v-shaped cross over neckline with shelf bust

    * Very full skirt

    * Bodice fully lined in white cotton

    * Glued glitter highlights to floral decorations

    * Label reads "Jackie Morgan"

    Jackie Morgan, California was a dress designer who was active during the 1950s - 1960s. He appears to have been quite passionate about dress design and fabrics, as he conducted numerous fashion parades to showcase not only his latest fashions but also gave talks on current fashion trends and dress materials. He was mainly active in the Los Angeles, Pasadena and Long Beach areas, as well as further north in San Rafael, the county seat of wealthy Marin County. Here, he provided exclusive lines to the local, now defunct, department store Luana’s. One of the special features of this label was the wide range of colourful large print floral cotton dresses that it produced during its heyday. These eye-catching, colourful dresses are hugely popular today.

     

    Comment

    This dress has had a previous life but nevertheless presents beautifully as can be seen. On close inspection, all I can find of note is that there are thin lines of brown glue residue where some of the glitter has worn off but in all honesty they are very thin and blend in with the floral pattern - a very minor flaw in my opinion. Also, a couple of light spots but again nothing to detract from the overall presentation of this beautiful dress. The dress originally had ties to the shoulders that could be added if desired but have since been lost ( had an identical dress previously with the ties in place). I have added some ribbon ties for the photographs that can accompany the dress if desired - I have also taken photographs without the ties to show the various options available.

    Shown with a crinoline and ribbon for presentation purposes only.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small

    Jacket
    Bust: 33 inches + 83.82 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm

    Sleeve Length: 23 inches + 58.42 cm

    Skirt

    Waist: 24 inches + 60.96 cm

    Hips: 35 inches + 88.90 cm

    Skirt Length: 29 inches + 73.66 cm (

    This suit is on a payment plan for Kat.....1st instalment paid 24 June 2017 - Balance owing $400

    Description

    * Sophisticated 1940s blue textured wool suit with navy pinstripe

    * Classic silhouette with nipped in waist

    * Jacket features three rows of buttons and lapel collar

    *Fully lined jacket with padded shoulders

    * A-line skirt with slit at front and back centre

    * Contrasting vertical stripes to skirt

    * Label reads Cohoma

     

    Comment

    This wonderful high-end suit is in excellent condition with no damage, smells or flaws to note. The impeccable tailoring and quality fabric make this an exceptional early 1940s suit.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Medium

    Bust: 36 inches +  91.44 cm (will stretch to 38 inches + 96.52 cm)

    Waist: 28 inches + 71.12 cm 

    Hips: free

    Length: 47 inches +119.38 cm 

     

    Description

    * Stunning 1950s white glazed waffle weave cotton dress

    * Gorgeous light and dark pink roses bouquet pattern with trailing golden sprays

    * Classic silhouette with fitted bodice

    * Sleeveless with scooped oval neckline 

    * Amazing scalloped tuck pleated peplum apron front

    * Full circle skirt ballerina length

    * Side metal zipper

     

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in amazing condition for its age. No flaws at all, it's as if it was never worn.

    Shown with a crinoline which is not included.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 33 inches +  83.82 cm ( will stretch to 34 inch)

    Waist: 24 inches + 60.96 cm 

    Bodice Length: 15 inches + 38.10cm (tip of strap to waist)

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 44 inches + 111.76 cm

    Sorry this dress is on hold for Hilary-Anne and not available at this time...thank you for understanding

    Description

    * Original 1950s blue and lilac garland on ivory background taffeta dress

    * Classic silhouette with fitted bodice and very full skirt

    * Wide scooped neckline with contrasting blue taffeta cummerbund waist

    * Lovely tulip shaped scalloped cap sleeves

    * Huge bow and tails at back of dress

    * Long back metal zipper

    * Fully lined in ivory acetate

    * Very similar to the iconic Madmen dress

     

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. The only issue that I can see is that there are two mini darts on each side of the front armscye probably because of some minor damage or for better fit. I have included a photograph of this below. The darts are only .5 inch....just over one cm  in length - not very noticeable I think...and price reflects this blemish. Other than that the dress is wonderful.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Measurements

    Size: Small 

    Bust: 33 inches +  83.82 cm ( will stretch to 34 inch)

    Waist: 24 inches + 60.96 cm 

    Bodice Length: 15 inches + 38.10cm (tip of strap to waist)

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 44 inches + 111.76 cm

    Sorry this dress is on hold for Hilary-Anne and not available at this time...thank you for understanding

    Description

    * Original 1950s blue and lilac garland on ivory background taffeta dress

    * Classic silhouette with fitted bodice and very full skirt

    * Wide scooped neckline with contrasting blue taffeta cummerbund waist

    * Lovely tulip shaped scalloped cap sleeves

    * Huge bow and tails at back of dress

    * Long back metal zipper

    * Fully lined in ivory acetate

    * Very similar to the iconic Madmen dress

     

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. The only issue that I can see is that there are two mini darts on each side of the front armscye probably because of some minor damage or for better fit. I have included a photograph of this below. The darts are only .5 inch....just over one cm  in length - not very noticeable I think...and price reflects this blemish. Other than that the dress is wonderful.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item or to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

    Please Note: Care is taken in the reproduction of photos to ensure the most accurate depiction, however monitor colours can vary between devices due to differences in settings. If colour verification is critical, please contact us and we will give you the universal Pantone colour that matches the item.

     

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    Vintage 1950s Seafoam Green Cotton Day Dress - Sold! Vintage 1950s Seafoam Green Cotton Day Dress - Sold! Quick View
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    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small

    Bust:  33 inches + 83.88 cm

    Waist: 24 inches + 60.95 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length : 43 inches +  109.22 cm

     

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s sea foam green plaid cotton with cream and gold thread

    * False shirtfront sleeveless bodice with white floral buttons (rhinestone centres)

    * Boat neckline with front bow

    * Knife pleated very full skirt

    * Back metal zipper with v-neckline 

    * Crisp fabric - does not appear to have been worn

     

    Comment

    This amazing dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. Remember this dress is over sixty years old and has no noticeable flaws that I can see.  Shown with a crinoline, which is not included, nor are any accessories unless otherwise noted. 

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item and to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

     

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    Deco Style Emerald and Clear Crystal Brooch - Sold Deco Style Emerald and Clear Crystal Brooch - Sold Quick View
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    Measurements

    Length:    2.4 inches + 6.0 cm

    Width:     1.25 inches  + 3.0 cm

    Description

    * Emerald green and clear glass crystals

    * Brass metal setting designed to look like duet brooch/dress clips

    * Secured by pin

    * Czech high quality components

     

    Comment

    The brooch sits extremely well and has no flaws or missing stones that I can detect. Czech Republic (previously Czechoslovakia) is the home of quality costume jewellery, having produced magnificent pieces since the Victorian era.

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

     

     

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    Olde-World Sapphire and Clear Rhinestone Headband - Sold! Quick View
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    Measurements

    Size:   Adjustable

    Widest Point: 1.85 inches  + 4.5 cm

    Length Tip to Tip: 13.75 inches + 34.92 cm

     

    Description

    * Gorgeous sapphire and clear glass crystal headband in an off-centre design

    * Brass metal setting

    * Provisions to add elastic for added security

    * Czech high quality components

     

    Comment

    The headpiece sits extremely well and without any flaws or missing stones. The Czech Republic (previously Czechoslovakia) is the home of quality costume jewellery, having produced magnificent pieces since the Victorian era.

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    Measurements

    Length:    2.4 inches + 6.0 cm

    Width:     1.25 inches  + 3.0 cm

     

    Description

    * Aqua blue and clear glass crystals

     * Brass metal setting designed to look like duet brooch/dress clips

    * Secured by pin

    * Czech high quality components

     

    Comment

    The brooch sits extremely well and has no flaws or missing stones that I can detect. Czech Republic (previously Czechoslovakia) is the home of quality costume jewellery, having produced magnificent pieces since the Victorian era.

     

     

     

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    Measurements

    Length:   2.6 inches + 6.5 cm

    Width:     2,0 inches  + 5.0 cm

     

    Description

    * Peridot and emerald coloured glass crystal

    * Brass metal setting

    * Secured by pin

    * Czech high quality components

     

    Comment

    The brooch sits extremely well and has no flaws or missing stones that I can detect. Czech Republic (previously Czechoslovakia) is the home of quality costume jewellery, having produced magnificent pieces since the Victorian era.

    This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance if this rare circumstance arises.

     

     

     

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    1950s Orange Poppy Print Chiffon Party Dress - SOLD Quick View
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    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 34 inches + 86cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 60 inches + 152.4cm

     

    Description

    *1950s tangerine poppy print party dress

    *poppy printed taffeta underlay

    *Elegant scooped neckline with bows on shoulders

    *Extra wide and dramatic skirt

    *Perfectly working back zipper

     

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. Remember this dress is over sixty years old but has no noticeable flaws that I can see.

    Shown with a crinoline, which is not included. Accessories not included unless noted.Some items may be pinned to the form for presentation purposes.

    We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item and to negotiate a mutually agreeable lay-by arrangement.  If you are looking for something that you don't currently find in our shop - drop us a line, we would love to accommodate you with a listing!

     

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    Measurements

    Length:   4.3 inches +  11 cm 

     

    Description

    * Extra large clear, olivine earrings with garnet red featured stones

    * Clip ons

    * Brass setting

    * Dramatic statement piece

     

    Comment

    The earrings exhibit no flaws or missing stones that I can detect. Czech Republic (previously Czechoslovakia) is the home of quality costume jewellery, having produced magnificent pieces since the Victorian era.

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    Gorgeous wool two piece ensemble by renowned designer label Lilli Ann. Dress is sleeveless with cream and black colour block, coat is 3/4 length with collar and piping.

    * Amazing dress and coat ensemble made of fine wool

    * Short sleeve dropped waist dress

    * Matching 3/4 length coat.