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  • Vintage 1950s Turquoise Roses on Black Cotton Skirt- New! Vintage 1950s Turquoise Roses on Black Cotton Skirt- New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Turquoise Roses on Black Cotton Skirt- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Turquoise Roses on Black Cotton Skirt- New!
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    • Vintage 1950s Turquoise Roses on Black Cotton Skirt- New!

    Vintage 1950s Turquoise Roses on Black Cotton Skirt- New!

    $190.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm

    Hips: Free

    Skirt Length from Top of Waistband: 27 inches + 69 cm

    Waistband: 1.75 inches  + 4.5 cm 

    Hem Length: 4 inches + 10 cm

    Zipper Length: 7 inches + 18 cm

    Sweep at Hem : 90 inches + 229 cm

    Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

     

    Description

    * Beautiful 1950s crisp black cotton skirt

    * Fabric design features large full blown turquoise roses with white and grey shading

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Full gathered skirt with wide self waistband

    * Skirt does up with side metal zipper and a back button

    * Lined bodice, raw seams and hand sewn hem

     

    Condition 

    This beautiful skirt is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see, it presents beautifully. The black is still black and the turquoise roses are sublime. It looks like the hem was taken up at some point but could easily be let down to its original length. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

  • Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Bikini Swimsuit- New! Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Bikini Swimsuit- New! Quick View
    • Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Bikini Swimsuit- New!
    • Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Bikini Swimsuit- New!
    • Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Bikini Swimsuit- New!
    • Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Bikini Swimsuit- New!

    Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Bikini Swimsuit- New!

    $240.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small - Small

    Bust:  34 inches + 86 cm  (can stretch up to 36 inches + 91 cm)

    Under Bust: 32 inches + 64 cm (can stretch up to 34 inches + 86 cm)

    Hips: up to 36 inches + 91 cm

    Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

     

    Description

    * Eye-catching 1950s dead stock cotton bikini

    * Fabric design features leopard print in cream and black

    * Classic figure hugging silhouette 

    * Sweetheart neckline with black contrasting trim

    * Thin adjustable straps

    * Bottoms with three cut-out side straps

    * Back of briefs with black decorative stitching

    * UK label reads Demoiselle Model Swimwear

     

    Condition 

    This amazing bikini is in mint condition for its age.  Never worn and looking as good as the day it was made. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

  • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's Magenta Dress in Niagara - New! Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's Magenta Dress in Niagara - New! Quick View
    • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's Magenta Dress in Niagara - New!
    • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's Magenta Dress in Niagara - New!
    • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's Magenta Dress in Niagara - New!
    • Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's Magenta Dress in Niagara - New!

    Recreation of Marilyn Monroe's Magenta Dress in Niagara - New!

    $140.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small (Australian size 8/ US size 4))

    Bust: 34 inches +  86 cm (gathers allow larger bust)

    Waist: 25.5 inches + 65 cm

    Hips: 36.5 inches + 93 cm (dress is a-line)

    Total Length: 46 inches + 117 cm

    Please note:  There is some stretch to the fabric

     

    Description

    * Reproduction of iconic dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the film Niagara

    * Originally styled by famous film costume designer William Travilla 

    * Deep neckline with bow at bust, key opening below

    * Front has gathers at high hip 

    * Rear zipper

     

    Comment

    This is an especially commissioned dress of the one worn by Marilyn Monroe in the film Niagara. Marilyn sizzled in this film-noir movie and this was one of the most iconic dresses from the 1953 film. Marilyn was so taken with the dress that she wore it to several publicity shoots independent of the movie.

     

    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.

     

     

     

  • Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Swimsuit- New! Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Swimsuit- New! Quick View
    • Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Swimsuit- New!
    • Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Swimsuit- New!
    • Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Swimsuit- New!
    • Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Swimsuit- New!

    Deadstock 1950s Leopard Print Cotton Swimsuit- New!

    $260.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small - Small

    Bust:  34 inches + 86 cm  (can stretch up to 36 inches + 91 cm)

    Under Bust: 32 inches + 64 cm (can stretch up to 34 inches + 86 cm)

    Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm (could stretch up to 28 inches + 71 cm)

    Hips: up to 36 inches + 91 cm

    Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

     

    Description

    * Wonderful 1950s dead stock cotton swimsuit

    * Fabric design features leopard print in cream and black

    * Classic figure hugging silhouette 

    * Sweetheart neckline with black turnover contrasting trim

    * Seaming down front and boning at bust for shape

    * Apron front with attached bottom briefs

    * Adjustable halter straps

    * Fully shirred at back

    * Unlined, serged seams 

    * Original swing tags attached

    * UK label reads Demoiselle Model Swimwear

     

    Condition 

    This amazing swimsuit is in mint condition for its age.  Never worn and looking as good as the day it was made. The shirring is tight but has a lot of stretch so may fit slightly larger size. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Pink & Lilac Embroidered Cotton Dress- New! Vintage 1950s Pink & Lilac Embroidered Cotton Dress- New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Pink & Lilac Embroidered Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Pink & Lilac Embroidered Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Pink & Lilac Embroidered Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Pink & Lilac Embroidered Cotton Dress- New!

    Vintage 1950s Pink & Lilac Embroidered Cotton Dress- New!

    $190.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small - Medium

    Bust:  38 inches + 96.5 cm 

    Under Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm

    Waist: 28 inches + 71 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 14.5 inches + 37 cm

    Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  45 inches + 114 cm 

    Hem Length: 1.5 inches + 4 cm

    Zipper Length: 8.5 inches + 22 cm

    Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

     

    Description

    * Pretty 1950s pink cotton day dress

    * Fabric design features strips of purple and pink geometric embroidery

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Short sleeved bodice with round wide collar that opens at rear

    * The horizontal embroidered strip on edge of sleeve gives a cuff effect

    * Full skirt with wide knife pleats

    * Unlined, raw sand pinked seams with hand finished hem

    * Side closed - in metal zipper

    * Commercially made, label reads Smartsetter Original

     

    Condition 

    This fetching dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please note that due to this dress having a small closed-in zipper please allow additional room than normal to fit the dress. Drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Vibrant Blue and Black Dot Dress- New! Vintage 1950s Vibrant Blue and Black Dot Dress- New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Vibrant Blue and Black Dot Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Vibrant Blue and Black Dot Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Vibrant Blue and Black Dot Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Vibrant Blue and Black Dot Dress- New!

    Vintage 1950s Vibrant Blue and Black Dot Dress- New!

    $350.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small - Small

    Bust:  34 inches + 86 cm 

    Under Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.5 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 14.5 inches + 37 cm

    Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  39.5 inches + 100 cm 

    Hem Length: 5 inches + 13 cm

    Zipper Length: 21 inches + 53 cm

    Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

     

    Description

    * Absolutely gorgeous 1950s black background cotton blend dress

    * Fabric design features large blue and teal coloured circles

    * The circles have an abstract design that looks like water refections

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Sleeveless chemise bodice with scooped almost bateau neckline

    * The shoulders have decorative cross-over effect with a jet black button

     * Very full tightly gathered skirt

    * Unlined, raw seams with hand finished hem

    * Back with metal zipper

    * Label reads Jeanne d'Arc

     

    Condition 

    Oh my, this is such an eye-catching dress.  Not surprised that the label is a Jeanne d'Arc. As all the dresses I have owned with this label have been quite special. On the most part, they have been very feminine florals or dress with embroidered details, but this one is really unique: both in fabric design and construction. It is in excellent condition for its age, freshly laundered and ready to wear. There is a very large hem on this dress and it can easily dropped to your required length if currently too short. It does not appear it would leave a visible hemline. Belt for presentation purposes only and not included within this listing. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this gorgeous dress.

     

    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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Pink Rosebud Flocked Party Dress - New! Vintage 1950s Pink Rosebud Flocked Party Dress - New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Pink Rosebud Flocked Party Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s Pink Rosebud Flocked Party Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s Pink Rosebud Flocked Party Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s Pink Rosebud Flocked Party Dress - New!

    Vintage 1950s Pink Rosebud Flocked Party Dress - New!

    $490.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 34 inches + 86cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 44 inches + 112 cm

     

    Description

    *1950s ivory chiffon dress 

    * Fabric design features tiny pink flocked rosebuds in rows

    * Pink taffeta cummerbund waist sash with cascading bow at rear

    * Sleeveless bodice with elegant scooped neckline and nipped waist

    * Extra wide gathered skirt

    *Perfectly working back metal zipper

    * Lined in ivory acetate

     

    Condition 

    This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see - perhaps the chiffon isn't as white as it used to be but extremely difficult to tell - the dress presents beautifully as one can see and the flocking is in excellent condition.  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.

     

     

  • Vintage 1960s Designer Red and Black Ensemble- New! Vintage 1960s Designer Red and Black Ensemble- New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1960s Designer Red and Black Ensemble- New!
    • Vintage 1960s Designer Red and Black Ensemble- New!
    • Vintage 1960s Designer Red and Black Ensemble- New!
    • Vintage 1960s Designer Red and Black Ensemble- New!

    Vintage 1960s Designer Red and Black Ensemble- New!

    $590.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Large

    Dress

    Bust:  42 inches + 107 cm 

    Waist: 38 inches + 97 cm

    Hips: 42 inches + 107 cm

    Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 41 cm

    Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  40 inches + 102 cm 

    Coat

    Bust:  44 inches + 112 cm 

    Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  41 inches + 104 cm 

    Sleeve Length: 24 inches + 61 cm

    Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

     

    Description

    * Striking 1960s orangey red knit blend designer dress and coat

    * Coat is single breasted with notched collar

    * Three multi-faceted black glass buttons for fasteners

    * Black piping along neckline with three rows of piping below waist

    * Dress is A-line with short sleeves and jewel neckline

    * Matching piping around collar and skirt area

    * Dress and coat fully lined in tangerine acetate, pinked seams and hand sewn hem

    * Back with long nylon zipper

    * Label reads Lilli Ann

    Lilli Ann
    This famous American label was registered in 1933 by Adolf Schuman. Fabrics were specially imported from France and Italy, many made expressly for Lilli Ann. These fabrics were bought from mainly small textile companies that were in dire financial straits after the war and in danger of closing. As a result, Schuman was credited with saving many of these from financial ruin and in official recognition for his services was awarded Medals of Honour from both France and Italy.  On the other hand, the Lilli Ann customer knew that their suits, coats and dresses were made of the highest quality, hand-loomed fabric. Lilli Ann was also recognised for its innovative designs and quality construction. The label received the Gold Medal in Fashion Design, America's highest award in fashion. Nowadays, there is very high demand for this label from collectors and fashionistas from around the world. It must be said that this label is one of my all-time favourites as many of my customers know...:)

     

    Condition 

    This very rare ensemble is in excellent condition and has never been worn. It still retains its original store swing tags. All Lilli Ann ensembles are becoming hard to find but it is almost impossible to find one in a larger size. Not to mention the colour scheme which is so eye-catching. This perfect condition ensemble is a must!! Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

  • 1950s Ancient Egyptian Novelty Print Cotton Dress- New! 1950s Ancient Egyptian Novelty Print Cotton Dress- New! Quick View
    • 1950s Ancient Egyptian Novelty Print Cotton Dress- New!
    • 1950s Ancient Egyptian Novelty Print Cotton Dress- New!
    • 1950s Ancient Egyptian Novelty Print Cotton Dress- New!
    • 1950s Ancient Egyptian Novelty Print Cotton Dress- New!

    1950s Ancient Egyptian Novelty Print Cotton Dress- New!

    $190.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm 

    Waist: up to 27 inches + 69 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm

    Total Length: 40 inches + 101 cm 

      

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s blue cotton dress

    * Design features Ancient Egyptian figures and hieroglyphics

    * Colours includes turquoise, blue, green and black

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Short elbow sleeved bodice with low scooped neckline

    * Wide knife pleated skirt

    * Self cummerbund waist that is cinched at front centre bodice

    * Back metal zipper

    * Label reads Alfred Webber

     

    Condition 

    This stunning bombshell dress reminds me of Balenciaga's draped masterpieces of the 1950s. It is in excellent vintage condition for its age with no flaws that I can see. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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 if this rare circumstance arises.


    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.

     

  • Early 1960s Turquoise & White Atomic Print Cotton Dress - New! Early 1960s Turquoise & White Atomic Print Cotton Dress - New! Quick View
    • Early 1960s Turquoise & White Atomic Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • Early 1960s Turquoise & White Atomic Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • Early 1960s Turquoise & White Atomic Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • Early 1960s Turquoise & White Atomic Print Cotton Dress - New!

    Early 1960s Turquoise & White Atomic Print Cotton Dress - New!

    $260.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 36 -38 inches + 91 - 96 cm ( Due to gathers)

    Waist: 26 - 26.5 inches + 66 - 67 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm

    Total Length: 39 inches + 99 cm 

      

    Description

    * Late 1950s early 1960s turquoise crisp cotton dress

    * Fabric features atomic grid pattern with occasional dots in squares

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with oval neckline

    * Gathered skirt with two large applied pockets

    * Neckline and pockets trimmed with contrasting turquoise cotton

    * Wide self fabric matching belt

    * Skirt features attached stiffened gauze petticoat

    * Back metal zipper with original tags

    * Hanging tag reads A Kahn Signature Cotton

     

    Condition 

    This eye catching dress is actually deadstock with its original hanging tags still attached. It is in pristine condition save for a patch of very slight colour bleed below the waist in one spot. The last picture highlights this. This dress  is cleaned and ready to wear and I must say the area of bleed lightened in the wash. It could very well disappear completely after a couple of more washes. Really not a big issue at all, hardly noticeable. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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 if this rare circumstance arises.


    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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Bees Novelty Print Cotton Dress - New! Vintage 1950s Bees Novelty Print Cotton Dress - New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Bees Novelty Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s Bees Novelty Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s Bees Novelty Print Cotton Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s Bees Novelty Print Cotton Dress - New!

    Vintage 1950s Bees Novelty Print Cotton Dress - New!

    $390.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust:  34 inches + 86 cm 

    Under Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm

    Waist: 26 inches + 66 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

    Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  40.5 inches + 103 cm 

    Hem Length: 3 inches + 8 cm

    Zipper Length: 19 inches + 48 cm

    Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

     

    Description

    * Amazing1950s quality crisp medium weight cotton dress

    * Fabric design features black & white ticking with bees in yellow, orange & black

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Sleeveless chemise bodice with scooped neckline

    * Lower bodice is shaped as a corset with red trim for lacing

    * Very full knife pleated skirt

    * Unlined, raw seams with hand finished hem

    * Back with metal zipper

    * Label reads Judy Juniors, Dallas

     

    Condition 

    This gorgeous dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see, it presents beautifully. A rare find and a great print. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

  • Early 1960's Blue & White Roses Print Cotton Party Dress - New! Early 1960's Blue & White Roses Print Cotton Party Dress - New! Quick View
    • Early 1960's Blue & White Roses Print Cotton Party Dress - New!
    • Early 1960's Blue & White Roses Print Cotton Party Dress - New!
    • Early 1960's Blue & White Roses Print Cotton Party Dress - New!
    • Early 1960's Blue & White Roses Print Cotton Party Dress - New!

    Early 1960's Blue & White Roses Print Cotton Party Dress - New!

    $290.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small

    Bust: 32 inches +  82 cm

    Waist: 24 inches + 61 cm 

    Bodice Length: 16 inches + 41 cm

    Hips: free

    Skirt Length : 24 inches +  61 cm

    Total Length: 40 inches + 102 cm

     

    Description

    * Beautiful white cotton voile dress with large blue cabbage rose print

    * Classic silhouette with fitted waist and voluminous skirt

    * Low cut neckline with spaghetti straps

    * Shelf bust with contrasting azure blue cummerbund waist

    * Cummerbund decorated with huge central 3D self-fabric rose

    * Crystal pleated bodice and skirt

    * Back metal zipper with hooks and eyes to conceal zipper

    * Fully lined in white polished cotton

    * Commercially made vintage size 9 tag

     

    Condition

    This dress presents beautifully as can be seen with no flaws evident. The material is fresh and crisp and the colour is vibrant - it does not appear to have had much wear.....such a beautiful dress!  We are more than happy to answer any inquiries concerning this item.

     

    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 if this rare circumstance arises.


    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.

     

  • Couture 1950s Oatmeal Wool Crepe Lilli Ann Suit - New! Couture 1950s Oatmeal Wool Crepe Lilli Ann Suit - New! Quick View
    • Couture 1950s Oatmeal Wool Crepe Lilli Ann Suit - New!
    • Couture 1950s Oatmeal Wool Crepe Lilli Ann Suit - New!
    • Couture 1950s Oatmeal Wool Crepe Lilli Ann Suit - New!
    • Couture 1950s Oatmeal Wool Crepe Lilli Ann Suit - New!

    Couture 1950s Oatmeal Wool Crepe Lilli Ann Suit - New!

    $590.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Jacket
    Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm

    Waist: 28 inches + 71 cm

    Sleeve Length: 22.5 inches + 57 cm

    Skirt

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.5cm (button can be moved to allow further 1 inch - 2.5 cm)

    Hips: 36 inches + 91 cm

    Skirt Length: 25 inches + 63.50 cm ( 4 inch hem allowance + 10 cm )

     

    Description

    * Sophisticated 1950s oatmeal wool crepe suit

    * Classic silhouette with nipped in waist

    * Jacket features knife pleated trim

    * Side fastening of jacket with press stud and hidden button and loop

    * Jacket hemline trimmed with palomino mink fur 

    * Fully lined jacket in mushroom pink crepe

    * A-line skirt with inverted pleat at rear

    * Label reads Lilli Ann

    Lilli Ann
    This famous American label was registered in 1933 by Adolf Schuman. Fabrics were specially imported from France and Italy, many made expressly for Lilli Ann. These fabrics were bought from mainly small textile companies that were in dire financial straits after the war and in danger of closing. As a result, Schuman was credited with saving many of these from financial ruin and in official recognition for his services was awarded Medals of Honour from both France and Italy.  On the other hand, the Lilli Ann customer knew that their suits, coats and dresses were made of the highest quality, hand-loomed fabric. Lilli Ann was also recognised for its innovative designs and quality construction. The label received the Gold Medal in Fashion Design, America's highest award in fashion. Nowadays, there is very high demand for this label from collectors and fashionistas from around the world. It must be said that this label is one of my all-time favourites as many of my customers know...:)

     

    Comment

    This wonderful high-end Lilli Ann suit is in excellent condition with no damage, smells or flaws to note. These Lilli Ann suits are highly desirable and becoming increasingly difficult to source. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Striped Floral Cotton Dress- New! Vintage 1950s Striped Floral Cotton Dress- New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Striped Floral Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Striped Floral Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Striped Floral Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Striped Floral Cotton Dress- New!

    Vintage 1950s Striped Floral Cotton Dress- New!

    $270.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm 

    Waist:  26 - 27 inches +  66 -69 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder:  16 inches + 41 cm

    Total Length:  43 inches + 109 cm

      

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s cotton dress

    * Stripes in white, teal, mustard, orange and light blue

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with squared neckline

    * Bodice has shelf bust with pin tucks at centre panel & decorative rhinestone         buttons 

    * Flap at neckline with large self bow                           

    * Back metal zipper

    * Label reads "Cardinal Cottons"

     

    Condition 

    This highly sought after novelty print dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age with no flaws that I can see. Looks hardly worn -the print remains vibrant and unfaded and the fabric is still crisp. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Black Flecked Wool Lilli Ann Designer Suit- New! Vintage 1950s Black Flecked Wool Lilli Ann Designer Suit- New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Black Flecked Wool Lilli Ann Designer Suit- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Black Flecked Wool Lilli Ann Designer Suit- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Black Flecked Wool Lilli Ann Designer Suit- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Black Flecked Wool Lilli Ann Designer Suit- New!

    Vintage 1950s Black Flecked Wool Lilli Ann Designer Suit- New!

    $650.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Jacket

    Bust: 36 inches + 91.4 cm 

    Waist:  28 inches + 71 cm

    Jacket Length From Outside Shoulder: 22.5 inches +  57.2 cm

    Sleeve Length : 23 inches  + 58.4 cm 

    Skirt

    Waist up to: 26 inches + 66 cm

    Hips: 37 inches + 94 cm

    Length: 25 inches + 63.5 cm ( with an additional 7 inch hem + 18 cm)

     

    Description

    * Sophisticated 1950s black wool suit

    * Very unusual black ribbed wool fabric with alternating stripes in black wool      with white flecks

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and fitted skirt

    * Jacket features upturned collar and self buttons

    * Four decorative faux pockets on front jacket at bust and hips

    * Jacket is fully lined in black crepe

    * Skirt has lining on seat

    * Label reads "Lilli Ann"

    Lilli Ann
    This famous American label was registered in 1933 by Adolf Schuman. From an early stage, Schuman imported his fabrics from France and Italy, many of which were made expressly for him. These were acquired from small, family-run textile manufacturers that happened to be in dire financial straits after the war and in danger of closing. Due to his huge orders, Schuman was credited with saving many from financial ruin and, in recognition of his services, was given a Medal of Honour from both the French and Italian governments.  Lilli Ann customers appreciated that their suits, coats and dresses were made from high quality, hand-loomed fabric. They also recognised that the designs were innovative, expertly cut and tailored. This high standard of design was recognised by Lilli Ann winning the Gold Medal in Fashion Design, America's highest award in fashion. Nowadays, there is very high demand for this label from collectors and fashionistas from around the world. It must be said that this label remains one of my all-time favourites as many of my customers know...:)

     

    Condition 

    This suit is in excellent condition for its age and free from any rips, stains, fading or holes.  The fabric and suit design is rarely seen and has virtually no wear - in fact looks hardly worn. One of the more unusual Lilli Ann designs. 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

    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.

    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!

    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 local air packages. If you want to upgrade to express or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

  • Vintage 1950s B&W Flocked Chiffon Party Dress - New! Vintage 1950s B&W Flocked Chiffon Party Dress - New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s B&W Flocked Chiffon Party Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s B&W Flocked Chiffon Party Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s B&W Flocked Chiffon Party Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s B&W Flocked Chiffon Party Dress - New!

    Vintage 1950s B&W Flocked Chiffon Party Dress - New!

    $470.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small

    Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm 

    Waist: 24 inches + 61 cm

    Hips: 36 inches + 91 cm 

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

    Total Length:  43 inches + 109 cm 

      

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s ivory chiffon party dress

    * Fabric features black floral flocked pattern with scalloped border

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and wide skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with shelf bust

    * Thick contrasting velvet shoulder straps

    * Shelf bust with ruffles, black ribbon and lacework

    * Separate black velvet ribbon at waistline

    * Very full gathered skirt with tulle built in petticoat

    * Fully lined in ivory taffeta

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Condition 

    This absolutely beautiful 50s party dress is in wonderful condition for its age. The black velvet straps have been added at some point but are easily removable if desired. Perhaps a couple of light marks here and there but nothing noticeable. Dry cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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 if this rare circumstance arises.


    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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Floral Corded Cotton Skirt- New! Vintage 1950s Floral Corded Cotton Skirt- New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Floral Corded Cotton Skirt- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Floral Corded Cotton Skirt- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Floral Corded Cotton Skirt- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Floral Corded Cotton Skirt- New!

    Vintage 1950s Floral Corded Cotton Skirt- New!

    $160.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small

    Waist:  24 inches + 61 cm

    Waist Band: 1.25 inches + 3 cm

    Hips: Free

    Span: 174 inches + 442 cm

    Total Length:  27 inches +  69 cm (includes waistband)

     

    Description

    * Gorgeous1950s white medium weight cotton skirt

    * Bold floral pattern and flying insects in various shades of blue and green

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full circle skirt

    * Skirt features five sections of triple rows of cording

    * Waistband with four belt loops

    * Single button and metal zipper closure, raw seams

     

    Condition 

    The skirt is in excellent condition for its age and is free from notable rips, stains, holes or fading.  Shown with a crinoline, top and ribbon belt for demonstration purposes and not included within this listing. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this item.

    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

    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.

    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!

    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 local air packages. If you want to upgrade to express or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.

  • Vintage 1960s Black Lilli Diamond Party Dress   - New! Vintage 1960s Black Lilli Diamond Party Dress   - New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1960s Black Lilli Diamond Party Dress   - New!
    • Vintage 1960s Black Lilli Diamond Party Dress   - New!
    • Vintage 1960s Black Lilli Diamond Party Dress   - New!
    • Vintage 1960s Black Lilli Diamond Party Dress   - New!

    Vintage 1960s Black Lilli Diamond Party Dress - New!

    $180.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small - Medium

    Bust: 34 -36 inches + 86 - 91 cm 

    Waist up to: 27 inches + 68 cm

    Hips: 37 inches + 94 cm

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder:  inches +   cm 

    Total Length:   inches + 108 cm 

      

    Description

    * Vintage 1960s black satin party dress

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and draped skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with spaghetti straps and low-cut square neckline

    * Large 3D magenta floral feature above bust 

    * Slim fitting skirt with a dramatic peplum lined in magenta acetate

    * Low cut square back with metal zipper

    * Peplum widens at back falling as draped tails 

    * Label reads Lilli Diamond

    Lilli Diamond was a popular brand within the USA from the 1930s through to the mid 1980s. The label was acclaimed for its sexy, bombshell designs that showcased a woman's figure and made them feel like glamorous movie stars. The brand was sold in numerous upscale boutiques and department stores, with Fredericks of Hollywood being the biggest retailer, particularly via their extensive mail order catalogue. The label was hugely popular, establishing itself as one of the leading evening and cocktail dress outlets within the USA. This was despite some department stores refusing to stock the items as they deemed them too sexy for their conservative clientele. The label was eventually sold to Campus Casuals in 1965, with the label continuing well into the 1980s.

     

    Condition 

    This eye-catching dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see - perhaps a pin prick or two and very slight scuffing - but very minor. Please note that the magenta lining does not need to show in front I just draped it that way because I liked the flash of colour. 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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Hot Pink & Black Roses Cotton Dress- New! Vintage 1950s Hot Pink & Black Roses Cotton Dress- New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Hot Pink & Black Roses Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Hot Pink & Black Roses Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Hot Pink & Black Roses Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Hot Pink & Black Roses Cotton Dress- New!

    Vintage 1950s Hot Pink & Black Roses Cotton Dress- New!

    $260.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Medium

    Bust: 36  inches + 91 cm 

    Waist: 28 inches + 73 cm

    Hips: 44 inches + 112 cm

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm

    Total Length:  41 inches + 104 cm 

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s white polished cotton dress

    * Design features large hot pink and black roses and rosebuds

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and a-line skirt

    * Short sleeved bodice with wide oval neckline

    * Gently widening skirt with two in-seam pockets

    * Button closure at front 

    * Contrasting pink trim at lower skirt with self bow at centre front

    * Label reads Kayser

    Condition 

    This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see.  This dress presents beautifully and the design is so eye-catching. Shown with a belt 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
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    Shoes from Sex in the City Movie- New!

    $60.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Marked L

    Size 40 Euro Size

    Length: 10 inches + 25 cm    (pointed toe)

    Width: 3.5 inches + 9 cm

    Heel Height: 3 inches + 8 cm

     

    Description

    * Cream satin fabric upper evening shoes/ slippers

    * Decorated with soutache trim, faux pearls and 3D roses

    * Leather soles

    * High heels

    * Label reads Victoria' Secret

    * Accompanying tag reads: 

    ITEM: White high heel shoes

    PRODUCTION: "Sex and the City"

    ACTOR: Cast members

    ACQUIRED FROM: Costume Collection

     

    Condition 

    As stated in the tag, these are a pair of shoes worn by a cast member from the Sex in the City movie. I acquired these as part of a larger collection of film costume and accessories from an Australian movie props collector, the majority of which have come from specialist movie memorabilia auctions in the United States. These shoes are sure to be a great investment and are in generally good condition. Although these shoes have been hardly worn, they do have some minor foxing and scuffs. Nothing to detract. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

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    Vintage 1950s Green Polka Dot Pique Cotton Dress - New!

    $195.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 35 inches + 89 cm

    Waist up to : 26 inches + 66 cm

    Hips: free

    Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 13.5 inches + 34.3 cm

    Total Length from Outside Shoulder : 38 inches + 96.5 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s green polka dot over ivory pique cotton dress

    * Bodice front features u-shaped pleated cummerbund in emerald green cotton

    * Sleeveless with elegant scooped neckline

    * Wide gathered skirt with self-belt

    * Perfectly working back zipper (zipper finishes at shoulder blades)

    * Label reads Wearever, USA

     

    Comment

    This vintage dress is over sixty years old and, although it has been worn, it is in excellent condition for its age.The dress has had some tiny seam repairs over the years, but there is no way of knowing this from the exterior of the dress. The belt appears a fraction more discoloured in the photos than it really is, I have since re-washed both the dress and belt and they have come up very well. Tiniest bit of seam stress on a couple of seams but hardly noticeable. Please contact us if your require additional information or measurements regarding this item.


    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 if this rare circumstance arises.


    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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Blue Carnations & Dots Cotton Dress- New! Vintage 1950s Blue Carnations & Dots Cotton Dress- New! Quick View
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    Vintage 1950s Blue Carnations & Dots Cotton Dress- New!

    $290.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust:  34 inches + 86 cm 

    Under Bust: 32 inches + 81 cm

    Waist: 26.5 inches + 67 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

    Bodice Length to Where it Meets Skirt: 18 inches + 45.5 cm

    Total Length from Outside Shoulder:  42.5 inches + 108 cm 

    Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm

    Zipper Length: 13.5 inches + 34 cm

    Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

     

    Description

    * Beautiful late 1950s early 1960s ivory crisp cotton dress

    * Fabric design features small black polka dots with blue carnations with green leaves

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with scooped oval neckline

    * Neckline has inset of white pique cotton trim with self fabric bow on each shoulder

    * Dropped waist with self tie half belt attached to each side

    * Very full gathered skirt with self piping where skirt is attached to bodice

    * Unlined, raw seams with hand finished hem

    * Metal closed in zipper at back

    * Unlabelled

      

    Condition 

    This dress is in excellent condition for its age.  Fabric is very crisp and the colours are bright and unfaded. No notable flaws that I can see, apart from the fact that the pellon stiffening was cut away inside the dress. Does not detract in any way from the presentation of this dress and only mentioned for full disclosure. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Blue Green Floral Sprays Cotton Dress - New! Vintage 1950s Blue Green Floral Sprays Cotton Dress - New! Quick View
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    Vintage 1950s Blue Green Floral Sprays Cotton Dress - New!

    $240.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 34 inches + 86 cm 

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.5 cm

    Bodice Length: 15 inches + 38 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 40 inches + 102 cm

     

    Description

    * Gorgeous late 1950s - early 60s ivory cotton dress

    * Gorgeous floral sprays design in varying shades of blue and green

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and very full skirt

    * Low scooped neckline with single spaghetti straps

    * Bodice is lined with self fabric

    * Full gathered skirt with wide turned-up hem

    * Working back metal zipper 

     

    Comment

    This dress is in great condition with no rips, stains, major fading or holes. The dress has been taken in at the bust but this does not show from outside. The only slightest issue is that there is some minor fraying with the spaghetti straps at one area and could be tacked down if desired. The dress is shown with an added crinoline petticoat and ribbon for demonstration purposes only and not included within 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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    • Vintage 1950s Green Floral Scrollwork Cotton Dress - New!
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    Vintage 1950s Green Floral Scrollwork Cotton Dress - New!

    $190.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust:  36 inches + 91 cm 

    Waist: 26 inches +66 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder:  15 inches + 38  cm

    Total Length: 43 inches +109 cm 

      

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s ivory background cotton dress

    * Lovely novelty William Morris style print with flowers and scroll work

    * Shades of avocado and emerald green with yellow

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Short sleeved bodice with wide oval neckline

    * Bodice has diamond shaped cutouts above bust

    * Wide gathered skirt

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Condition 

    Beautiful novelty print dress is in great vintage condition for its age with the only issue I can see is some slight darkening underarms and light overall wash fade only noticeable when compared to inside hem. Really not noticeable when worn but priced accordingly. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

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    Original 1950s Delicate Pink Roses Cotton Dress - New!

    $270.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm

    Waist: 27 inches + 69 cm

    Bodice length from centre back: 15 inches + 38 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 41 inches + 104 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s cotton dress with light and medium pink roses print

    * Classic silhouette with nipped waist and full skirt

    * Bodice with capped sleeves and jewel collar

    * Shelf bust to front decorated with self trim

    * Extra wide pleated skirt

    * Back metal zipper

    * Label reads "Leo-Dana Montreal"

     

    Comment

    This vintage dress has been carefully looked after and is in excellent condition for its age. Although this dress is over sixty years old it has no noticeable flaws that I can see. It looks hardly worn - and is a truly captivating dress.  Shown with an added crinoline for demonstration purposes only. We are more than happy to answer any inquires about this item.

    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 if this rare circumstance arises.


    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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    Vintage 1950s Blue Floral Cotton Dress Ensemble - New!

    $290.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small - Medium

    Bust: 36 inches + 91.5 cm ( can accommodate slightly larger size)

    Waist: 26 - 27 inches + 66 cm to 69 cm

    Bodice Length: 15.5 inches + 40 cm

    Bolero Length (centre back): 15 inches + 38 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 41.5 inches +105  cm ( 5 inch hem allowance + 13 cm)

     

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s lightweight blue cotton dress and bolero

    * Blue floral impressionist pattern

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and gathered skirt

    * Scooped neck bodice decorated with self loop trims

    * Low scooped back and attached self cord belt 

    * Matching bolero has turnover neckline and loop trims to sleeves

    * Attached petticoat (this is narrower than the dress)

    *Working back metal zipper 

     

    Comment

    This dress and bolero are in excellent condition without any flaws of note. Just one minor point there is an option of opening the attached slip so that you would be able to accommodate a crinoline petticoat if desired. But I think it hangs beautifully as is  :)

    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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    Vintage 1950s Lilac Hydrangeas Chiffon Party Dress - New!

    $390.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Extra Small

    Bust: 32 inches + 81.28 cm

    Waist: 25 inches + 63.50 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 43 inches + 109.22 cm

     

    Description

    * 1950s white chiffon with large lilac hydrangeas 

    * Classic silhouette with shaped bodice and full gathered skirt

    * Sleeveless with scooped oval neckline at front, plunging v-shaped at back

    * Contrast lilac taffeta ruched cummerbund at waist

    * Back with draped bow

    * Fully lined in ivory acetate with back metal zipper

     

    Condition

    This vintage 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. Perhaps the tiniest ombre effect at taffeta waistband but it's extremely slight. Shown with a crinoline that is not included within this listing. 

     

    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 if this rare circumstance arises.


    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.

    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!

    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 Novelty Butterfly Print Cotton Dress- New!

    $240.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 34 inches +  86 cm 

    Waist: 26 inches +  66 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 16 inches + 41 cm

    Total Length:  41 inches +  104 cm 

      

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s white cotton dress

    * Gorgeous novelty print of butterflies over an etched leafy background in charcoal

    * Butterflies  in brown, blue and pink with black detail

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Sleeveless bodice with low scooped oval neckline

     

    * Wide skirt gathered at waist

    * Back metal zipper

     

    Condition 

    This charming novelty print dress is in excellent condition, considering it's over sixty years of age. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

     

  • 1950s Lilac & Ivory Woven Cotton Designer Dress- New! 1950s Lilac & Ivory Woven Cotton Designer Dress- New! Quick View
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    1950s Lilac & Ivory Woven Cotton Designer Dress- New!

    $270.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small - Medium

    Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm 

    Under Bust: 28 inches + 71 cm

    Waist: 27 inches + 69 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15 inches +  38 cm

    Total Length:  43 inches + 102 cm 

     

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s ivory and lavender woven weighted cotton dress

    * Design features geometric pattern in vertical stripes

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Cuffed short sleeves and wide oval neckline

    * Wide self fabric cummerbund waist starting under gathered bust

    * Wide box pleated skirt

    * Working side metal zipper 

    * Label reads Jonathon Logan

    Jonathan Logan was a popular manufacturer of women’s classic dresses, have been foundered in 1944.  The brand was a stable of just about every young girl's closet during the 1950s and 60s. In fact by 1966, Jonathan Logan had become one of the largest ready to wear companies 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 1970’s, and today, vintage collectors seek out these labels for their style and quality.

     

    Condition 

    This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see.  This dress presents beautifully. The bust is gathered and although it measures up to 38 inches it would be best for no larger than a 36 inch bust as the mid drift is tight. Measurements for the top of the cummerbund immediately under the bust is included in the measurements. Shown with a crinoline and ribbon belt 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.

     

  • Vintage 1950s Cinnamon and White Novelty Border Print Dress - New! Vintage 1950s Cinnamon and White Novelty Border Print Dress - New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Cinnamon and White Novelty Border Print Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s Cinnamon and White Novelty Border Print Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s Cinnamon and White Novelty Border Print Dress - New!
    • Vintage 1950s Cinnamon and White Novelty Border Print Dress - New!

    Vintage 1950s Cinnamon and White Novelty Border Print Dress - New!

    $210.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm

    Waist: 27 inches +  69 cm

    Hips: free

    Total Length: 43 inches + 109 cm

     

    Description

    * Vintage Toni Todd designer label dress

    * Abstract border print in cinnamon over ivory base

    * Classic later 1950s silhouette with full box pleated skirt

    * Bodice features rounded neckline, with sleeves and a pleated centre panel

    * Neckline is trimmed with self bow

    * Perfectly working zipper at back

    Toni Todd

    R & M Kaufmann, Inc was inaugurated in Aurora, Illinois during the 190s.  The owners were brothers who produced high quality but moderately priced dresses and sleepwear.  The company was able to keep prices low by mass producing garments in their own factories.  In fact, their motto was "Only the LOOK is expensive."  Sales grew steadily through the use of full page advertisements in Seventeen, Mademoiselle and Charm magazines as well as the use of live television commercials on shows such as "Beat the Clock."  The Kaufmann's produced under several labels including the Toni Todd line specifically targeting younger women.  The company was sold to Russ Togs in 1969.

     

    Comment

    This dress is in excellent condition for its age and appears to have been hardly worn. Just one issue to point out is that the narrow hem is only pressed down. Although it stays up on its own, the new owner may wish to sew it to prevent future fraying and keep it secure..... or just leave it as is. Priced accordingly as a result. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.

  • Vintage 1950s Pink Embroidered Cotton Dress- New! Vintage 1950s Pink Embroidered Cotton Dress- New! Quick View
    • Vintage 1950s Pink Embroidered Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Pink Embroidered Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Pink Embroidered Cotton Dress- New!
    • Vintage 1950s Pink Embroidered Cotton Dress- New!

    Vintage 1950s Pink Embroidered Cotton Dress- New!

    $260.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Medium

    Bust: 38 - 40 inches + 96.5 - 102 cm 

    Waist: 28 - 30 inches + 71- 76 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length From Outside Shoulder: 15.5 inches +  38 cm

    Total Length:  40 inches + 102 cm  ( extra 4 inches in hem)

     

    Description

    * Vintage 1950s pink cotton dress

    * Bodice is white lighter cotton peasant style design with long sleeves

    * Pink and green floral embroidery panels throughout bodice and sleeves

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Wide oval neckline

    * Front button closure to waist with press studs on upper skirt

    * Sleeve cuffs are gathered at wrist

    * Dress will fit a variety of sizes depending on how cinched you want the bodice

     

    Condition 

    This beautiful dress is in excellent vintage condition for its age. No notable flaws that I can see.  This dress presents beautifully. Shown with a crinoline and ribbon belt 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.

     

  • Spectacular 1950s Black Lace Cocktail Dress- New! Spectacular 1950s Black Lace Cocktail Dress- New! Quick View
    • Spectacular 1950s Black Lace Cocktail Dress- New!
    • Spectacular 1950s Black Lace Cocktail Dress- New!
    • Spectacular 1950s Black Lace Cocktail Dress- New!
    • Spectacular 1950s Black Lace Cocktail Dress- New!

    Spectacular 1950s Black Lace Cocktail Dress- New!

    $590.00 AUD

    Measurements

    Size: Small

    Bust:  34 inches + 86 cm 

    Waist: 26 inches + 63.5 cm

    Hips: Free

    Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm

    Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 40 inches + 117 cm 

    Hem Length: none

    Zipper Length: 12 inches + 34 cm

    Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched seam to seam. 

     

    Description

    * Stunning beautiful 1950s black lace dress

    * Dusky pink taffeta lining on bodice and skirt

    * Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt

    * Bodice is sleeveless with plunging V-neckline and shelf bust

    * Fabric is gathered at shoulders and secured with self fabric loops

    * Very full circle skirt with multiple rows of gathered tiers

    * The lace on skirt is secured to stiffened tulle with an attached extra tulle crinoline

    * Lined bodice, finished seams with boning in bodice for structure

    * Low back with metal zipper

      

    Condition 

    This dress is in excellent condition for its age.  No notable flaws that I can see, The loop on one side of the shoulder has been reattached and a small pin hole break in the tulle at back bodice (probably caught on the zipper) is mended and not at all noticeable. See photo of back. Cleaned and ready to wear. Rose and ribbon for demonstration purposes only. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.

     

    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.