Thursday, November 26, 2015

shop preview: turquoise taffeta, rhinestones and sequins, and a souvenir of Mexico

Coming to the shop this week:  lots of sparkle from rhinestones, sequins, and two-tone shantung, cozy wool and Orlon knits, and a fabulous black and white Mexico souvenir jacket!  The first dress and sweater are already in the shop; the rest will arrive soon.

1950s pink "Snow-Tweed" dress with rhinestones (now available!).

1950s Winter Berries orlon sweater (in the shop!).

1950s blue paisley print jersey dress.

1970s Evan-Picone wool plaid trousers.

1960s black wool knit dress with furred cuffs and collar, by Murphi.

1950s accordion pleat wool skirt.

1960s mod coppery-purple shantung dress.

Norwegian wool cardigan, by Lulle Otterstad.

1940s polka dot rayon dress and jacket.

1940s wool Mexican tourist jacket, from Garcia Leal.

1950s turquoise taffeta bubble skirt party dress.

1950s cardigan with beading and rainbow iridescent sequins.


Thursday, November 19, 2015

shop preview: duotone dresses, a magical Vera Neumann print, and 1930s beach pajamas

This week's shop preview includes a perfect plaid coat, three marvelously textured duotone dresses, a magical Vera Neumann print, and (drumroll) . . . 1930s beach pajamas!  The first item is already in the shop, and the second sold the minute it arrived; the rest will begin arriving today.

1960s mustard yellow and white linen shift dress with bow, by Alison Ayres (in the shop!).

1940s wool bouclé cape, from Hutzler Brothers Co. Baltimore (sold!).

1930s cherry print beach pajamas with sash.

1940s rose and hydrangea print blouse.

1940s two tone linen and corduroy dress.

1970s Magical Horses print blouse, by Vera Neumann.

1960s pink and gold paisley caftan, Diana Dean by Julius Lonschein.

1970s bohemian fringed cotton Iranian blouse.

1940s blue skirt suit with velvet trim.

1960s plaid wool coat, by Lassie Maid.

1940s blue wool dress with red velvet accents, by Josa Miss.

1950s peach pintucks and lace blouse and cardigan set, by Susan Thomas.


Wednesday, November 11, 2015

shop preview: pink atomic, taupe gabardine, a silk French history print, and 1950s denim

This week's shop update has a superb selection of cozy and festive things to wear in a variety of weights and textures:  prints that celebrate both the future (1950s atomic!) and the past (French history!), metallic and satin brocades, cozy wool and jersey knits, silk and gabardine, and even some 1950s denim!  All items begin arriving in the shop today.

1950s Tomorrowland atomic print dress with bow collar.

1950s light blue Swiss wool sweater, by Alpinit.

1960s Celtic Knot print knit dress, by Goldworm.

1950s indigo denim jeans.

1950s rose garden print dress.

1950s beaded cardigan.

1960s brocade cocktail dress with heavily beaded neckline.

Scottish shetland wool fair isle sweater, by Braemar.

1948 Histoire de France novelty print silk dress, by David Westheim.

1940s taupe gabardine coat.

1950s ombré satin party dress.

1960s gold and silver satin brocade jacket, by Helga.


Friday, November 6, 2015

shop accessories preview: glitter heels, mustard pumps, bags, and a 1930s pixie hat

Coming to the shop:  shoes from casual canvas sneakers to party-ready glitter heels, bags made of out of wood, tapestry, and woven wicker, and a quirky-chic 1930s pixie hat!

All items begin arriving in the shop today.

Three pairs of made in USA Converse All Star low tops.

1960s silver glitter heels, by Dorette Debs.

1960s mod mustard yellow leather bow pumps, by Andrew Geller.

1960s black and brown patent bow heels, by Custom Craft.

1960s woven box purse, by Koret.

1960s collapsible wooden slat tote with bamboo handles.

1950s striped canvas box purse.

1950s floral tapestry oversize purse.

1930s pixie hat, by Joal New York.


Thursday, November 5, 2015

shop preview: 1930s satin, 1940s gabardine, and a 1950s calypso scene

So many good things coming to the shop this week:  an incredible rhinestone-studded calypso print set, two satin dresses perfect for holiday parties, a button-covered 1940s gabardine and velvet dress, and a gorgeous, sparkly sequin sweater!  All items begin arriving in the shop today.

1940s Das Werk gabardine and velvet dress.

1940s deep blue wool Swiss Alpinit sweater.

1940s pink satin Doris Dodson gown with black velvet trim.

1960s mod mini dress, by Nelly Don.

1960s blue plaid wool tweed skirt, made in Ireland by Brendella.

1950s calypso novelty print blouse and velvet cigarette pants set, embellished with rhinestones, by Malbe.

1960s gold and silver medieval floral sequin and bead top.

1950s emerald green satin cocktail dress with large bow, by Haroni Inc.

1940s black wool jacket, by Lora Lenox.



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