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1950s Eisenberg designer sack shift dress by Nelda’s Vintage Clothing.

Kaki hue dress has vertical and horizontal panels.  Dress has a notched collar and a front center panel with six decorative buttons, one side has hidden snaps.  It is darted at the bust and backside has vertical darts. Dress is labeled Eisenberg Originals. . Eisenberg stopped making clothing in 1958. Fabric feels like flax.

50s Eisenberg Designer Vintage Dress by NeldasVintageClothing.com

 

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Available online at NeldasVintageClothing.com

Diane Von Furstenberg Vintage 70s Dress

This designer dress has a pointed collar and deep V neckline with three fabric covered loop buttons. The arm openings are cut in. Dress flows away from the hips and has side seam pockets. Labeled Diane Von Furstenberg Made In Italy.

Available online at NeldasVintageClothing.com

Affordable Vintage and Designer Fashion online….Shop Nelda’s

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Maria Bianca Nero Designer Dress

 

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Maria Bianca Nero sexy, slinky, chocolate brown halter style designer dress. It has one set of thin straps that wrap around and tie behind the neck and other straps go around the shoulders. The deliciously, low back is trimmed in a chiffon ruffle. There is lettuce edging at the hem and dress is lined. It slips overhead and glides down over you body. Fabric content is rayon, silk and poly. Dress is new with original Neiman Marcus $240.00 price tag. Labeled “Maria Bianca Nero”.  Size XL.

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Bill Blass Black Designer Dress

Bill Blass 80s black and silver metallic, curve hugging  designer dress. This timeless beauty has a ribbed neckline and an elongated bodice that leads into the full skirt. The long sleeves taper at the ribbed cuff, dress slips overhead, glides down over your body and your set to go.  Fabric content is rayon and metallic lurex. Dress has not been worn, comes with a partial Lord & Taylor tag.  Labeled “Bill Blass Knit”.

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Vintage Anne Fogarty Margot 1950s Dress

Anne Fogarty Margot 50s Dress

1950s, designer, plaid wool wiggle dress in colors of royal blue, turquoise, green and black.  Dress has a jewel neckline with an attached scarf in a triangular shape with fringe at the ends, to be thrown around the neck or left in front. Two buttons with sparkling blue rhinestones adorn the scarf. The sleeves are cut in one piece with the garment and have gussets.  Dress is darted at the bust and has a back kick pleat.  It is fully lined with the exception of the sleeves in a smooth black acetate.  Dress closes with a back metal zipper.  Labeled Anne Fogarty Margot Inc.

Anne Fogarty Margot Vintage 1950s Dress

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1970s Alfred Shaheen poly and nylon designer maxi dress.  Solid green bodice has a large pointed collar and V neckline with a darted bust and vertical darts on both sides.  Fabric covered buttons run down the length of dress.  Full skirt has a hand printed floral and check print filled in with an Asian motif. Sheer sleeves taper at the cuff with two buttons. Shaheen is discreetly stamped along the hemline.  Dress is lined and has not been worn, comes with original hang tag.  Labeled Alfred Shaheen.

About Alfred Shaheen….

Alfred Shaheen (January 31, 1922 – December 22, 2008) was a textile industrialist who is credited with popularizing the Hawaiian shirt.

Shaheen was born in New Jersey on January 31, 1922 to a family of Lebanese immigrants. His family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii in 1938. He opened his garment business in 1948. In 1952, his business began silk screening Polynesian and Asian designs onto silk, cotton, and rayon for creating Hawaiian shirts and other garments. Shaheen retired and shut down his business in 1988.

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Christian Dior Designer Suit @NeldasVintageClothing.com

1960s, Dior two piece, Ali Baba outfit. The black top has a raised, gold metallic pattern and fabric covered buttons down the back. It has under arm panels and a darted bust.  The cuffs have large, fabulous cufflinks, unfortunately some of the black rhinestones are missing, this imperfection is noticeable only upon close inspection. Blouse is fully lined. The black velvet knickers have a front hidden zipper and the legs have a fabric covered loop button.  They are also lined.  Fabric content is silk, lamé, nylon and rhodia.  Labeled Boutique Christian Dior Paris # 1239202, Bullock’s Wilshire made in France.



About Christian Dior…..

(1905 – 1958) Christian Dior was one of the most influential designers of the 20th Century. From 1941 – 46, Dior worked at Lucien Lelong. While there he attracted the attention of textile maker Marcel Boussac, who became Dior’s financial backer.

In the spring of 1947, Dior showed his first major collection, the “Corolle” line, which came to be known as the “New Look”. The “New Look” was made up of long, full skirts and a nipped-in waist that called for the use of a corset. Dior continued to be a major force in the fashion world in the 1950s, with a new silhouette each season, including the Princess line of 1951, the “H” line of 1954, and the “A” and “Y” lines of 1955.

After Dior’s death in 1958, his assistant, Yves Saint Laurent, became the head designer at Dior.

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Designer Pucci Shoes
Designer Pucci Shoes @ NeldasVintageClothing.com

Slip into the sublime sensation of authentic, leather high wedge sandals from Emilio Pucci. Stylish shoe is done in purple, teal and slate blue. Shoes have not been worn but inside heel on one shoes has a small nick, minor imperfection.  Insole stamped Emilio Pucci Firenze, outer sole Made in Italy.

About Emilio Pucci…

Emilio Pucci (20 November 1914 – 29 November 1992) was a Florentine Italian fashion designer and politician. He and his eponymous company are synonymous with geometric prints in a kaleidoscope of colours.

(From Wikipedia)

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Christian Lacroix Designer Outfit 


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Christian Lacroix pants and vest outfit with a phenomenal photo print that includes the Beatles in matador attire, bows, flowers, buttons, Spanish matadors, Lacroix’s picture, religious icons, etc…in shades of magenta, white black, plum, greens, orange and yellow on a light blue background. The vest has gold tone textured logo buttons down the front, backside is done in a white stretchy cotton.  Straight leg pants have a logo button at the waist, belt loops with logo rivets, a front zipper, front slant pocket and back patch pockets. Fabric content is cotton and rayon.  Labeled Bazar de Christian Lacroix, Made in France.

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Ken Scott Vintage 60s Dress by NeldasVintageClothin.com

Vintage 1960s wild and bold Ken Scott hot pink acrylic shirt dress with a fun print that includes elephants, stick figures, circles, squiggly lines, the sun, etc……in wonderful shades of orange, yellow, black, green, purple and peach.  “Ken Scott” is stamped throughout.  Dress has a pointed collar and stitched down seams on front yoke.  The placket has gold tone logo buttons down the front and dress is darted at the bust.   The belt has a large metal buckle.  Belt is wearable as is but not perfect the backing was removed. You can wear as is or add fabric to inside for an easy fix.  Labeled “Ken Scott made in Italy”., Made in Italy exclusively for Neiman-Marcus.

For More Details about this dress, Go to Nelda’s Vintage Clothing

About Ken Scott….

(1918-1991) Born in Indiana, but made his name in fashion in Milan, Italy. After studying at Parsons School of Design, he moved to Europe in the post-war years. He ended up in Milan, where in the 1950s, his scarves for Falconetto became a fashion must-have.

Scott started a line of ready-to-wear clothing in 1964. He designed the fabrics, which were bold and colorful. They were also often made of the synthetic fabric, Banlon. In 1966 some of these dresses were chosen for the Audrey Hepburn movie, Two for the Road.

The label was relaunched in 2005.

Written by Lizzie Bramlett (Vintage Fashion Guild)

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1960s Paper Dress 
Yellow Pages Paper Dress

Vintage 60s yellow pages paper dress.  This incredible dress is covered in kitschy ads. In 1967 the Yellow Pages company released this limited edition dress to promote a new version of Yellow Pages index. A-line fit with little tie at the neckline. Hem is cut and unfinished and dress slips overhead.  A true piece of fashion history! It has faded just a bit in certain areas, minor. Labeled MM Waste Basket Boutique.

About this 1960s paper dress…….

One of the most collectible paper dresses from the era is the yellow pages paper dress. Manufactured in 1967 by Waste Basket Boutique (Mars of Asheville, NC).

The yellow pages paper dress was valued by Antiques Roadshow at $1800.

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1950s Vintage Dress
1950s Vintage Rockabilly Dress

50s white synthetic  blend Rockabilly, swing dress with an abstract floral and leaves print in shades of blues, yellow, taupe and gray.  Bodice has a scoop neckline that drops a bit lower on backside.  It has cap sleeves, a darted bust and vertical darts rising from the waist.  The full skirt has small knife pleats that open up towards the bottom.  Dress has a self belt at the waist, the lining on belt is spotted, not visible when worn.  Labeled Abby Kent New York.

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  1. November 21, 2011 2:50 am

    Lovely collection :o)

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