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vintage late 40s pleated bust dress

Woven-bust plaid sundress

Beautifully-colored summer frock -- tailored for an hourglass fit. Princess bodice is patterned --- intricately bust-pleated, with peek-a-boo shoulders. ...

$140       extra-large
vintage 40s Jonathan Logan new look dress

Jonathan Logan button dress

Intricately-fashioned gabardine dress, from the founding days of Jonathan Logan. Obviously inspired by the New Look and designers Christian Dior & Balenciaga. ...

$40       sm/med
vintage  40s 50s Fred Perlberg satin ball gown

Fred Perlberg pleat ballgown

Grand-dame of glamourpuss gowns. A Fred Perlberg "dance original", crafted in heavy, glossy, nude-toned satin. Deep portrait neckline. Narrow, seam-fitted, ...

$150       small
vintage 40s new look velvet coat

Pasternak fitted velvet coat

New Look outerwear… Hourglass-shaped, black velvet evening coat by Pasternak of Washington. Fitted with 8 darts around the middle & a full skirt that falls ...

$265       med/lg
vintage 50s smocked Koret shirt

Koret smocked top

Smocked, New-Look-inspired top -- built for a bombshell. You'll feel heavenly & look dev 'lish in this vibrant, peach-toned, floral number. Bust-hugging v-neckline ...

$86       extra-small
vintage 40s peplum jacket

Bond peplum jacket

Elegant grey wool gabardine jacket, by Bond of California. Hourglass fitting -- 9 darts shape the waist. Flared peplum hem. Notched sleeves. Front ...

$51       med/lg
vintage New Look jacket

Gertrude Singer rayon jacket

Gorgeous, short, rayon gabardine jacket. Padded shoulders. Notched, purple-satin-lined collar. Dart-fitted and flared past the waist. Wasp-waisted design most probably ...

$122       sm/med
vintage 50s new look boucle dress

Boucle necklet dress

Winterberry-red dress with sparkling neck --- by Jr. Flair. Dimensional wool textile has diagonal rows of looped chain-stitching, sprinkled with pale mohair or ...

$185       small
vintage 50s Mexican sequin top

Mexican sequined velveteen top

Cotton velveteen shell is BEDAZZLED with an intricate, hand-painted & sequin-topped design. Aztec-influenced motif depicts a large eagle perched on curling ...

$55       sm/med
40s Fred Perlberg gown

Fred Perlberg strapless gown

Bewitch them in a liquid-satin strapless gown by Fred Perlberg. Bias-cut skirt is tiered and thickly-gathered to create a landscape of shadows and light. Ruched ...

$330       extra-small
vintage 40s red dress

Glowing red dress

Glistening and glowing red dress, with button accents. A wonderful example of post-War American dress design. The torso is beautifully shaped and pieced. ...

$94       medium
vintage 50's dress

Drop-waist floral dress

New Look-influenced, printed faille dress ---- with a nipped-in dropped-waist & a wide spread of skirt. Ten darts tailor the torso. The drop-waist is scallop-shaped ...

$68       medium
vintage dress

Eyelet taffeta circle dress

Early-50s rockab*elegance. Glossy, jet-black, eyelet silk-taffeta dress. Full circle skirt. Pointed duchess waistline. Bracelet-length dolman sleeves, with sharp-pointed ...

$135       med/lg
vintage dress

Marsha Young barkcloth dress

Kitteny, figure-curving, flower patch of a fifties dress. Novelty-print barkcloth shows off a 'needle-point ' pattern --- in chartreuse-yellow, indigo, brown, and cream. ...

$150       med/lg