elegant simplicity – black wool overcoat from the 1950s, tailor-made in Hong Kong, probably custom with very fine workmanship, heavy ribbed wool, three covered buttons, 3/4 sleeves, inset waist pockets, full black silk charmeuse lining, made in Hong Kong by MK Loo, best fits sizes 10-14, very good condition with no damage, an extremely nice coat, $100

marcjoseph@marcjoseph.com

www.marcjoseph.com

Because this video just oozes style in every way…

www.youtube.com/marcjosephcalifornia

sexy little black dress from the 1950s, perfectly fitted wiggle shape, completely covered with black beads and sequins, 3/4 sleeves, knee length, fully lined in black satin, made by Sylvia Agins, fits medium, 35-28-36, 38 length measured from the shoulder, very good condition with just a few loose threads, not unexpected when covered with thousands of beads, $225

marcjoseph@marcjoseph.com

www.marcjoseph.com

absolutely beautiful swing coat from the 1950s, looped wool and mohair with big abalone shell buttons, 3/4 sleeves, inset waist pockets, full ivory satin lining, designed by George Carmel and sold at Woldenberg’s, Madison, fits large sizes 12-16, very good condition with no exterior damage, just a tear in the lining, $175

more photos available, email marcjoseph@marcjoseph.com

www.marcjoseph.com

Christian Dior shoes c1950

September 1, 2008

A stunning piece of fashion history, these Christian Dior shoes date c1950, absolutely graceful, narrow tapered 3 ½” wedge heels, ivory leather straps trimmed with subtle gold metallic, buckle ankle-strap, made in France, evidence of wearing for no more than a couple hours. These magnificent shoes are not for sale, but are carefully preserved for our fashion archives.

 

 

 

 

 

www.marcjoseph.com

elegant black wool coat from the 1950s, nubby texture, open front with attached self-fabric ties, luxurious white sheared beaver collar, lined in black silk, made for Joseph Magnin, concealed inset waist pockets, best fits sizes 8-12, very good condition, $150

more photos available, email marcjoseph@marcjoseph.com

www.marcjoseph.com

fabulous swing coat from the 1950s, variegated grey Persian lamb fur, open front with no closures falling just below the hips, big turn-back cuffs on 3/4 sleeves, inset waist pockets, striking patterned grey lining, label reads “The Wm Block Co Fur Salon, Indianapolis”, best fits sizes 6-10, very good condition with no damage other than some staining of the lining, exterior is excellent, $350

more photos available, email marcjoseph@marcjoseph.com

www.marcjoseph.com