classic brown leather pumps from the early 1970s, leather soles, 2 1/2″ heels, square toe, trimmed with subtle gold, made by Florsheim and still never worn after 35 years, excellent condition with just a couple minute nicks from years of storage, size 8AA, $50



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Arnold Scaasi couture dress and jacket set from the 1980s, custom made for Barbara Davis, 100% silk jacquard, knee-length short-sleeved dress of red with black and white, drop-waist, bold shoulder padding, fully lined in white silk and exquisitely finished, matching short jacket of black and white lined with red fabric matching the dress, four covered buttons, bound buttonholes, bold shoulders, most closely fits size 8-10, very good condition with no damage, $300




beautifully made coat from the early 1960s, perfectly draped textured rayon of rich cocoa brown with white grid check, double-breasted with covered buttons, belted back, inset waist pockets, no shoulder padding, full persimmon satin lining, no labels, fits sizes 6-8, very good condition with no damage, $90



lovely and cheerful sheath dress and jacket set, c1960, blue, yellow, and white stripes in an unusual fabric that feels like a cross between rayon, silk, and cotton, easy care and lightweight with a beautiful drape, short sleeved sheath dress fully lined, short open-front jacket with a single hook closure at the neck, no shoulder padding, also fully lined, label reads “an original by Parues Feinstein”, most closely fits size 8, very good condition with no damage, $80

Rei Kawakubo 1980s wool coat

September 9, 2008

inspirational designer Rei Kawakubo, Japanese designer for Comme des Garcons, black and white woven wool coat from the 1980s, hip length button-front coat, stand-up collar, flap-covered waist pockets, shoulder padding, sharply angled cutaway front hem, black silk lining, fits medium, 44-41-41, 17 shoulders, 22 sleeves, 30 1/2 length, very good condition with just one missing button in front, $135

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

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What a stunner! Dating to the early 1960s, this is a magnificently tailored silk satin jacket of royal blue, completely lined in kelly green silk. hand-stitching in the lining, bound buttonholes with fabric covered buttons, 3/4 sleeves, braiding around the collar, placket, and hem, inset Asian-style cutouts at the waist, label reads “Matthews, Beverly Hills, Palm Springs, New York”, most closely fits sizes 6-8, very good condition with no damage, $115


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