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1960s and 70s Fashion
The fashions of the mid 60s were a radical change from the 1950s, and the 1970s were just as much of a shift from the 60s. From Preppie to Mod to
Hippie to Disco was a wild ride you can see here in our day and party dresses, suits and tops.

1960s Mod Orange Barathea Dress by Nat Kaplan
Order #D2627
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1960s Mod Orange Barathea Dress by Nat Kaplan SZ S

The coloring on this dress is brilliant! Orange with green and metallic gold paisleys throughout - this one won't go unnoticed in the crowd. The wrap over front is sleeveless, with a wide belt and a ball button loop closure all the way down the skirt. The hem slit can be buttoned all the way down, or opened up to 12". The side belt closes at the venter back with hooks. It's currently at about 8: up from the hem. The dress is fully interlined and the nylon zipper is hand set.

Labels: Nat Kaplan New York and ILGWU 1963 - 1972

Size: Bust: 36", Waist: 29", Hips: 42", CB Neck to Waist: 15.5", Waist to Hem: 22", Hem Sweep: 48".

Condition: Excellent. The belt has been extended at the back with matching material.

Price: $115
1960s Pink and Blue Cotton Blend Print Maxi Dress by Vested Gentress
Order #D2628
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1960s Pink and Blue Cotton Blend Print Maxi Dress by Vested Gentress SZ S

These cotton prints by The Bested Gentress were always whimsical and sweetly done. This 1960s maxi has aqua and green trees on a pink ground with cats, tigers, alligators, and bears peeking out from the woods. A coordinating aqua is used at the neckline and the bows at the top of the side vents. This dress is interlined in white cotton and has a nylon coil zipper.

Label: Hand Screened Print The Vested Gentress Valley Forge, PA 85% Dacron Polyester 35% Cotton

Size: Labeled a 10. Bust: 36", Waist: 32", Hips: 38", Shoulders: 14", CB Neck to Hem: 51",Hem Sweep: 52".

Condition: Excellent.
Price: $110
>1970s Vintage Silk Hot Tropical Pink Halter Maxi Dress
Order#D2625
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1970s Vintage Silk Hot Tropical Pink Halter Maxi Dress SZ S/M

This simple halter dress is a wonderful use of a stunning big tone on tone tropical floral print. The fabric is a silk shantung, and is interlined throughout. The halted neckline is curved with an empire seam and the skirt is gently flared to the hem. CB nylon coil zipper and a bone in the narrow bodice at the back as well. There are tapes inside to slide over a strapless bra.

Label: Boutique Chantal

Size: Bust: 35", Underbust: 32", Waist: 32", Hips: 42", Side Underbust to Hem: 45", Approx. Shoulder to Hem: 59", Hem Sweep: 67".

Condition: Excellent.

Price: $95
1970s Dark Chocolate Leather Vintage Jacket
Order #O376
1970s Dark Chocolate Leather Vintage Jacket SZ S/M

This early 70s leather jacket has the wide lapels and big stitching details we have come to expect from the 1970s. The color is a very dark chocolate, not quite black. The contrast stitching outlines everything, including the half belts, pockets with welts and button tabs, seaming and collar. The jacket buttons center front and is lined in taffeta.

Label: only a Lot and Size label.

Size: Labeled a 12. Bust: 40", Waist:30",Hips: 46", Shoulders: 16", Sleeves: 22", CB Neck to Waist: 16" , Neck to Hem: 32".

Condition: No holes or stains. It is a bit 'creaky' when worn. The front buttons have been replaced, see photos to compare with pocket buttons.

Price: $75
Vintage 1960s Aqua Blue and Black Striped Wool Knit Jacket
Order #SW150
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Vintage 1960s Aqua Blue and Black Striped Wool Knit Jacket
SZ S/M

This is a neat 1960s era wool knit short jacket in aqua blue and black stripes. It is a simple cut with front darts and a loose back but does have same waist shaping at the sides. The front closes with green plastic buttons. The jacket is unlined.

Label: none

Size: Measurements taken flat and un-stretched.Jacket: Bust: 38", Waist: 30", Shoulders: 15", Sleeves: 22", CB Neck to Hem: 17.5".

Condition: Excellent. No holes or stains.

Price: $30
Vintage 1960s Black Chiffon Over Crepe Cocktail Mod Mini Dress
Order #D2609
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Vintage 1960s Black Chiffon Over Crepe Cocktail Mod Mini Dress
SZ S

What a fun mini dress - tent shape chiffon overdress over a fitted black heavy crepe sheath. The over dress gathers at the stand collar and is loose at the armholes and center back to allow room to get to the zipper. The collar has a band of typical 1960s metallic and sequin trims in old gold and silver.

Label: none

Size: Measurements of the fitted underdress: Dress: Bust: 34", Waist: 32", Hips: 40", CB Neck to Waist: 16", to Hem: 35", Hem Sweep: 48"

Condition: Very Good, one small break in chiffon near hem as shown.  

Price: $45
 Vintage 1960s Hot Pink Silk Shantung Coat & Beaded Gown by <i>Malcom Starr </i>SZ S/M
Order #D2616
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Vintage 1960s Hot Pink Silk Shantung Coat & Beaded Gown by Malcom Starr SZ S/M

I couldn't get the intensity of the pink in the photos. It really is hot, shocking pink. This evening set has a full-length double-breasted coat with beaded collar, pink satin lining, big covered buttons, bound buttonholes and back 1/2 belt to snug it in. The matching gown is sleeveless, with an Empire waist, fitted torso and full length flared skirt. The entire bodice is beaded in 3-D bugle bead paisley shapes with glass beads and rhinestones accents.  The dress is fully lined as well. And has a handset back metal zipper. This is substantial set. Malcom Starr was a good label and made very high-quality garments.

Label: Both pieces labeled: Malcom Starr Made in Hong Kong British Crown Colony

Size: Labeled a 14. Coat: Bust: 39", Waist: 32", Hips: 42", Shoulders: 16", Sleeves: 22.25",CB Neck to waist: 16", to Hem: 58", Hem Sweep: 76".
Dress: Bust: 38", Waist: 30", Hips: 39", Shoulder to Waist: approx.16", to Hem: 58", Hem Sweep: 62".
Condition: Coat: An area of light soiling on the coat sleeve as shown, and some soil along hem edge. more on inside. Dress - excellent, hemmed up 3/4".   

Price: $275
Vintage Mod 1960s Blue White Cotton Spring Coat with Black Beaded Buttons SZ M/L
Order #O459
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Vintage Mod 1960s Blue White Cotton Spring Coat with Black Beaded Buttons SZ M/L

Now this is Mod! This great asymmetrically but lightweight coat has curved front, drop shoulder, elbow length sleeves and a stand away neckline. The buttons are large black beaded 1/2 ball style with bound buttonholes. The back of the coat is cut quite full, almost a square. Lined in white taffeta.
Neck scarf not included. 

Label: none

Size: Bust: 56", Waist: 56", Shoulders: approx. 16", CB Neck to Hem: 41", Hem Sweep: 60".
 
Condition: Excellent. Clean, no holes, no stains.

Price: $84
1970s Ethnic Style Braid Trimmed Vintage Blouse in White and Green
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1970s Ethnic Style Braid Trimmed Vintage Blouse in White and Green Size S/M

I'd have loved this blouse in the day with its white slubbed gauze rayon/cotton fabric and green and orange braid trims and finishes. The front neckline has bobble buttons and loops as do the wide, braid trimmed cuffs. The side seams have hem vents with trim as well.

Label: none

Size:  labeled 40. Bust: 38", Hips: 38", Shoulders: 16", Sleeves: 21", CB Neck to Hem: 23".

Condition: Excellent

Price: $35
1970 Vintage Abstract Printed Silk Twill Dress by B.H. Wragge Sz S/M

Order #D2546
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1970 Vintage Abstract Printed Silk Twill Dress by B.H. Wragge Sz S/M

I adore that Wragge actually dated their label. This 1970 dress is a marvelous , bold print in orange, yellow, aqua, rose and fuchsia. The style is simple - open shirt style collar, 3/4 flared sleeves and tent silhouette. This is beautifully made, with a silk lining, handset metal zipper and hand sewn hem. And side pockets, too! Wragge made good quality ready to wear for the younger American market. And did it well.

Label: BH Wragge 70

Size: Bust: 36", Waist: 34", Hips: 40", Shoulders: 15", Sleeves: 20",CB Neck to Hem: 38.5", Sweep: 50".

Condition: Excellent but for one stain as shown at left side back low waist.

Price: $85
>Vintage 1960s Mod Black and White Rayon Summer Maternity Dress

Order #D2543
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Vintage 1960s Leather and Wool 2 Pc Suit SZ M

What a pretty and complex plaid color scheme in gold, greens and red. The unlined jacket/ top is a lightweight wool with a gold leather front and matching plastic covered buttons. There are small side vents at the waist. The straight skirt matches the back and sleeves with a side metal zipper.

Label: Dorothy Korby all wool

Condition: exterior is excellent, no spots, stains, wear or holes.

Size: Labeled a SZ 14. Jacket: Bust: 42", Waist: 37", Shoulders: 16", Sleeves: 18", CB neck to Hem: 18".
Skirt: Waist: 28", Hips: 42", Waist to Hem: 23.5", Hem Sweep: 48"

Price: $45
Vintage 1960s Oyster Silk 2 Pc Suit by Ben Reig

Order #D2541
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Vintage 1960s Oyster Silk 2 Pc Suit by Ben Reig SZ M

Lovely details on this 1960s silk suit. The top button has a darted tab, there are bound buttonholes, and the pockets are cleverly seamed to match the front darts. The pockets button with the buttonhole a part of the seam, and the sleeve vents are practical. The jacket is fully lined in silk, and the skirt is partially lined. Side zipper to close. L.S. Ayres has wonderful things, and the Crystal Room was their top of the line. Ben Reig was a high quality NY maker of very nice womenswear.

Label: Ben Reig New York & Crystal Room L.S. Ayres & Co. of Indiana

Condition: no spots, light underarm stains, no holes. The cuff buttons are replacements, but very similar.

Size:Jacket: Bust: 38", Waist: 35", Shoulders: 15.5", Sleeves: 19.5", CB Neck to Hem: 20.5"
Skirt: Waist: 31", Hips: 40", Waist to Hem: 21.5", Hem Sweep: 43"

Price: $55
1960s Vintage Beaded Wool Tweed Top and Skirt Set

Order #D2532
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1960s Vintage Beaded Wool Tweed Top and Skirt Set SZ S/M

This 1960s top and skirt set has a great pocket detail plus it's very nice black and white wool tweed. The skirt is a straight cut with side metal zipper. The top is sleeveless and V necked with a CB metal zip. As to those pockets: each is covered with black glass beaded braid with loads of drops. There's a lot of movement here! Neat detail.

Label: Arbe and ILGWU 1963 - 1974

Size: Both pieces labeled a 14. Bust: 40", Waist: 33", Hips: 40", CB Neck to Waist: 17", Neck to Hem: 22"
Skirt: Waist: 26", Hips: 42", Waist to Hem: 23", Hem Sweep: 44"

Condition: Excellent, No holes, spots or stains.

Price: $45

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