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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 in the day and party dresses, suits and tops.

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
 1960s Vintage Lilli Ann Coat in Ice Blue with Silver Mink SZ S
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1960s Vintage Lilli Ann Coat in Ice Blue with Silver Mink SZ S
 
O451 Such a pretty, pretty 1960s coat. It is a Lilli Ann and it shows. It is well made of quality materials. The ice blue wool has a lovely soft ribbed texture used on the horizontal to compliment the fur hem band and the collar. The hem band helps the A-line silhouette by supporting the hem width. Covered buttons and bound buttons close the front, while the collar closes with fur hooks. The 7/8 length sleeves are raglan at the front and cut in in with the back. Martin’s was located on Baltimore St. in Cumberland in 1950s at least.

Labels: Lilli Ann Paris San Francisco, Martin’s Cumberland, MD.
   
Size: Bust: 39”, Waist: 36”; Hips:46.5”, Shoulders: approx.15”, approx. Sleeves: 21”, CB Neck to Hem: 36”, Hem Sweep: 50”

Condition: Excellent, with no holes, spots or stains. Taffeta lining is clean as well The coat hem has been let down, including the fur hem band – and done quite well.

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1960s Vintage Screen Landscape Print Pullover Sweater by Darlene SZ M

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1960s Vintage Screen Landscape Print Pullover Sweater by Darlene
SZ M

What a cool abstract print of mountains and trees in yellow, brown and green. This angora and wool blend sweater is a pullover with a back neckline zipper, straight cut and Ύ length sleeves. The Darlene label did some very nice printed sweaters.    

Labels: Fully Fashioned of Angelon by Darlene. Made in U.S.A. 50% French Angora Rabbit Hair 40% Lamb’s wool 10% Nylon, An Exclusive hand-screen print by Darlene. Darlene Knitwear, Inc.

Size: Measurements un-stretched. Bust: 40”,Hips: 34”,Shoulders: 15”, Sleeves: 18.5”, CB Neck to Hem: 21.25”.

Condition: No holes, freshly hand washed. There is a cluster of brown spots at the left back shoulder near the zipper.

Price: $60
1970 Vintage Abstract Printed Silk Twill Dress by B.H. Wragge Sz S/M

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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, Ύ flare 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: $100
>Vintage 1960s Mod Black and White Rayon Summer Maternity Dress

Order #D2531
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Vintage 1960s Mod Black and White Rayon Summer Maternity Dress SZ S-M

The perfect maternity dress for the vintage dress lover. This is a black and white dress - seamed fabrics, not print - with diagonal lines and a solid black back. There is a sweet bow on the right side. The sleeveless cut and wide neckline make it great for summer. Center back metal zipper to close.

Label: Jamι Girl by Maternity Exclusives 65% Rayon 35% Acetate

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

Size: Labeled a SZ 11. Bust: 38”, Waist: 39”, Shoulders: 14.5”, Hips: 40: CB Neck to Hem: 33.5”, Hem Sweep: 42"

Price: $60
>Vintage 1960s Mod Black and White Rayon Summer Maternity Dress

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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: $52
Vintage 1960s Oyster Silk 2 Pc Suit by Ben Reig

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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: $60
1960s Vintage Beaded Wool Tweed Top and Skirt Set

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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 1964 - 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: $55
1960s Vintage Raw Silk Tussah Coat by Vera Maxwell

Order #MB568
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1960s Vintage Raw Silk Tussah Coat by Vera Maxwell SZ M

This 1960s straight cut coat by Vera Maxwell ( best known for her Speed Suit) has some fine details. It’s a rough natural tussah silk with silk lining. The closure is one large mother of pearl statement button . There are two large patch pockets, plus two welt pocket right below them. The sleeve is a kimono cut on the bias. A neat spring or fall town coat.
By a leading American designer of her time.

Label: Vera Maxwell Original

Size: Bust: 44”, Waist: 42”, Shoulders: 15“ - 16“, Sleeves: 20.5”,CB Neck to Hem: 42”, Hips: 44”, Hem Sweep: 50"

Condition: Excellent, No holes, One spot on the label.

Price: $95

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