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16th Oct 2014 Couture and Vintage Clothing

Couture and Vintage Clothing

Saturday 11th October - 10am to 12 noon

Tuesday 14th October - 9am to 5pm

Wednesday 15th October - 9am to 7pm

Morning of the sale

Sale time: 11am

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

83 :: Early 1900's Charles Frederick Worth Gown. Label No. 72.32.5. This sumptuous historical gown made by the Father of Haute-Couture. Was probably made in Paris in the latter part of his hugely successful world of fashion. This dress reflects his passion for meticulous detail and lavish fabric...
Price Achieved: £1000.00.

219A :: 1930's Exquisite Kashmir embroidered formal evening coat. 1930's Exquisite Kashmir embroidered formal evening coat.  This very elegant, regal evening coat was made especially for a member British Raj's wife in Kashmir at the end of the 1930's.  Classic kashida hand embroidery depict...
Price Achieved: £850.00.

68 :: A 1950's 'Jean Patou' Haute Couture Lace Dress numbered 28005. Hand made from a linen silk mix fabric. The panels have been cut to follow the line of the body with fine black silk Chantilly lace tiered horizontally around the dress. The neckline is trimmed with soft silk velvet which fol...
Price Achieved: £700.00.

81A :: Late 1940's Chiffon Hobble Dress. This dress is both hobble underneath and puffball around. Labelled 'Tirwhoni' Milan. Beautifully structured with inner boned and corsetted bodice with lots of hooks and eyes pulling you in at the back, also a metal inner zip. An outer zip holds...
Price Achieved: £320.00.

82 :: Two Flapper Dresses. A 1920's Silver Assuit Dress with green silk lining. This adorable dress has been handmade with inner bras structuring. The front is gathered to create folds around the bosom and hangs straight to the knee. There is a small opening at the back with one hook and eye fast...
Price Achieved: £320.00.

99 :: 'Vogue Paris Original' Linen dress Suit. Handmade from a Vogue pattern from the 1960's. A cream/beige linen dress with zip at the back, jacket beautifully sewn with original buttons. Size 14/16. (2)...
Price Achieved: £320.00.

45 :: 1960's 'Yves Saint Laurent' Gypsy Collection Skirt and Blouse. A soft black silk velvet blouse/jacket with low cut front and lacing. Slightly puffed sleeves. Beautiful nipped waist. Size 40. A burgundy and black shot silk watermarked full skirt falling in folds to the ankle. A long sash belt wraps...
Price Achieved: £310.00.

23 :: Two Iconic 1970's Day Dresses. To include an Ossie Clarke with Celia Birtwell style brown crepe day Dry Stylish printed silk cuffs, with repeated print on collar and waistband. Side Metal zip, front fastenings, size 10. No label. A Lee Bender at 'Bus Stop' Satin silk dress with ro...
Price Achieved: £300.00.

61 :: Two Iconic 1970's Designer Dresses. To include a '1970's Ossie Clark' Evening Dress. This black evening dress is made from a heavy rayon crepe, with vertical pleats at the front with open plunge neck to the waistline. Wrapping around the waist with an open back and voluminous sleev...
Price Achieved: £280.00.

198 :: A 1970's woollen dress, colourful symmetric design hand knit maxi dress. No label. Size 10. An 'Alice Pollock' knitwear woollen cardigan/coat with a tie belt fastening....
Price Achieved: £260.00.

1 :: A collection of Couture Vintage 1950's/60's cocktail dresses. A 'Maxines, Pittsburgh' soft apricot coloured linen dress with a sequined and embroidered bolero jacket. The dress has been cut to figure hug, beautifully feminine, with a bow at the waist and buttons on the shoulders. The jacket ...
Price Achieved: £75.00.

2 :: A collection of Couture Vintage Silk Chiffon Cocktail Dresses. A 1960's 'Lachasse, London' floral print silk chiffon dress. Beautifully structured with an inner metal zip, and outer zip, belt detail and pretty bow at the back of the dress. Size 12. A fabulous brightly coloured, v...
Price Achieved: £75.00.

3 :: A 1960's House Coat. Brown printed dressing gown/house coat which hangs beautifully, ties on the inside has a ribbon belt and pockets. A red velvet devore evening jacket with pretty shell clasp and a further silk floral bolero jacket. (3)...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

4 :: A Silk 80's 'Jaeger' Dress. This very elegant black and white silk dress, sophisticated, hangs beautifully with a cross over front, elasticated waist, padded shoulders and long sleeves. Size 10. A further 1970's black and red checked shirtwaister with pockets, belt and button...
Price Achieved: £.

5 :: A 1950's Lace Bias Cut Dress with Bolero Jacket. A pretty dress with a deep cut back, little bolero jacket. Size 10. (lace in bad repair around arms) A 1950's blue satin cocktail dress with cutwork floral front detail, labelled 'Helen Kaye' Size 10. A 1950's Elegan...
Price Achieved: £.

6 :: 1975 'In Vogue' Book unopened. And a further hardback 'In Vogue' book. (2)...
Price Achieved: £.

7 :: 1970's 'Mary McFadden' Silk Dress. A pretty black silk pleated dress with a floral waistband and hemline. Poppers and button fastenings at the front of the dress. Size 12. A further 1970's Cotton Print 'Leonard Dress' floral print above the knee. Size 10/12....
Price Achieved: £.

8 :: An Early 1970's Lee Bender at 'Bus Stop' London Dress. A wrap around dress made from a heavy black rayon fabric with art deco motifs, pretty gathered collar, sleeves. Size 10. A Early 1970's 'Bus Stop' Floral cotton blouse (buttons missing). A stripey black brown an...
Price Achieved: £80.00.

8A :: Two 1970's 'Rumak Sample' Couture Maxi Dresses. The Black floral dress has large billowing chiffon sleeves, an empire line bodice trimmed with a trio of ribbons. Size 10. A further turquoise chiffon dress with the classic dirndl style bodice. The front has a round silk embroidered panel with bi...
Price Achieved: £.

9 :: Two 1970's 'Valerie Goad' Couture Maxi Dresses. To include a maxi dress with empire line royal blue velvet bodice with floaty soft muslin sleeves edged in orange velvet ribbon, floral skirts fall away from the bodice with a full satin lining. Size 8/10. A further ruby red velvet empire lined bo...
Price Achieved: £.

9A :: A 1970's Floral Cotton Maxi Dress. This beautiful dress has been hand-made. The fabric is a wonderful heavy woven cotton in bright autumn colours. The sleeves are fitted and balloon out from the elbows down to the wrist where they are buttoned at the cuff. Pretty gathering on the f...
Price Achieved: £35.00.

10 :: A 1950's Silk Print 'Frank Usher' Dress. Pretty blue and grey repeat pattern print on soft fully lined silk. A low back with metal zip. With an early liberty blue print silk scarf and two further silk scarves. (4)...
Price Achieved: £45.00.

10A :: A 1970's Metallic Off the Shoulder Evening Dress. Elasticated around the neckline and shoulders with small bows repeated at the ruffle hemline, lined throughout. A further evening dress with a beaded and sculpted bodice with a lined chiffon skirt and side zip. (2)...
Price Achieved: £.

11 :: A 1970's 'Kate Beaver' Hand printed dress 'Little people' pattern. A wonderful example of a 1970's dress, made from velvet with block print design around the skirt. Size 10. After leaving art school in 1957, Kate took inspiration from Aubrey Beardsley and began appliqu...
Price Achieved: £.

12 :: A 1960's 'Gina Fratini' White Cotton Dress. A beautiful lawn cotton dress with pintucking and lace. A drop waist with long sleeves tightened at the cuff. A separate white cotton slip with back zip. Size 10. (1))...
Price Achieved: £.

12A :: A 1970's Jean Varon Evening Dress. A 1970's Jean Varon Evening Dress.  Soft jersey 100% Rayon viscose.  Red pleated high neck following down to the waist.  Pleated inset from the hip.  The dress is fastened at the front down to below the hip. Size 12.  ...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

13 :: A 1970's Silver Knitted Dress. Silver and grey knitted dress, the fabric is very weighty falling around the figure beautifully with wonderful puffed sleeves fitted from the elbow to the wrist. There are buttons down the back of the dress and in-built pull tight belt. Size 10 (1)...
Price Achieved: £75.00.

14 :: A 1970's Yuki For Liberty Dress. A Classic draped white jersey dress with a heavy white glass beaded neckline, long sleeves and beautiful draped back. This dress has a tiny waist! Size 6.(1)...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

15 :: A Group of Three Evening Dresses. To include a 1980's Saks Fifth Avenue Heavy Black velvet dress with gold bead work and thread around the bust, small straps, back zip and fully lined. A further 1980's Floaty dress labelled 'in arabic!' made from blue and grey chiffon...
Price Achieved: £.

16 :: Two Silk Dresses. A 1950's paper taffetta silk silver dress with floral motifs, crossover front, with diagonal drop waist and pleated skirt, separate silk petticoat. Size 10. A further 1960's silk floral evening dress with crossover front held with a gold broach, shawl back, ...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

17 :: A 1980's Jacques Azagury' tulip dress. This very elegant dress, made from dark blue pure silk with small silver metallic polka dots is a 1980's classic with the slightly padded shoulders to accentuate a broad back, puffed sleeves, rouched in around the waist with a pleated ruffle a...
Price Achieved: £.

18 :: A 'Zandra Rhodes' Slinky black jersey dress. With copper piping straps. Size 10. A 'Zandra Rhodes' fucia pink silk satin sash. And a further 1960's 'Janice Wainwright' Forty Seven Poland Street, skirt and top made from black viscose with sparkly detail at the hem, pockets on the skirt...
Price Achieved: £55.00.

19 :: A 1970's Leopard Print Jumpsuit buttons down the front with flared turn up trousers. Size 10. A 1960's Italian silk lime green, psychedelic floral trouser suite. Size 10. (2)...
Price Achieved: £.

20 :: A 1960's Hand Woven Dress. South American inspired, Bright pinks, red and gold yarns woven, Labelled 'Christie Anne'. Size 10. A further 1970's 'J.M.Marienelli' Nice black A-line maxi skirt, with colourful felt fabric, flower applique and detailing. made in Fr...
Price Achieved: £110.00.

21 :: A 1970's 'Jeff Banks' Skirt and Top. Brushed cotton boho style, with a pretty layered floral print skirt with colourful button detail at the side. A contrasting plaid top with mexican style badge on shoulder and jacket front. Size 12. A further 'Janet Moira' boho style s...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

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