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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.

 

Full Catalogue

21A :: An Iconic 1970's Jacket and Dress Suit. Blue and white woollen tweed dress and jacket. The dress is sleeveless with a neckline woven in plaid with orange wool. The skirt has kick pleats at the front, a neat belt at the waist, lined throughout with a back zip. The jacket is cropped...
Price Achieved: £.

22 :: Two Early 1970's 'Marion Foale and Sally Tuffin' Dresses. Two wonderful dresses from the 'Queens of Carnaby Street', they were cutting edge 60's designers. To include a floral and geometric print clash look tent dress pure cotton. Size 12. A further cotton mid-calf length...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

22A :: A 1970's 'Liberty' Skirt and Blouse. Paisley print, light cotton blouse and skirt suit with pretty front button detail on the skirt which is fully lined with zip at the back. (1)...
Price Achieved: £.

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.

24 :: A 1950's Pink floral Cotton Sun Suit with swimming costume under the wrap around skirt. Metal zip down the back. Size 10. And a yellow soft silk Spanish Designer dress Size 10. (2)...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

25 :: Two 1980's Spectacular Beaded Dresses. To include a gold sequined and beaded dress, with padded epaulette's creating a classic broad shoulder effect. The sequins and beads create motifs of leaves, the weight is vintage and the look is futuristic. Labelled 'Ultra Design' made in India....
Price Achieved: £.

26 :: 1950's Beaded & Sequined Red Dress. This is a beautiful heavy vintage dress on a red silk ground, with a long metal zip down the back. The dress is worn on the shoulders. Size 10/12. A further three beaded dresses from the 80's and 90's. (4)...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

27 :: Three Beaded and sequined Evening Dresses. To include a pearly pink sequined and beaded dress on a silk crepe de chine ground. Labelled 'Naeem Khan' Riazee nights, fitted beautifully with a beaded tulled front and stunning scooped back with halter neck detail. Size 8/10. A further ...
Price Achieved: £.

28 :: A Stunning Glittering Gold Sequined Dress. This has to have been made for the red carpet! The bodice has an inner corset, pulling the body in at all the right places with a revealing low cut front, a slit to the top of the leg, labelled 'Trashy' America. (1)...
Price Achieved: £.

29 :: A 1980's Strapless Puffball Dress. Labelled 'Eugene Alexander' American designer. This dress has a black sequined bodice, with a puffball skirt of copper metallic and black spots, with a large bow on the front waist line. Size 10. A further turquoise silk beaded dress and a yellow a...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

30 :: Three 1980's Beaded Cocktail Dresses. To include a 'Fabrige' Silhouette, Elegant and sophisticated with blue, green, gold and silver beadwork, padded shoulders and zip down the back. A further black sequined and latticed beadwork dress on a fine black silk ground, labelled 'N...
Price Achieved: £.

31 :: Three Black Cocktail Dresses. To include Maison Magic sequined dress with long netted sleeves. A black pure silk beaded lattice work 'Laurence Kazar' dress and a further rouched chiffon silk black cocktail dress. (3)...
Price Achieved: £.

32 :: A 1960's black lace 'Betsey Johnson' dress and cardigan. Pretty black lace dress with velvet flower trim, a separate cardigan with pretty red faceted buttons on a velvet trim. (1)...
Price Achieved: £.

32A :: A 1980's Pure Silk 'Liancarlo' dress. White silk bodice with scooped V-Front neckline, buttons down the back to a clashing red and fuschia pink gathered waistband covering the hips and joining with an elegant straight bubbled silk skirt....
Price Achieved: £.

33 :: A 1980's Black velvet 'Victor Costa' Evening Dress. Beautifully structured silk velvet evening dress with a rouched waistband with an elegant opening side flap, to help dancing. Size 10. A further black Silk and velvet long dress with red satin ruffled back with opening to the knee. (2)...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

33A :: A Beautiful Ball Gown With Train. This must have been made for a special occasion, there is no label, but the dress is simple and yet looks glorious, with the strapless top, slightly boned, beautiful silk ruffle standing up, the fabric is soft and flowing, falling down to a long s...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

34 :: A 'Victor Costa' Black Velvet Cocktail Dress. Silk velvet above the knee cocktail dress, with cross strap detail at front, square back with zip. (Mark on hem at back). Size10. And a further tiger sequined cocktail dress labelled 'Mark & John' by Bophal. Size M. (2)...
Price Achieved: £.

34A :: A 1980's Red 'Rae Phillips inc' Evening dress. Absolutely stunning silk dress, sculptured fabric stiffened in the lining and looks wonderful. Very small Size 6/8....
Price Achieved: £.

35 :: A 'Gianni Versace' Couture Dress. A sparkly black lurex evening dress with sculptured boned bodice, a pink and green beaded stripe at front, thin black straps and side zip. Size 42. (unworn with labels). A further 1960's red silk long dress with gold beadwork on plaited straps creating ...
Price Achieved: £170.00.

36 :: A 'John Paul Gaultier' Femme Zipper Dress. Black jersey fabric with a metal zip running across the shoulder, a zip running down the entire side of the dress. Four horizontal zips running parrallel with each other creating a drop waist effect, with chains hanging from the zip end. The skirt...
Price Achieved: £140.00.

36A :: A 'Jean Paul Gaultier' Femme Zipper Dress. A maroon jersey dress, slim fitting with 70's style collar open neck with glass buttons. Long slim fitting sleeves. Over laid seam detail. A metal zip running cleverly on a curve around the waist, with longer back skirt. Size 10....
Price Achieved: £80.00.

37 :: 1960's Arnold Scaasi Couture Dress. A black petal dress with 3/4 length sleeves, and silk gazarre with velvet around the hem....
Price Achieved: £50.00.

38 :: A 1960's 'John Cavanagh' Couture Evening Dress. An elegant dress with an inner boned and sculpted bodice with inner zip. Very soft, thick, heavy silver blue silk with crystal glass and small white beads sewn onto a silver threaded trim, embellishing the neckline and panels down both side...
Price Achieved: £.

38A :: A 1960's Hand Beaded Wool Knitted Dress. The dress is finely knitted from very soft wool and covered in sequins, pearls, diamante and beads lovingly hand sewn. Very heavy vintage dress, beautifully fitted with a scooped back, V-neck front and a slit up to the knee for easy walking...
Price Achieved: £80.00.

39 :: Two Italian Designer Dresses. A 1970's 'Paganne' Blue and cream printed dress, a print set around a bicycle theme depicting wheels,cogs, chains and people having fun. The dress is made from polyester, has a slit at the side and a pretty attached shawl. Size 10 And a further 197...
Price Achieved: £90.00.