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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

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.

62 :: 1960's 'Ricci Michaels' Mayfair, couture evening dress. Made from blue satin silk with blue velvet appliqueing at the hem of the dress. The bodice is boned and shaped to figure hug, with velvet shoulder straps. Fully lined. Size 8. (1)...
Price Achieved: £.

63 :: A 1930's Gold Brocade Ball Gown. A Gold silk brocade ball gown with structured panelling, straps and low back, side fastenings (there is a big tear in the fabric at the back, very fragile). A further Black 1960's 'Hardy Amies' Long dress with tape lace bodice, silk sk...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

64 :: A 1950's 'Eve Valere' Knightsbridge Party dress, made from paper taffeta with a boned corsetted bodice, halter neck and very full skirt with feather motifs. Size 8. (2) A 1940's Lace Party Frock. This pretty gold coloured lace dress with light blue tulle showing through with a pretty ...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

65 :: 1940's 'Jonell' Floral Evening Dress and bolero. Beautiful cream grosgrain silk with floral print. A pretty pleated neckline with straps, a high waist, belt and layers of fabric joined with horizontal piping, billowing down to the floor. A pretty sleeved bolero. Size: 10...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

66 :: An Early 1940's Floral Crepe de Chine Evening Dress. This Beautiful Cream Crepe silk dress with colourful bouquets of flowers is gathered at the bust line with gathered straps. Gathered shawls of silk hanging and looping from front hip to back hip. Antique zip. Fully lined in creamy p...
Price Achieved: £.

67 :: A 1980's 'Jarin' by 'Rubin Parnis' Ball Gown. A Black silk watermarked dress with rouched white silk puffball sleeves. Large appliqued flowers made from ribbons of white silk. the skirt is full with plenty of petticoat underneath and back zip. (1)...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

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.

69 :: A 1970's Green Nylon Chiffon Evening Dress. And a further black rayon chiffon evening dress (2)...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

70 :: Two Cocktail Dresses. A 1950's Silk and Gold Lame handmade dress with shirring at neckline and waist, ornamental black buttons and belt. popper fastening at back. Size 8. And a further 1960's black silk and sequined dress labelled 'Cravero'. (2)...
Price Achieved: £180.00.

71 :: Three 1930's Chiffon Dresses. To include a stunning rose pink floral dress, bias cut and panelled to accentuate the figure, with tiers of chiffon creating a shawl line around the shoulders. The panels are diamond shape from the hips falling elegantly in folds of chiffon to the hem. There...
Price Achieved: £210.00.

72 :: Two 1940's Party Dresses. This 1940's Tulle and Red Satin Ballgown has been handmade with a shirred black tulle bodice following down to a gold embroidered hemline with appliqued red satin flowers over the red silk satin under dress. Size 6/8. A further halter-neck dress labelled '...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

73 :: WW11 1940's black evening dress. Heavy crepe fabric, handmade with coloured metal studs embellishing the neckline and sleeves. Padded shoulders, peplum style front waist with attached belt, original buttons down the front and side zip . (1)...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

74 :: Two Stunning 1930's Bias Cut Evening Gowns. A black and orange velvet dress with curved panel inserts to follow the line of the body. The front is open and revealing with a small crystal button to fasten at the neck, a simple orange and black velvet collar, the sleeves are medieval-style li...
Price Achieved: £140.00.

75 :: Two 1940's Evening Gowns. To include a scarlet silk velvet gown with bustle ruffles at the hips, gathered down the front and pleated around the top of the skirt. Plenty of movement, colour and vibrance. A shawl neckline with scooped back to a metal zip and back fasteners. Size 8/10. A ...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

76 :: 1930's Satin Floral Housecoat. Elegant housecoat with large floral motifs on a heavy satin silk black ground. Beautifully cut to follow the figure, with pretty piped collar, buttons down to the waist, 3/4 length sleeves with piped cuffs and a belt. Size 10. (1)...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

76A :: 1930's Gold Lame Dress handmade, with curved straps, a pretty sparkly broach sewn in at the front of the dress, small fabric buttons down the back and a zip which has been added over time. (1)...
Price Achieved: £160.00.

77 :: Three 1940's Day dresses. To include A Beautiful Yellow rayon Crepe Day dress with frogging detail and pretty front pleating to the skirt. The shoulders are padded, 3/4 length sleeves, side metal zip and small belt. Size 12. A further 1940's dark blue heavy vintage fabric with cr...
Price Achieved: £.

77A :: A 1940's White Work Organza Dress. This cotton organza dress has been embroidered and white worked around the bodice, with shirring under the arms. The hem has been scolloped and embroidered with flowers, stems and foliage. There is a side metal zip (1)...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

78 :: A 1950's Barri-Moore Knightsbridge Evening Gown. An elegant black chiffon dress, with a rouched, boned, shaped bust and pretty pleated chiffon shoulder straps. Dashes of Diamante embellish the dress which is fully lined, with a back zip. Size 12. And a further 1970's 'Frank Usher' fl...
Price Achieved: £.

79 :: A 1940's WW11 Day Dress. This gorgeous silk dress is classic of this time printed in floral patriotic colours, carefully made at home with a high waist, pulled in with a belt, slightly gathered skirt, with a side zip to ensure nipped in waist. And a further black 1940's ja...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

80 :: Two 1930's Evening Gowns. To include A 1930's bias cut black satin evening dress, with classical Art Deco diamond shaped panel at the front and back with diagonal panels running from below the hip to create elegant fabric folds from the knee down ( free to dance) The front bodice h...
Price Achieved: £.

80A :: An Edwardian Dress Labelled 'Madame Hayward' '57 and 58 New Bond St'. This dress conjurers seductive elegance. The fabric is heavy black crepe silk, the front neckline plunges to the waist, there would have been a vanity vest worn! There is a popper fastening and diagonal pleated det...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

81 :: A1940's Party Dress. A Black Rayon and silk chiffon dress with delightful diamante adorning the high velvet waistband. The dress has side hook and eye fastenings. (1)...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

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.