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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

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.

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.

84 :: A 1930's Chantilly Lace and net dress. Black and Rose Pink Lace Dress. This very pretty dress has a side opening fastened with poppers, there is a small amount of damage on the lace. Size 8. (1)...
Price Achieved: £.

85 :: 1900's Navy Beaded & Chiffon Dress. This beautiful fine chiffon dress has been hand beaded in tiny blue tinted red beads. The dress is heavy from the bead work, which hangs against an under garment of magenta silk, whose colour has been protected and remains vibrant. The dress has l...
Price Achieved: £180.00.

86 :: 1920's black Tulle and jet beaded dress. ...
Price Achieved: £80.00.

87 :: 1920's Silk Organdy Cocktail Dress. A soft musky rose pink dress with a sculpted neckline and a layered skirt. The dress has been altered at a later date, with a metal zip at the side and a mauve silk sash added on. Size 8/10...
Price Achieved: £.

87A :: A 1930's Black Sequined Ball Gown. A bias-cut slim lined fully sequined onto fine tulle. The front has a v-shaped beaded fringe. (1)...
Price Achieved: £.

88 :: 1980's Jean Muir Suit. An elegant lilac coloured all wool, tailored jacket with silk lining, glass buttons, pockets, Size 10. A wrap around skirt, with pockets and glass buttons. Size 14. Late 1980's Nicole Farhi Rust red silk (acetate) ladies suit. Extremely smart, the jacket has...
Price Achieved: £.

89 :: A 1990's Velvet Evening Coat. Beautiful soft velvet with silk lining With a feux fur collar,. And a pretty silk black cocktail dress (2)...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

90 :: A Jean Muir ladies linen Suit. A blue plaid jacket with padded shoulders, glass beads 1960's style, with straight skirt above the knee. Size 12. A further 'Jaeger' suit, plaid blue and cream 3/4 length coat with knee length skirt. Size 14....
Price Achieved: £.

91 :: Two 'Pleats Please' 'Issey Miyake' Jackets. A blue jacket and a longer black coat with tassels....
Price Achieved: £.

92 :: A 1970's 'Bill Gibb' Trouser Suit. The suit is made from 100% New Wool, a dark maroon and musk pink sleeveless jacket, with swing back and side detail, front pockets. The trousers are sculpted at the hem with ski pant zips. (2)...
Price Achieved: £.

93 :: A 1960's 'Susan Small' Dress & Jacket. A black shift dress with front bow detail on fitted waist, back metal zip. A pretty cropped jacket with white lace ruffle around collar and cuffs, black glass bead buttons. Size 12. A further black 1950's grosgrain rayon cocktail dress, with l...
Price Achieved: £.

94 :: A Christian LeCroix' Paris Trouser Suit. This classic piece of 1980's flambouyant design is a reminder of the ostentatious 80's. Brightly coloured wool and mohair jacket with velvet applique detail, beautifully tailored with large pockets and smart gold buttons with enameled cent...
Price Achieved: £.

95 :: 1950's Pierre Balmain New York - Paris Tweed Suit. Labelled Montaldo's. The jacket has been cut and tailored to create a beautifully feminine nipped in waist with an elegant diamond shaped panel at the front, diagonally shaped pockets, double breasted original black glass buttons. ...
Price Achieved: £.

96 :: A 1980's 'Thierry Mugler Activ' Linen Suit. Highly structured, classic black linen jacket with an elegant nipped in waist, Art deco style collar, styled peplum waist with button detail at the back. A simple straight linen skirt on the knee with a kick pleat at the back. Size 10 (2)...
Price Achieved: £.

96A :: A 1980's Thierry Mugler Suit. A deep rose pink highly structured suit. As described in 'Vintage Fashion' ''The designer's overtly sexy, fetishistic silhouette was defined by broad shoulders and a defined waist, making his extreme proportions almost body disto...
Price Achieved: £.

97 :: A 1980's 'Thierry Mugler Paris' Cream Trouser Suit. A cream jacket with snakeskin trim, padded shoulders and pockets Size: 40. Elegant high-waisted trousers Size: 40...
Price Achieved: £.

98 :: A 1940's Burgundy Suit. Heavy vintage rayon crepe fitted and detailed top with metal zip down the back and long sleeves with metal zips at cuffs. A pretty straight skirt with label 'C-45B 1940' side metal zip. Size 10/12...
Price Achieved: £.

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.

100 :: 1980's 'Thierry Mugler' Trouser Suit. Designed for Bergdorf Goodman Plaza New York. This Stunning black silk velvet suit has a plunge line front with inner structure on the inside with a stiffened bodice to figure hug and keep the boobs from falling out! Neckline falls to the waist completely open...
Price Achieved: £.

101 :: Two 1980's Couture Mini Dresses. To include a gold grosgrain 'Nina Perenna' Couture Mini dress and Bolero Jacket. Low cut back and front, fitted, shift mini dress has been fully lined with back zip. The bolero jacket has long sleeves, padded shoulders and is also fully lined. Very S...
Price Achieved: £.

102 :: A Gianni Versace Couture cat suit. All in one white stretchy crepe fabric, with zip down the back....
Price Achieved: £.

103 :: 1960's Trouser suit. Rust coloured with cream vinyl collar, lapels and zips. (2)...
Price Achieved: £.

104 :: 1960's Malcolm Starr Beaded & Sequined Dress and Coat. Very soft pink with mother of pearl sequins and beads, Long shift dress with low back and beaded fringe hem. Back metal zip. With a fabulous long beaded coat. A further Lillie Rubin beaded and sequined long ball gown. (2)...
Price Achieved: £.