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19th Feb 2015 Couture Vintage Fashion

Couture Vintage Fashion - For further images of all lots please follow the link to the-saleroom.com where you can also bid online.

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Saturday 14th February  - 10am to 12 noon

Tuesday 17th February - 10am to 5pm

Wednesday 18th February - 10am to 7pm

Morning of the sale

Sale time: 2pm

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

172 :: A 2009 'Alexander McQueen' Velvet Ballgown. This truly sumptuous deep red velvet gown has been made to follow and enhance the female figure, seductive, curvaceous, melting around the feet. The dress has a long velvet scarf that flows from the dress in one sweeping throw to be wrapped graceful...
Price Achieved:
£950.00.

231 :: A 1960's Boutique 'Christian Dior' 51330 Cocktail Dress. A classic 1960's shift dress, with pretty scalloped neckline and sleeves beaded with pearls and diamante. A funky silver dress, looks like lots of silver bottle tops, made from a silk fabric. The dress feels as though it is quilted, with the...
Price Achieved:
£750.00.

161 :: A Rare 'Alexander McQueen' Cable knitted dress. A truly stunning and rare red cable knit dress made in Italy. Ornamented with flowers and fruits. Size 8....
Price Achieved:
£680.00.

286 :: A 1930's Charles Frederick Worth Satin Ballgown with Jacket. A debutantes Coming Out Dress belonging to The Honourable Catherine Sinclair, daughter of Viscount Thurso, worn at 'The Queen Charlotte's Ball' in 1937. Made from a shimmering soft satin bias cut with a small train at the back. The dr...
Price Achieved:
£650.00.

282 :: A 1930's Black Crepe 'Schiaparelli' Dress. No label - This stunning dress belonged to Lady Sinclair wife of the 1st Viscount Thurso. The arms have been embellished with silver sequins and studs, The dress hangs beautifully, with an opening at the front hem up to the knee. There are two plas...
Price Achieved:
£550.00.

228 :: A 1920's Velvet Devore with Artic Fox Fur Coat. This deliciously opulent red velvet devore evening coat, feels so soft to touch and has an inner padding between the devore and silk red lining. The Collar and cuffs are white artic fox fur. The sleeves have a beautiful rouched yoke down ...
Price Achieved:
£460.00.

232 :: A 1950's Christian Dior Evening Ensemble. This beautiful Chic evening skirt and top made from tulle, appliqued with lace and a silver metallic thread, lined with eau de nil rayon. The top has a shaped hemline with elegant unlined sleeves. The skirt is pencil line with a small opening at the hem. ...
Price Achieved:
£460.00.

188 :: A 'Gianni Versace Couture' Dress. Black cocktail dress with the4 Versace Safety Pin. Inner structured under garment. Elastic shoulder straps. Scooped back and opening at the hem. Size 42. (1)...
Price Achieved:
£380.00.

17 :: A 1980's Issey Miyake Wool coat. Made from 55% linen and 45% wool black and yellow weave. Classical loose fitting draped coat, with no fastenings at the front, broad sleeves draped from below the shoulder. Two deep lined pockets. Size M. ...
Price Achieved:
£370.00.

246 :: A Victorian Couched Gold Thread And Beetle Wing Tunic. An elaborate tunic made from fine tulle, couched gold thread embroidered with hundreds of iridescent beetle wings. Probably made in India where Calcutta and Madras were centres for beetle wing embroidery.There is an extra 5'' fabric turne...
Price Achieved:
£320.00.

 

Full Catalogue

263 :: A 1980's 'Janice Wainwright' Floral Dress. A rayon silk brightly coloured floral dress with box padded shoulders with cupped sleeves, pinafore diamond shape front skirt, with a drawstring. Size 12. 32'' waist. A further 1970's cream muslin maxi dress with pink and green floral diamond shape ...
Price Achieved: £80.00.

264 :: Two 1980's Mexican Folk Dresses by 'Josepha'. To include a colourful heavy cotton tunic dress with silk ribbons sewn to the fabric, cut out elbows on the sleeves. (small mark on yellow ribbon). Size 12. A further brown and grey heavy cotton with embroidered flowers in a deep orange/yellow. A b...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

265 :: Two 1980's Mexican Folk Dresses by ''Josepha''. These full length heavy cotton tunic dresses have been hand crafted and are nostalgic of the hippie chic festival era - the white dress has a metal back zipper (small mark on back). Size 12. The colourful tunic has hand appliqueing. (a mark on the ...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

266 :: A 1980's 'Josepha' Cotton Kaftan. Made in Mexico. This wonderful Folk kaftan is made from pink and white striped cotton with ribbons running from the front and back, a split at both sides. (1)...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

267 :: A 1930's Embroidered Evening Coat. This beautiful coat has been embroidered in colourful silk yarns, depicting flowers and birds onto a black silk ground. The front is fastened with a popper and a missing button. Hand stitched and Lined in black silk. 34'' waist, 15'' across shoulders, 45'' leng...
Price Achieved: £140.00.

268 :: A Kashmir wool & Embroided Evening Coat. A beautiful fully crewel worked coat in blue wool with floral design. Hook and eye fastenings. Blue silk lining, hand sewn. 16'' across shoulders, 40'' around. ...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

269 :: Two 1950's Summer Print Tops & Skirt. To include a ''Blanes'' Cropped jacket/top. 34'' bust. A 50's Labeled 'Shani' Cotton Grosgrain green and black strawberry print skirt, with buttons and pintucking at the waist. 24'' waist. And a further toweling geometric print top with original wood...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

270 :: A 1950's cotton floral print summer frock. This very pretty dress has been carefully tailored with a pleated back skirt, a boned bodice holding the bust in shape, with two small shoulder straps. A back metal zip 28''waist, 36'' bust....
Price Achieved: £55.00.

271 :: Two 1950's Cotton Print Bathing/play Suits. This very pretty skirted playsuit made from colourful printed cotton, has a boned bras, halter neck with button fastener. Elasticated shirring at the back. 25'' waist 33'' bust. A further cotton bathing suit made from light purple cotton with geometric ...
Price Achieved: £65.00.

272 :: Two 1950's cotton print bathing/play suits. A wonderful colourful print with elastic shirring on the back of the costume, two front side pockets, lined around the bust and waist. Labeled 'Leka' 25'' waist 34'' bust. A further cotton green blue and pink abstract print costume with elastic shir...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

273 :: Two 1950's Cotton Print Frocks. A black and white cotton dress with a pleated tiered skirt, back metal zip labeled ''Slimuette''. 26'' waist 32'' Bust. A further 1950's Royal blue cotton dress, with hand embroidered neckline and belt line. gathered at the waist with inner petticoats, lab...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

274 :: Two 1950's Floral print Dresses. An Irish woven linen floral dress labeled 'Jack tookey' made in Ireland. Approx. 26'' waist 30'' Bust. Original front buttons from hem up with belt. And a further Silky floral dress with boned inner shaped bodice, netted petticoat, back detail on sk...
Price Achieved: £75.00.

275 :: A 1930's silk Evening Coat.The silk is very soft and light, printed with abstract colourful prints. Lined in black satin, the armholes beaded with black and gold thread tassels. Size 12. ...
Price Achieved: £80.00.

276 :: Two 1940's Wool Kashmir Jackets. To include a cream jacket with blue embroidery, two side pockets (2 tiny moth holes). 23'' across back. The further 1940's Kashmir cream wool jacket with green and gold embroidery, hook and eye fastener at the collar. 20'' across back. (2)...
Price Achieved: £65.00.

277 :: A Musquash shawl. Labelled 'Alberta Furs Ltd' London W.1. Good soft pelts with a brown sateen lining shaped for the shoulders, with a clasp at the front. (1)...
Price Achieved: £35.00.

278 :: A Vintage 1970's Designer Suede Coat. Labelled 'Farideh'. A soft fine brown suede with black leather buttons, wrap over front with inner button fastener at neck line and hip line. Double buttons, lapels, pockets, back belt and swing back with oopening at the hem. Lined throughout. Size...
Price Achieved: £.

279 :: A 1950's Silver Fox Fur Coat. This Very beautiful soft pelted coat has been exceptionally well tailored, the shape is flattering, following the female line, the pelts are so soft and luxurious, in excellent condition, with deep front pockets. An inside cigarette pouch. the coat...
Price Achieved: £.

280 :: A 1930's Ballgown. The dress is made from hoops of dark green silk velvet and rayon. This gorgeous figure hugging, elegant dress was probably worn by Catherine when she was a young lady living in their Scottish Castle. The inner fitted corset is boned and fastens separately, ensur...
Price Achieved: £30.00.

281 :: A Jean Paul Gaultier ''Le Male'' Musical Box. A perfume gift box, empty but when you open it up the melody 'The Entertainer' by Scott Joplin plays it's tune. (1)...
Price Achieved: £5.00.

282 :: A 1930's Black Crepe 'Schiaparelli' Dress. No label - This stunning dress belonged to Lady Sinclair wife of the 1st Viscount Thurso. The arms have been embellished with silver sequins and studs, The dress hangs beautifully, with an opening at the front hem up to the knee. There are two plas...
Price Achieved: £550.00.

283 :: A 1930/40's Schiaparelli Haute-Couture Ensemble. Their is no label on this outfit, but according to the family, the dress was made for Lady Sinclair, wife of The 1st Viscount Archibald Thurso. An interesting avant-garde chic black rayon top, with an outrageous, dramatic collar with tulle insets and sq...
Price Achieved: £260.00.

284 :: 1930's Cream Satin Ball Gown. Labeled 'Anne Talbot' Berkeley Square, W.1. This dress was made for The Hon. Catherine Sinclair in the late 1930's. The dress is made of heavy vintage satin. Hangs beautifully from the shoulders with a side fastening of poppers. There is a tear in the sati...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

285 :: Two 1940's Silk Skirt Ensemble. This silk skirt and Indian jacket has been made from a jacquard silk. The skirt hangs pencil line to the calf with small openings to each side of the skirt. The jacket has a row of buttons down the front, a nehru collar, peplum waist with back pleat. Long sle...
Price Achieved: £80.00.

286 :: A 1930's Charles Frederick Worth Satin Ballgown with Jacket. A debutantes Coming Out Dress belonging to The Honourable Catherine Sinclair, daughter of Viscount Thurso, worn at 'The Queen Charlotte's Ball' in 1937. Made from a shimmering soft satin bias cut with a small train at the back. The dr...
Price Achieved: £650.00.

287 :: 1957 'Victor Stiebel' at Jacqmar London W.1. Dress & Jacket Ensemble. Elegant cafe au lait tape lace dress and jacket. The dress is beautifully fitted with a boned and shaped bodice, with inner fastenings. Square front neck, wide straps across the shoulder with a metal zip at the side. The ...
Price Achieved: £70.00.