Vintage clothes from every era and every style.
$ 18.00

Vintage Blue & Green Plaid Silk Shirt, Company by Ellen Tracy, Size 16

Silk on this shirt has a nice sheen
Approx. Size:  Label size 16 but please check measurements below
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Company Ellen Tracy, Made in China
Vintage item. Get it before it's gone

Beautiful plaid silk blouse in tones of blue, brown and burgundy. Five front buttons in brown. Button cuff and sleeve placket.

 

Ellen Tracy was formed by Herbert Gallen in 1949 and was originally a blouse manufacturer.  In the early 60s he hired a recent design school grad, Linda Allard who in the space of two years became the principal designer.   The company soon expanded into sportswear and became a very prominent bridge label for career women.  The Company label was founded in 1991.  Ellen Tracy was purchased by Liz Claiborne in 2002.  In 2000, Gallen, by then a widower and Allard married. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat: 

Shoulders: 19" (48 cm)
Bust: 22" (59 cm)
Waist: 22" (59 cm)
Hip: 22: (59 cm)
Length – Center Back: 28” (71 cm)
Sleeve Length: 23" (58.5 cm)
Wrist: 4" (10 cm)

 

A pink Ellen Tracy in the same style is available here.
 

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$ 22.00

Aqua Blue Mini Dress with Decorative Beading

Fun and kitschy mini dress.
Approx. Size:  Small, but please check measurements below.
Condition: Dress is in good condition except for faint staining on the back shoulder.  See 4th photo.
Mark/Label: None
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone
  

Fun and kitschy 60s mini dress in bright aqua.  Bodice decorated with beaded trim around the shallow v neckline and front of the bodice.  Additional beads are scattered above the waistline.  Short sleeves.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat Are For The Fitted Lining:
Shoulders: 15" (38 cm)
Bust: 16" (40.5 cm)
Waist: 18" (45.5 cm)
Hips: 20.5" (52 cm)
Length – Center Back: 40" (140 cm)
Zipper: 22" (56 cm)
 

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$ 25.00

1980s Italian Tie in Burgundy Silk

Classic 80s print

Approx. Size: Length: 60" (152 cm); Widest Point: 3.5" (9 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Lazo

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1980s Silk Italian tie by Lazo. Bright Burgundy background with gold abstract circles and aqua blue accents. Classic 80s design.

 

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$ 25.00

1980s Armani Italian Silk Tie, Zig Zag Design

1980s Armani

Approx. Size: Length: 60" (152 cm); Widest Point: 3.5" (9 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Giorgia Armani Cravett

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Handsome Italian silk tie by Giorgio Armani. Black and tan abstract zig zag pattern. Classic 80s design. 

 

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$ 25.00

1980s Armani Men's Tie, Abstract Circle Pattern

Approx. Size: Length: 60" (152.5 cm); Widest Point: 4" (12.5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Giorgio Armani Cravatte, made in Italy

 

1980s Armani men's tie in a green, gray and tan abstract print.  Handsome men's tie in a striking abstract circle print. The colors in this one make it extremely versatile. Silk blend of 65% silk, 35% acetate.

 

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$ 25.00

1980s Men's Navy & Gold Silk Tie by Bolgheri, Geometric Design

Classic 80s style.
Approx. Size: Length: 58.5" (149 cm ); Widest Point: 3.75" (9.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Bolgheri, Made in Italy
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

Gorgeous 100% silk tie by Bolgheri. Gold and dark navy geometric cube print in heavy silk. Tuck in loop on back for windy days.  Made in Italy.

 

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$ 28.00

Vintage Long Sleeve Blouse by Barrie Stephens, Night at the Opera Print

Beautifully detailed print.

Approx. Size:  Label size 12 but fits smaller please check the measurements shown below.  

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Barrie Stephens

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Soft, soft rayon in a beautiful "Night at the Opera" print. The design features a musical score, pearls, opera glasses, roses, handbag and champagne in vibrant shades of pink, gold and purple on a black background. Blouson style fitted at hips and cuffs. Long sleeve with padded shoulders. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Bust: 22" (56 cm)
Waist: N/A
Hip: 28" (71 cm)
Length – Center Back: 26” (66 cm)
Sleeve Length: 23” (58 cm)

 

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$ 28.00

Vintage Pink Plaid Silk Shirt, Company by Ellen Tracy, Size 16, XL

Fun hot pink plaid works for three season wear.

Approx. Size:  16, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Company Ellen Tracy, Made in China

One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

Beautiful fun silk blouse in bright pink and fuchsia plaid. Silk has a nice sheen. Five front buttons in brown. Button cuff and sleeve placket Label size 16. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 19" (48 cm)
Bust: 22" (59 cm)
Waist: 22" (59 cm)
Hip: 22: (59 cm)
Length – Center Back: 28” (71 cm)
Sleeve Length: 23" (58.5 cm)
Wrist: 4" (10 cm)

Ellen Tracy was formed by Herbert Gallen in 1949 and was originally a blouse manufacturer.  In the early 60s he hired a recent design school grad, Linda Allard who in the space of two years became the principal designer.   The company soon expanded into sportswear and became a very prominent bridge label for career women.  The Company label was founded in 1991.  Ellen Tracy was purchased by Liz Claiborne in 2002.  In 2000, Gallen, by then a widower and Allard married.


A blue plaid Ellen Tracy in the same style and size is available here.

 

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$ 28.00

1950s Emerald Green Short Sleeve Vintage Sweater, Self-tie, Size Small

Beautiful lightweight knit sweater in a gorgeous tone of green
Approx. Size Small, but please check measurements
Condition:  Very Good
Mark/Label: Caledonia Knitwear Co.
Vintage Item - Only one available -  Buy Now
 

This short waisted vintage sweater is a classic 1950s - early 60s style with a stand-up collar and self-bow that can be worn several ways. Back zipper. Knit weave allows a little bit of see-through, see full-length photo. The cropped design will look great with this season's wide-leg pants.

Approx. Measurements Taken Flat:  
Shoulders: 14.5" (43 cm)
Bust: 17" (40.5 cm)
Waist: 17.5" (44.5 cm)
Length – Center Back: 19” (48 cm)
Sleeve: 6" (15 cm)

 

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$ 28.00

Vintage Cardigan, Bright Blue Knit

Heavy knit with a high collar for a stylish look for winter.
Approx. Size: Small, but please check measurements below
Condition: Good, wear commensurate with age.
Mark/Label: Handknit by Tudor T. Weaver
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Medium blue cardigan in hand-knit cotton.  Heavyweight but with a loose weave.  Fisherman's ribbed or Shaker ribbed stand up collar guards against windy weather.  Ribbed detail also down the front.  Seven large gray pearlized buttons.   Based on the type of label this may have been knitted in someone's home.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:  
Shoulders: 15" (38 cm)
Bust: 17" (43 cm)
Bottom: 17" (43 cm)
Length – Center Back: 23” (58 cm)
Sleeve: 25" (63.5 cm)
Wrist: 4” (10 cm)
 
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$ 28.00

Vintage Gold Knit Cardigan

Classic cardigan in lightweight knit, perfect for fall or spring.
Approx. Size: Small, but please check measurements below
Condition: Good, wear commensurate with age.
Mark/Label: None
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Vintage 1960s cardigan in bright gold knit.  Ribbed hem and wrists.  Five coordinating pearlized buttons. Lightweight, semi-sheer knit.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:  
Shoulders: 18" (45.5 cm)
Bust: 16" (40.5 cm)
Bottom: Stretches to 15" (38 cm)
Length – Center Back: 21.5” (54.5 cm)
Sleeve: 20" (51 cm)
Wrist: 4 - 4.5” (10-11 cm)

 

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$ 28.00

Vintage White Cashmere Sweater by Ellen Tracy Company

Oh so soft cashmere.
Approx. Size: Label size large, but please check measurements below 
Condition: Good, wear commensurate with age.
Mark/Label: Company Ellen Tracy, 100% cashmere
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1990s white cashmere sweater.  Deep V shawl collar. Two-thirds ribbing from the bottom of the sleeves.  One-third ribbing from the hem.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat: 
Shoulders: 19" (48 cm)
Bust: 22" (59 cm)
Waist: 22" (59 cm)
Hip: 22: (59 cm)
Length – Center Back: 28” (71 cm)
Sleeve Length: 23" (58.5 cm)
Wrist: 4" (10 cm)

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$ 32.00

1970s Long Brown Vest, Nubby Hand-Knit

This vest will quickly become a wardrobe staple
Approx. Size:  Small, but please check measurements below
Condition: Vest is in good shape. Small repair of separated weave middle back.
Mark/Label: None
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

Thick, nubby hand-knit vintage vest in tones of brown, orange, rust, green and gold. Two front pockets, four leather covered buttons in front. Slightly fitted at the waist when buttoned. Fabulous long vest in classic 1970s style. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 18" (45.5 cm)
Bust: 21" (53 cm) (if worn open can go larger slightly)
Hip: 22" (56 cm)
Length – Center Back: 28” (71 cm)

 

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$ 35.00

1970s Black Silk Chiffon Evening Pants by Teddi of California

The perfect pair of cocktail pants
Approx. Size:  Small, but please check measurements
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Teddi of California 
One of a kind vintage item.  Get it before it’s gone.
 

A sensational pair of black silk chiffon pants. Chiffon is semi-sheer with black silk lining. Straight leg style. Stretch waistband. No pockets. 

Teddi was started by Teddi Winograd along with her husband Sam in 1962. Teddi grew into a 35 million dollar women’s apparel company known for bright floral prints and solid pants, the perfect outfit for the modern woman. They sold the company in the late 1970s. Winograd was a well-known activist in the Democratic Party. She died at age 87 in 2007.

  

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Waist: 12" (31.5 cm)
Hip: 19" (48 cm)
Length: 39.5" (100 cm)
Inseam: 29" (73.5 cm)
Leg Width at bottom: 8.5" (21.5 cm)

 

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$ 35.00

Vintage 1970s Green Polyester Shirt with Top Stitching

If polyester shirts with top stitching is your idea of heaven then this one is for you

Approx. Size:  Small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: King James California, made in Hong Kong

One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone

Gorgeous color of bright green with white top stitching on collar, cuffs, pockets and front placate. Shirt has a flat bottom which also makes it a fantastic lightweight jacket. Long sleeve 2 two button cuff and one button placket. Seven white pearlized plastic buttons down the front. Four rounded patch pockets, each with one button. Tailored in Hong Kong, this is a very well made shirt. 


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 15" (38 cm)
Bust: 19.5" (49.5 cm)
Hip: 21" (53 cm)
Length – Center Back: 25” (63.5 cm)
Sleeve Length: 23” (58 cm)
Wrist: 4" (10 cm)

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$ 35.00

Vintage Denim Shirt, Size Large, Medium Wash

Vintage denim shirt in a soft wash
Approx. Size:  Label size large, but please check measurements below
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Ruff Hewn, True American Wear, Hong Kong

One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone

You will find this vintage shirt very soft and comfortable to wear.  Nice faded medium wash. Label size large but please check measurements below.  

  • Cotton.
  • Long roll-up sleeves.
  • Functional buttons at cuffs.
  • Button placket.
  • Chest pockets.
  • Machine wash

Ruff Hewn was an importer of denim clothes in the 1980s thru mid 1990. The company is no longer in business. There is a Ruff Hewn company today that is completely different.


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 20" (38 cm)
Bust: 21" (49.5 cm)
Hip: 24" (53 cm)
Length – Center Back: 29” (63.5 cm)
Sleeve Length: 23” (58 cm)
Wrist: 4" (10 cm)

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$ 35.00

1970s Lilly Pulitzer Golf Shirt, Blue-Green Floral, Size Small

Cool and comfortable summer dress

Approx. Size: Small - Medium, but please check measurements below.
Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age. Fabric content label has faded.
Mark/Label: The Lilly, Lilly Pulitzer Inc. ®
One of a kind vintage item – Buy Now

Classic women's collared golf shirt from Lilly Pulitzer. Blue and green floral with a touch of dark pink throughout. Four white plastic button. Cotton/poly mix. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 14.5" (36.7 cm)
Bust: 17" (43 cm)
Shirt Bottom: 18" (45.5 cm)
Length – Center Back: 19” (48 cm)
Sleeve 11" (28 cm)
Sleeve Opening: 6" (15 cm)

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$ 35.00

Vintage 1960s Shirt Dress by Lady Bayard, Green Toile Print

Unique architectural garden print in green toile.
Approx. Size: Medium, please check measurements below.
Mark/Label: Lady Bayard
Condition: Very good. Loose hem has been repaired.
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

  • Classic shirt dress from the 1960s.
  • Sleeveless dress with 5 white button shirt placket that goes halfway down the front.
  • Beautiful cotton toile print of classic architecture in green and white.
  • Some of the images are upside down.
  • Bust darts. Label size
  • 9 - 10 but please check measurements since this is not contemporary sizing.
  • Lightweight and comfortable. 


Toile de Jouy, (French: “fabric of Jouy”, ) also called Jouy Print is a cotton or linen printed with designs of landscapes and figures for which the 18th-century factory of Jouy-en-Josas, near Versailles, Fr., was famous. The Jouy factory was started in 1760 by a Franco-German, Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 15" (38 cm)
Bust: 18.5" (47 cm)
Waist: 18" (45.7 cm)
Hips: 19" (83 cm)
Length – Center Back: 92" (66 cm)

 

 

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$ 38.00

1980s Copper Floor-Length Skirt, Silk & Metallic

Lustrous floor-length silk skirt is interwoven with sparkling bronze metallic thread
Approx. Size: Small
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: J Reynolds Designs, Atlanta
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone
  • Long bronze skirt.
  • Very loose pleats give it a nice full look.
  • The fabric blend of silk and metal adds a beautiful shimmer, just the right amount of subtle shine.
  • Semi-sheer with brown acetate lining.
  • Covered back zipper with hook and eye at waistband.  
  • Sensational look and weight for all of your parties throughout the year.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Waist: 14.5"   (37 cm)
Length – Center Back: 41”  (104 cm)
Sweep: 41" (104 cm)
Zipper: 6"   (15 cm)

 

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$ 42.00

1990s Purple Cocktail Dress by Helene Berman London, Size 4

This purple cocktail dress has a gorgeous sheen
Approx. Size - Small, but please check measurements below
Condition: Good, one very small hole near back zipper
Mark/Label: Helene Berman London
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it's gone.

 

A standout cocktail dress.  The blend of 61% cotton and 39% polyester looks like silk. This dress is very fitted with rounded neckline and 2" shoulder straps. Very witty asymmetrical bow across the bust. Covered metal zipper and black slit. Acetate lining. Label size 4 but please check measurements below.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat: (Label size 4)
Shoulder: 15" (38 cm)
Bust: 17" (43 cm)
Waist: 15" (38 cm)
Hip: 18" (46 cm)
Length – Center Back: 36” (91 cm)
Zipper length: 21" (53 cm)
Back Slit: 9" (23 cm)

 

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$ 45.00

1960s Pink Mandarin Jacket by Jeanne Valentine French Original

Step back into the glamour days of 1960s with a fun day-to-night jacket by Jeanne Valentine

Approx. Size:  Small, please see measurements below.

Condition: Good.  Minor wear commensurate with age.

Mark/Label: Jeanne Valentine French Original; made in Mexico

One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone

From from a Newport, Rhode Island estate, this jacket has an abstract print in salmon pink, gray and brown with scattered sequins sewn throughout the pattern. Mandarin collar, frog closures, four buttons, pink piping. Two large pockets. Matching pink cotton lining. 100% cotton. Beautiful color combination. Perfect lightweight jacket for those cool fall nights and great with jeans. 

(Measurements taken flat)
Shoulders: 16" (40.5 cm)
Bust: 19.5"  (49.5 cm)
Hips: 19.5"  
(49.5 cm)
Length: 26" (66 cm)
Sleeve: 23” (58.5 cm)


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Thanks to 2M Photography, 316-323-4093, for the lovely model (my cousin) and the beautiful photos.

$ 45.00

1980s Beaded Evening Jacket, Black Silk Chiffon, Size Large

Lovely whimsical design of bugle beads on this jacket
Approx. Size: Large, but please check measurements
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Brilliante by J.A.
One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

1980s black beaded silk jacket. Heavy beading around the collar down the lapels at at the bottom of the jacket and cuffs. Base is black silk chiffon. Hook close at the top. Rounded collar. Shoulder pads and polyester lining. Label size Large but please check measurements.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 17" (43 cm)
Bust: 20" (51 cm)
Waist: N/A
Hip: N/A
Length – Center Back: 29" (73.5 cm)
Sleeve Length: 23" (58 cm)
 

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$ 45.00

Quilted Silk Jacket and Blouse Set, Flame Stitch Print

This jacket and blouse set is perfect for early spring
Approx. Size:  Medium, but please check sizing below
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: None
One of a kind vintage - Get it before it's gone.
 

Open silk jacket is quilted in a gorgeous flame stitch print of deep purple, hot pink and green. Rounded collar. no buttons.

Matching short sleeve blouse is not quilted. The blouse has a rounded neckline and a single rear button closure. Blouse has side slits and is slightly longer than the jacket so it can be worn separately over slacks or a skirt all through summer.

Madge has a beautiful selection of custom jackets and suits by a famous New Orleans dressmaker. The client had access to the most amazing European silk and wool fabrics through the family business. These are one of a kind pieces.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Jacket:
Shoulders: 17" (43 cm)
Bust: 21" (53 cm) - open jacket so can go slightly larger
Length – Center Back: 25.5” (65 cm)
Sleeve Length: 23” (58 cm)

Blouse:
Shoulders: 17” (43 cm)
Bust: 21” (53 cm)
Length – Center Back: 18" (45.5 cm)
Sleeve Length: 10" (25 cm)

 

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$ 45.00

Vintage Italian Knit Cardigan, Self Hood, Red, Black & White Color Block

Bold and beautiful color block in red, black and white. 
Approx. Size: Fits most but please check measurements below
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: GISPA, Made in Italy
One of a kind vintage piece - Get it before it's gone.
  
Beautiful long knit cardigan - jacket. Made in Italy by GISPA. Red, Black and white color block pattern. Oversized shawl collar gathers around the neck and may be used as a hood. Open style with shoulder pads. No closure, no pockets. pads. 50& wool 50% acrylic. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 22"  (56 cm)
Bust: 24"  ( 69 cm)  (open jacket so can go larger)
Waist: N/A
Hip: N/A
Length – Center Back: 30”  (76 cm)
Sleeve Length: 20”  (51 cm)
Wrist: 6"  (15 cm)

 

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