Purple, Navy and white floral short sleeve shift dress

Navy purple and white floral short sleeve shift dress

 

This is a lovely shift dress from the Japanese 1970’s. The fabric is a purple, navy and white floral polyester, lined with rayon. The pleated collar enhances the bust line very elegantly. The dress opens with a zipper on the back. The demo belt is not included but the dress comes with its own fabric belt.

 

Estimated size:  would fit S or M best, depending mostly on your shoulder measurements.
Material:  polyester  –  rayon lining
No brand label, made in Japan
Condition:  excellent

 

Neck:   6″1/4  –  16cm
Shoulders:   14″1/2  –  37cm
Bust:   19″  –  48.5cm
Waist:   21″  –  53cm
Hips:   22″1/2  –  57cm
Hem:   25″  –  64cm
Length:   43″  –  109cm
Sleeves length:   9″1/2  –  24cm
Sleeves width:   6″3/4  –  17cm

 

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Navy purple and white floral short sleeve shift dress

 

Navy purple and white floral short sleeve shift dress

 

Navy purple and white short sleeve shift dress

 

Navy purple and white floral short sleeve shift dress

Elle Paris sleeveless red and white floral pleated mini dress

 

This is a 1980’s vintage sleeveless pleated summer mini dress by Elle Paris, comfortable, easy-wear and elegant for the hottest days of the year. It is made of a red and white floral polyester fabric, and is lined. The skirt is pleated from the waist down, and doesn’t require ironing. The dress opens with a long zipper on the back. The elevated waistline makes for a perfect silhouette, which is enhanced by a freely tied knot at the back.

 

Size:  will fit S best
Material:  100% polyester  – polyester lining
Label:   Elle Paris (French vintage, Korean label)
Condition:  excellent
Care:   easy

 

Neck:   10″1/2  –  27cm
Shoulders:   14″1/4  –  36cm
Bust:   18″1/2  –  47cm
Waist (elevated):   17″  –  43cm
Hips:   more than 24″  –  61 and still pleated
Hem:   more than 30″  –  76cm and still pleated
Length:   32″1/2  –  82.5cm (above knee)

 

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Elle Paris Sleeveless Red and White Floral Pleated mini dress

 

 

 

Elle Paris Sleeveless Red and White Floral Pleated mini dress

 

Elle Paris Sleeveless Red and White Floral Pleated mini dress

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Olive des Olive strawberry and cherry white boho midi skirt

strawberry and cherry white boho midi skirt

 

This is a delightful Japanese cotton boho midi skirt by Olive des Olive, with strawberry and cherry floral print. It is lined and semi full. No zipper or buttons, the waist is elasticated. A perfect vintage summer skirt!

 

Size:   will fit S and XS
Material:   100% cotton  –  cotton lining
Label:   Olive des Olive
Condition:   very good

 

Waist:  elasticated, can be stretched up to 16″  –  41cm
Upper border seam:  17″1/2  –  44.5cm (cannot be stretched)
Hips:   27″  –  69cm
Hem:   34″  –  86cm
Length:   26″1/2  –  67.5cm

 

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strawberry and cherry white boho midi skirt

 

 

strawberry and cherry white boho midi skirt

 

 

strawberry and cherry white boho midi skirt

Ropé Japan pastel yellow embroidered sleeveless dress

Ropé pastel yellow embroidered sleeveless mini dress

 

This is an exquisite 1960’s sleeveless summer dress by Ropé, Japan. The fabric is a delicate see-through embroidered rayon / nylon blend of a pastel vintage yellow, almost nude color. The dress is lined, and opens with a long zipper on the back.

 

Estimated size:  S
Material:  60% rayon / 40% nylon   –   polyester lining
Label:   Ropé (made in Japan)
Condition:  very good

 

Shoulders:  14″  –  36cm
Bust:   16″3/4  –  43cm
Waist:   14″1/2  –  37cm
Hips:   18″  –  46cm
Hem:   22″  –  56cm
Length:   33″1/2  –  85cm

 

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Ropé pastel yellow embroidered sleeveless mini dress

 

Ropé pastel yellow embroidered sleeveless mini dress

 

 

Ropé pastel yellow embroidered sleeveless mini dress

 

Ropé pastel yellow embroidered sleeveless mini dress

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Lumière turquoise, pink and white V neck Chinese vintage midi dress

Lumière turquoise, pink and white V neck midi dress

 

This Chinese vintage dress is a very cute see-through polyester knit by Lumière. The turquoise, white and deep pink tones are given a festive turn by knit-in golden threads (difficult to see on the photographs), adding a bubbly sparkle to the garment. The dress opens with a zipper on the back and is very comfortable. Sleeves are 3/4 length and slightly flared. Two thin belt loops on the side can accommodate a 1″ – 2.5cm belt, but the dress wears very well without a belt too. It is easy-care and easy to iron.

 

Size on the label:  L (will fit an S best)
Material:  polyester knit  –  polyester mesh lining
Label:  Lumière
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

 

Neck:   8″  –  20.5cm
Shoulders:   14″1/2  –  37cm
Bust:   17″1/2  –  44.5cm
Waist:   16″1/2  –  42cm
Hips:   19″  –  48cm
Hem:   22″  –  56cm
Length:   38″1/2  –  98cm
Sleeves length:  15″  –  38cm
Sleeves width at the armpit:   6″  –  15.5cm

 

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Lumière turquoise, pink and white V neck midi dress

 

Lumière turquoise, pink and white V neck midi dress

 

Lumière turquoise, pink and white V neck midi dress

 

Lumière turquoise, pink and white V neck midi dress

 

Lumière turquoise, pink and white V neck midi dress

Le Tians navy, grey and white daisy floral blouse

Le Tians navy, grey and white daisy blouse

 

This is a very comfortable Japanese 1970’s floral blouse by Le Tians. The care instructions label has faded out but the fabric feels like viscose. The blouse closes with a row of four buttons (there is a spare button on the inside). The neckline is uniquely pleated. Sleeves are 3/4 length, very comfortable and convey a great silhouette to the arms. The blouse is shoulder padded.

 

Size:  Japanese size 9 (will fit S and M)
Material:  feels like viscose
Label:  Le Tians
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

 

Shoulders (seam to seam):   16″  –  41cm
Shoulders (including shoulder pads):   16″3/4  –  42.5cm
Bust:   21″  –  53.5cm
Hem:   21″1/4  –  54cm
Length (back):   22″  –  56cm
Length (front):   23″1/2  –  60cm
Sleeves length:   15″1/2  –  39cm
Sleeves width:   7″1/4  –  18.5cm
Sleeves width at the cuffs when buttoned:   5″  –  12.5cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

 

Le Tians navy, grey and white daisy blouse

 

Le Tians navy, grey and white daisy blouse

 

Le Tians navy, grey and white daisy blouse

 

Le Tians navy, grey and white daisy blouse

 

Le Tians navy, grey and white daisy blouse

Leo d’Or Cream Midi Shirt Dress

Leo d'or cream midi shirt dress

 

This is a classy 1970’s shirt dress by Leo d’Or, Japan. Even though the dress comes with a brand label, there is no fabric content description but it feels like a synthetic fiber jersey, cream color with light touches of brown. The skirt is lined. The dress opens with a long row of buttons all down the front. The belt is a dark brown velvet ribbon, but the belt loops could also accommodate a different belt up to 1″1/4 – 3cm wide.

 

Estimated size:  M to L
Material:  feels like a synthetic jersey  –  polyester lining for the skirt
Label:  Ladies fashion Leo d’Or – made in Japan
Condition:  excellent

 

Shoulders:  15″1/4  –  38.5cm
Bust:  18″1/2  –  47cm
Waist:  16″1/2  –  42cm
Hips:  21″  –  54cm
Hem:  34″1/2  –  88cm
Length:  40″  –  102cm
Sleeves length:  10″1/2  –  26.5cm
Sleeves width:  6″1/4  –  16cm

 

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Leo d'or cream midi shirt dress

 

Leo d'or cream midi shirt dress

 

Leo d'or cream midi shirt dress

 

Leo d'or cream midi shirt dress

 

Leo d'or cream midi shirt dress

Pennyblack chocolate brown polka dotted mini dress

Pennyblack chocolate polka dotted mini dress

 

This is a very elegant 1980’s summer dress by Pennyblack, Italy. The fabric is a light polyester chiffon with some sheer. The dress is lined and opens with a zipper on the back. In classic 1980’s style, it is designed to be fitted around the hips and with ample space for the bust and shoulders. How this dress will fit you depends a lot on your hip measurements.

 

Size:  USA:8    I,J:42    GB:12   F,B:40   CH,A,NL,D:38
(I would estimate it as an S, depending on your body type)
Material:  polyester  –   lining: 60% acetate / 40% cupro
Label:  Pennyblack – made in Italy
Condition:  excellent

 

Neck:  10″  –  25cm
Shoulders: no seam, from end of sleeve to end of sleeve:
22″1/2  –  57.5cm
Bust:  21″  –  53cm
Waist:  15″1/4  –  39cm
Hips:  19″  –  48cm
Hem:  18″  –  46cm
Length:  33″1/2  –  85cm
Sleeves opening:  7″1/4  –  18.5cm
Zipper:  21″  –  53.5cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Pennyblack chocolate polka dotted mini dress

 

Pennyblack chocolate polka dotted mini dress

 

Pennyblack chocolate polka dotted mini dress

 

Pennyblack chocolate polka dotted mini dress

 

 

Pennyblack chocolate polka dotted mini dress

Pasefile Madras plaid orange, pink and turquoise wrap skirt

Pasefile Madras plaid wrap skirt

 

This is a vibrant Japanese 1970’s summer wrap skirt by Pasefile. The fabric is a light cotton Madras plaid weaving shades of pink, orange and turquoise. There is an additional strap and button on the inside of the skirt to secure it in case of sudden gusts of wind. There are two large pockets on each side.

 

Size:  Japanese size M (would fit S and XS best)
Material:  100% cotton
Label:  Pasefile
Condition:  Excellent

 

Waist:  adjustable (approximately 13″ to 15″ /  33 to 38 cm)
Hips:  adjustable (approximately 18″ to 19″1/2 /  46 to 49cm)
Hem:  adjustable, depends on waist and hips (approximately 22″ to 24″ /  56 to 61cm)
Length:  23″1/4  –  59cm

 

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Pasefile Madras plaid wrap skirt

 

Pasefile Madras plaid wrap skirt

 

Pasefile Madras plaid wrap skirt

 

Pasefile Madras plaid wrap skirt

 

Pasefile Madras plaid wrap skirt 6

Hanasaki red, blue and white light summer dress

Hanasaki red blue white light summer dress

 

This is a festive 1970’s dress by Hanasaki, Japan. It is made of a sheer polyester crepe with paisley, floral and geometrical pattern. The bust is fitted and unlined. The pleated skirt is comfortable and lined. The dress opens with a long zipper at the back. The belt adds another special touch to this beautiful summer dress.

Size:  Japanese size 7 (S to XS)
Material:  100% polyester  –  rayon lining for the skirt
Label:  Hanasaki
Condition:  excellent

Neck:  5″  –  12.5cm
Shoulders:  13″1/4  –  34cm
Bust:  16″1/2  –  42cm
Waist (slightly elevated):  13″  –  33cm
Hips (when pleated):  19″  –  48cm
Hem (when pleated):  25″1/2  –  65cm
Length:  40″1/2  –  103cm
Sleeves length:  10″  –  25.5cm
Sleeves width:  5.8″  –  15cm
Belt length:  67″  –  170cm

Available here.

 

Hanasaki red blue white light summer dress

 

Hanasaki red blue white light summer dress

 

Hanasaki red blue white light summer dress

 

Hanasaki red blue white light summer dress

 

Hanasaki red blue white light summer dress

Otto Collection colorful butterfly blouse

Otto Collection colourful butterfly blouse

 

This is a light an comfortable 1990’s blouse by Otto Collection Japan. It is made of a colorful cotton fabric with butterfly and novelty print. The collar is lined with two rows of a sheeny, lustrous silver tone trim. The sleeves are 4/5 length and can be worn buttoned or open. They can also be rolled up and tied by a button mid-sleeve.

Size on the label:  L (western size would fit an S)
Material:  100% cotton
Label:  Otto Collection
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

Neck:  8″  –  20cm
Shoulders:  15″  –  38cm
Bust:  18″3/4  –  48cm
Waist:  17″3/4  –  45cm
Hem:  20″1/2  –  52cm
Length:  25″1/2  –  65cm
Sleeves length:  17″  –  43cm
Sleeves width:  6″1/2  –  16.5cm
Sleeves width at the cuffs when buttoned:  4″3/4  –  12cm

Available here.

 

Otto Collection colourful butterfly blouse

 

Otto Collection colourful butterfly blouse

 

Otto Collection colourful butterfly blouse

 

Otto Collection colourful butterfly blouse

 

Otto Collection colourful butterfly blouse

Mouth Valley light cream crocheted lace vest

Mouth Valley light cream crochet lace vest

 

This is a very kawaii 1990’s summer vest by Mouth valley Japan. It is made of a light cream color cotton lace with floral pattern. Worn open only, it can easily accessorize a simple T-shirt or a thin summer dress.

*note: This vest is rather short (42cm), make sure this style fits your taste and needs before purchasing. Thank you!

Size:  Japanese size M – 7 (more like S / XS)
Material:  100% cotton
Label:  Mouth valley – sticking style
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

Shoulders:  13″1/2  –  34.5cm
Arm opening:  10″  –  25.5cm
Bust:  15″1/2  –  39.5cm  to about  17″  –  43cm
Waistline:  16″  –  40.5cm   to about  18″1/2  –  47cm
Length:  16″1/2 – 42cm

You can find it here

 

Mouth Valley light cream crochet lace vest

 

Mouth Valley light cream crochet lace vest

 

Mouth Valley light cream crochet lace vest

 

Mouth Valley light cream crochet lace vest