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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Handmade emerald green dotted long sleeve mini dress

Handmade green dotted long sleeve fitted mini dress

 

This emerald green mini dress is a Japanese handmade gem from the 1960’s. The fabric is a synthetic fiber blend with a slight stretch. The white dots are more conspicuous in reality than they appear to be on the pictures. The dress is fully lined, beautifully fitted, and opens with a long zipper on the back. The sleeve cuffs can be worn open, or closed with a push button.

 

Estimated size:  XS
Material:  feels like a synthetic fiber blend – lining
Handmade, no label
Condition: good vintage condition, an area of somewhat muted dot pattern on the right shoulder but nothing eye catching (see picture).

 

Neck:   5″3/4  –  14.5cm
Shoulders:   13″1/2  –  34cm
Bust:   16″1/4  –  41cm
Waist:   14″  –  35.5cm
Hips:   17″1/2  –  44.5cm
Hem:   25″1/2  –  64.5cm
Length:   32″1/4  –  82cm
Zipper:   19″1/2  –  50cm
Sleeves length:   20″  –  51cm
Sleeves width:   5″  –  12.5cm

 

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Handmade green dotted long sleeve fitted mini dress

 

Handmade green dotted long sleeve fitted mini dress

 

Handmade green dotted long sleeve fitted mini dress

 

Handmade green dotted long sleeve fitted mini dress

 

Handmade green dotted long sleeve fitted mini dress

 

Handmade green dotted long sleeve fitted mini dress

Handmade lilac short shift summer dress

Handmade lilac short shift summer dress

 

This is a bubbly Japanese handmade short shift dress. Made of a light polyester chiffon fabric with some sheer, it is an easy and comfortable wear for summer time. The dress is lined. It closes asymmetrically with three beautiful vintage buttons and a hidden push button.

 

Estimated size:  S
Material:  polyester chiffon –  polyester or cupro lining
No label, handmade dress
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

 

Neck:  5″1/2  –  14cm
Shoulders:  14″1/4  –  36.5cm
Bust:  18″  –  46cm
Waist:  17″  –  43cm
Hips:  19″  –  48.5cm
Hem:  22″3/4  –  58cm
Length:  34″3/4  –  88.5cm
Sleeves length:  7″3/4  –  19.5cm
Sleeves width:  6″1/4  –  16cm

 

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Handmade lilac short shift summer dress

 

Handmade lilac short shift summer dress

 

 

Handmade lilac short shift summer dress

Sleeveless pink tweed fitted midi dress with velvet ribbon

Sleeveless pink tweed midi dress with velver ribbon

 

This little pink beauty doesn’t come with any label but is likely to be Japanese handmade. It is vintage made perfection. The tweed fabric uses shades of pink, brown, orange, cream. The neckline is softly squared. The velvet ribbon is sewn on and elegantly enhances the waistline. The dress is lined and opens with a zipper on the back. Stunning in all seasons!

Estimated size:  S
Material:  tweed (feels like a blend of cotton, wool, silk) –  lining
No label, handmade
Condition:  excellent

Neck opening:  10″1/2  –  27cm
Shoulders (strap end to strap end):  13″  –  33cm
Bust:  15″1/2  –  39.5cm
Waist:  14″1/4  –  36cm
Hips:  17″1/2  –  44.5cm
Hem:  19″1/2  –  49.5cm
Length:  37″  –  94cm
Zipper:  20″  –  51cm

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Sleeveless pink tweed midi dress with velver ribbon

 

Sleeveless pink tweed midi dress with velver ribbon

 

Sleeveless pink tweed midi dress with velver ribbon

 

Sleeveless pink tweed midi dress with velver ribbon

 

Sleeveless pink tweed midi dress with velver ribbon

 

Kimijima Boutique Pastel Yellow Boucle Tweed Dress

Kimijima Boutique yellow boucle tweed dress

 

This classy Kimijima Boutique dress is a 1960’s delight in flawless Jackie Kennedy style. The fabric is a light boucle tweed with pastel yellow tones. The silhouette is fitted, with a soft square neckline. The dress opens with a long zipper on the back, and has two side pockets.

Estimated size:  S to XS
Material:  67% cotton / 33%nylon  –  cupro lining
Label:  Kimijima Boutique Japan
Condition:  excellent vintage condition

Neck:  9″1/2  –  24cm
Shoulders:  14″1/2  –  37cm
Bust:  16″1/2  –  42cm
Waist:  14″  –  36cm
Hips:  17″1/4  –  44cm
Hem:  19″  –  49cm
Length:  34″1/2  –  88cm (above knee)
Zipper:  20″1/2  –  52cm

 

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Kimijima Boutique yellow boucle tweed dress

Pastel mint green tweed mini skirt

Pastel mint green tweed mini skirt

 

This Japanese 1960’s mini skirt by Jewel Changes is a little gem indeed. It is made of a mint green, brown and cream woven tweed fabric. The skirt opens with a 6″ (16cm) zipper on the side. It is lined, and a very stylish accessory for autumn / winter / spring season. The two front pockets are lined as well. The label says do not wash, but I tried washing at low temperature and there is no problem with that. Normal ironing is fine too.

Size:  38 (S / XS)
Material:  Acryl 44% – Cotton 23% – Rayon 20% – Nylon 8% – Hemp 5%
– lining
Label:  Jewel Changes (made in Japan)
Condition:  very good
Care:  easy

Waist:  13″1/2  –  34.5cm
Hips:  18″  –  46cm
Hem:  18″1/2  –  47cm
Length:  14″1/2  –  37cm

 

Pastel mint green tweed mini skirt

 

Pastel mint green tweed mini skirt

 

Pastel mint green tweed mini skirt

 

Pastel mint green tweed mini skirt

 

Pastel mint green tweed mini skirt

Blue and brown embroidered strap dress

Blue and Brown sleeveless embroidered summer dress

This very elegant vintage handmade strap dress is perfect for a summer party. The beautifully textured fabric feels like a cotton/polyester or a cotton/silk blend, with brown embroideries. It is lined. The dress has a fitted bodice with a more ample, calf length skirt. It opens with a zipper at the back. The right side of the skirt shows an array of four (decorative) buttons, giving the illusion of a side slit.

Estimated size: S
Material: Cotton/Polyester, Silk lining.
Handmade dress, no label.
Condition: Excellent. There was a tiny tear in the lining, which was repaired.
Care: Easy.

Strap to strap bust opening:  10′  –  26cm
Bust:  17″  –  43cm
Waist:  15″3/4  –  40cm
Hips:  19″  –  49.5cm
Hem:  23″  –  59cm
Length:  40″1/2  –  103cm

Blue and Brown sleeveless embroidered summer dress

 
Blue and Brown sleeveless embroidered summer dress
Blue and Brown sleeveless embroidered summer dress

Blue and Brown sleeveless embroidered summer dress

Tawny brown wool mini dress

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This classy 60’s Japanese handmade mini dress is made of yellow-brown wool with hints of orange and green, and is entirely lined. It opens with a long zipper in the back. The four large acrylic buttons in the front are decorative, and might have been added after the dress was already made, or by a different owner, because they are sewn through the lining with black thread not matching the rest of the dress design. The dress has a beautiful fitted line that will suit slender silhouettes (chest area might feel quite tight depending on your body type).

Estimated size: XS
Material: Wool, lining
Handmade dress
Condition: Very good (a very slight tear, barely visible, in the front of the skirt area)

Neck: 7.25″ – 18.5cm
Shoulders: 15″ – 38cm
Bust: 17″ – 43cm
Waist: 15.5″ – 39cm
Hips: 18″ – 46cm
Hem: 22″ – 56cm
Length: 35.5″ – 90cm
Sleeves length: 9.5″ – 24cm
Sleeves opening width: 4.4″ – 11cm

 

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Tawny brown wool mini dress 3

 

 

Tawny brown wool mini dress 4

 

Lanz mini dress with green and blue honeycomb

Lanz mini dress with green and blue honeycomb 1

 

This stunning early 60’s sleeveless mini dress is probably an American import according to the manufacturer’s label, in flawless vintage condition. It is made of at least two layers of thick cotton fabric, padded and sewn so as to convey an interesting honeycomb texture to the dress. It is ideal for winter time. The dress opens with a long zipper along the back, the metallic buttons in the front are decorative. The unique belt held together with a navy blue cotton cord makes this dress a true fashion item. The neckline has a beautiful smoothly rounded shape. This dress has a fitted line that will look great on a slender body type.

Estimated size: XS
Material: Cotton
Label: Lanz original
Condition: Excellent

Collar: 8.5″ – 21.5cm
Shoulders: 13.2″ – 33.5cm
Bust: 16.2″ – 41cm
Waist: 12.8″ – 32.5cm
Hips: 18.8″ – 48cm
Hem: 23.2″ – 59cm
Length: 34″ – 87cm
Belt length no including the blue cord: 25″ – 64cm
Belt width: 2.2″ – 5.5cm

 

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Sleeveless cream lace dress with black Buta pattern and brink pink speckles

Sleeveless cream lace dress with black Buta pattern and brink pink speckles 1

 

This is a stunning 60’s sleeveless lace dress, cream colour with black Buta pattern and pink speckles. It was tailor made, hand sewn and fully lined (the name of the owner is sewn with yellow thread on the lining in the back of the neck). It is a tight fit and designed to show off shoulders and soft curves. Zipper on the back.

Estimated size: S
Material: Cotton lace, silk lining.
Condition: Excellent. The lining is yellowed by age but this only makes it a better vintage item.

Neck: 6″ – 15cm
Shoulders: 13″ – 33cm
Bust: 17″ – 43cm
Waist: 14.75″ – 37.5cm
Hips: 19″ – 48cm
Hem: 22″ – 56cm
Length: 38.5″ – 98cm

 

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Sleeveless cream lace dress with black Buta pattern and brink pink speckles 4

 

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