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

 

Available on Etsy.

 

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

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

 

Available on Etsy.

 

strawberry and cherry white boho midi skirt

 

 

strawberry and cherry white boho midi skirt

 

 

strawberry and cherry white boho midi skirt

Copper and black dotted floral long sleeve dress

 

This is a gorgeous and elegant 1970’s Japanese long sleeve dress. It is made of a polyester fabric with copper, purple and green dotted flowers on a black background. The shoulder line is beautifully pleated. The waist is adjustable with a built-in belt, tied with a knot. The bodice is lined. The dress opens with a zipper on the back. The sleeves close with a button but can also be worn open.

 

Size:  Japanese size 11 (will fit S best)
Material:  polyester  –  lining
No label
Condition:  excellent

 

Neck:   7″3/4  –  19.5cm
Shoulders:   14″  –  36cm
Bust (pleated):   17″1/2  –  45cm
Waist (slightly elevated):  adjustable up to 18″  –  46cm
Hips:   22″  –  56cm
Hem:   25″1/2  –  65cm
Length:   42″1/2  –  108cm
Sleeves length:   21″1/2  –  54.5cm
Sleeves width:   6″  –  15cm
Sleeves width at the cuffs when buttoned:   3″1/4  –  8.5cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Copper and black dotted floral long sleeve dress

 

Copper and black dotted floral long sleeve dress

 

Copper and black dotted floral long sleeve dress

 

Copper and black dotted floral long sleeve dress

 

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

 

Available on Etsy

 

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

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

Renown Look burgundy floral see-through pleated dress

Renown Look burgundy floral see through pleated dress

 

This dress is a 1970’s gem by Renown Look (レナウンルック) Japan. It is made of a see-through polyester eyelet fabric with a delicate silky hand. The beautiful fabric is a burgundy floral print with shades of purple, green, brown, beige. Only the skirt is lined. The dress opens with a zipper on the back. The sleeves are buttoned at the cuffs. There are two small belt loops on each side of the elasticated waist that can accommodate a 0.8″ – 2cm belt. This dress will fit smaller busts best.

Size:  Japanese size 9 (estimated size S)
Material:  100% polyester  –  100% polyester lining
Label:  Renown Look
Condition:  excellent

Neck:  7″1/2  –  19cm
Shoulders:  14″  –  35.5cm
Bust:  more than 17″  –  43cm
Elasticated waist when fully relaxed:  11″3/4  –  30cm (can be stretched)
Hips (pleated, without stretching much):  18″1/2  –  47cm
Hem (pleated, without stretching much):  26″1/2  –  68cm
Length:  41″  –  104cm
Sleeves length:  12″  –  31cm
Sleeves width:  7″1/2  –  19cm
Sleeves width at the cuffs when buttoned:  5″  –  13cm

You can find it here.

 

Renown Look burgundy floral see through pleated dress

 

Renown Look burgundy floral see through pleated dress

 

Renown Look burgundy floral see through pleated dress

 

Renown Look burgundy floral see through pleated dress

 

Renown Look burgundy floral see through pleated dress

 

Renown Look burgundy floral see through pleated dress

Canna aqua green light summer dress with art deco pattern

Canna aqua green summer dress with art deco pattern

 

This beautiful Japanese 1970’s aqua green summer dress is a delight to wear. Very light, it is made of a sheer polyester chiffon fabric with art deco pattern. The skirt is lined, the bust isn’t. The waistline is elasticated, slightly elevated, and allows ample space for the bust and the hips. The dress opens with a long zipper at the back. There are two belt loops on the side allowing for a 1.5″ – 4cm belt if a different one needs to be worn.

 

Size:  Japanese size 11 (estimated size S)
Material: 100% polyester chiffon  –  100% cupro lining
Label:  Best Fashion Canna (made in Japan)
Condition:  the dress is in very good condition. The belt shows its age, but the dress wears very well without a belt as well.

 

Neck:  7″  –  18cm
Shoulders:  14″1/2  –  37cm
Bust:  18″  –  46cm
Elasticated waist:  11″1/2  –  29cm when fully relaxed (can be stretched)
Hips:  more than 25″  –  64cm
Hem:  32″  –  82cm
Length:  41″  –  104cm
Sleeves length:  10″  –  25cm
Sleeves width:  6″  –  15cm
Sleeves width at the cuffs:  5″ –  12.5cm
Belt:  to first hole: 25″1/2  –  65cm   to last hole: 27″3/4  –  70.5cm

Available here.

 

Canna aqua green summer dress with art deco pattern

 

Canna aqua green summer dress with art deco pattern

 

Canna aqua green summer dress with art deco pattern

 

Canna aqua green summer dress with art deco pattern

 

Canna aqua green summer dress with art deco pattern

Light chiffon dress with novelty print and froufrou pleated collar

Light chiffon dress with novelty print and froufrou pleated collar

 

This Japanese 1970’s dress is made of a light and sheer polyester chiffon fabric with novelty print in shades of olive green, brown, mustard, red and navy. The skirt is lined. The dress opens with four buttons down the bodice, framed by froufrou pleats. The belt is adjustable and closes with a beautiful art deco brass buckle.

Size:  Japanese size 13 –  S/M to M
Material:  polyester chiffon  –  lining
No label
Condition:  excellent

Neck:  7″  –  18cm
Shoulders:  16″  –  41cm
Bust:  21″1/2  –  55cm
Waist:  18″1/2  –  47cm
Hips:  28″  –  71cm
Hem:  32″ –  82cm
Length:  42″  –  107cm
Sleeves length:  11″1/4  –  28.5cm
Sleeves width:  7″  –  18cm
Belt:  adjustable to 33″1/2  –  85.5cm

Available here.

 

Light chiffon dress with novelty print and froufrou pleated collar

 

Light chiffon dress with novelty print and froufrou pleated collar

 

Light chiffon dress with novelty print and froufrou pleated collar

 

Light chiffon dress with novelty print and froufrou pleated collar 1

 

Claudia Rame long burgundy wool sheath dress

Claudia Rame long burgundy wool sheath dress 1

 

This is an Italian 1980’s long sheath dress. Made of wool, the fabric is a double knit comfort stretch with textured burgundy and black stripes, made to effortlessly enhance the body’s natural silhouette. The buttoned slit on the back of the neck gives the dress an extra fashion twist . A perfect balance between comfort and elegance! Since it is made of wool the label says dry clean. I have tried machine washing it at lowest temperature and there is no problem at all doing so. Ironing isn’t necessary either if you like a textured fabric!

Estimated size:  S (according to the label: 1 – Ita 42 – CH, D, NL 36 – FRA 40 – USA 8)
Material:  100% wool – unlined
Label:  Claudia Rame – disegnata da Brunella – made in Italy
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

Neck:  5″1/4  –  13.5cm
Shoulders:  15″  –  38cm
Bust:  17″  –  43cm
Waist:  14″1/2  –  37cm
Hips:  16″  –  41cm
Hem:  17″1/2  –  44.5cm
Length:  43″1/2  –  110.5cm (about lower calf)
Sleeves length:  24″  –  61cm
Sleeves width:  5″1/2  –  14cm
Sleeves width at the wrist:  3″1/2  –  9cm

 

Claudia Rame long burgundy wool sheath dress 2

 

Claudia Rame long burgundy wool sheath dress 3

 

Claudia Rame long burgundy wool sheath dress 4

 

Claudia Rame long burgundy wool sheath dress 5

 

Claudia Rame long burgundy wool sheath dress 6

Handmade old pink and pigeon blue summer dress

Old pink and pigeon blue handmade floral dress 1

 

This is a wonderful Japanese handmade dress estimated from the 1970’s. The fabric is a floral polyester crepe with shades of old pink, blue/grey, brown, and cream. Bodice and skirt are lined. The neckline is slightly pleated. The dress opens with a row of six beautiful square vintage buttons   from neck to hips. Four pleats from the waist down the front of the skirt. It can be worn with or without a belt. A fantastic party dress!

[the belt is not included]

 

Estimated size:  M
Material:  polyester crepe  –  lining
Handmade dress, no label
Condition:  excellent

 

Neck:  7″  –  18cm
Shoulders:  14″1/2  –  37cm
Bust:  19″  –  48.5cm
Waist:  17″1/2  –  44cm
Hips:  21″  –  53.5cm
Hem (when pleated):  25″  –  64cm
Length:  40″1/2  –  103cm (about calf length)
Sleeves length:  10″1/2  –  26.5cm
Sleeves width:  6″1/4  –  16cm
Belt loops:  1″1/4  –  3.5cm

 

Old pink and pigeon blue handmade floral dress 2

 

Old pink and pigeon blue handmade floral dress 3

 

Old pink and pigeon blue handmade floral dress 4

 

Old pink and pigeon blue handmade floral dress 5

 

Old pink and pigeon blue handmade floral dress 6

Ah Tricot black floral fitted dress

Ah Tricot black and red fitted floral dress 1

 

This is a stunning 1970’s dress by Ah Tricot Japan. It is made of a black acrylic jersey with red, orange and brown floral pattern, with a slight stretch to it. Bodice and skirt are lined. The dress opens with a row of five buttons along the front of the bodice, and further with a 7″1/2 (19cm) zipper down the skirt. The sleeves’ cuffs close with two buttons, but can also be worn open. Thin belt loops on each side can accommodate a 1″1/4 (3cm) belt, but the dress looks perfect without any belt. It is ideal from autumn to spring, and will fit and enhance beautiful slender silhouettes.

Size:  XS (Japanese size 7)
Material:  100% acrylic  –  100% cupro lining
Label:  Ah Tricot (Tokyo AN CO, LTD)
Condition:  excellent vintage condition

Shoulders:  14″  –  35.5cm
Bust:  15″1/2  –  39.5cm
Waist (slightly elevated):  12″  –  30.5cm
Hips:  19″1/2  –  49cm
Hem:  34″1/2  –  88cm
Length:  41″  –  104cm (about calf length)
Sleeves length:  21″1/2  –  54.5cm
Sleeves width:  5″1/4  –  13cm
Sleeves width at the cuffs when buttoned:  3″1/4  –  8.5cm

 

Ah Tricot black and red fitted floral dress 2

 

Ah Tricot black and red fitted floral dress 3

 

Ah Tricot black and red fitted floral dress 4

 

Ah Tricot black and red fitted floral dress 5

Rouge Vif cream and blue floral skirt

Rouge Vif cream floral skirt 1

 

This beautiful 1990’s floral skirt by Rouge Vif (ルージュ・ヴィフ) is made of a thick cotton poplin with a linen hand. It opens with a zipper on the back and is lined with a silky cupro fabric. Two stitched pleats on the front and two on the back enhance its elegant A line. Length is just below the knee. Perfect for spring and for showing off a slim waist!

Estimated size:  XS (Japanese size 1)
Material:  100% cotton – 100% cupro lining
Label:  Rouge Vif (made in Japan)
Condition:  Excellent

Waist:  12″  –  30.5cm
Hips:  17″3/4  –  45cm
Hem:  26″  –  66cm
Length:  25″  –  63.5cm
Zipper:  7″  –  18cm

 

Rouge Vif cream and blue floral skirt 2

 

Rouge Vif cream and blue floral skirt 3

 

Rouge Vif cream and blue floral skirt 4

 

Rouge Vif cream and blue floral skirt 5