Handmade novelty print batik short sleeve blouse with waist knot

Novelty batic print short sleeve blouse with waist knot

 

This is a handmade Japanese 1980’s short sleeve blouse with red, burgundy, orange and white novelty batik print. The fabric is a soft handed cotton blend with good drape and a silky feel. The blouse is light and very comfortable to wear. It opens / closes on the side with push buttons and a hand-tied knot.

 

Estimated size:  M
Material:  cotton blend
No label, handmade
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

 

Neck:  8″  –  20.5cm
Sleeves from end to end (no seam):  27″  –  68.5cm
Bust:  23″  –  58cm
Waist:  22″  –  56cm
Band above the hips:  18″1/2  –  47cm
Length:  22″3/4  –  58cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Novelty batic print short sleeve blouse with waist knot

 

Novelty batic print short sleeve blouse with waist knot

 

Novelty batic print short sleeve blouse with waist knot

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Handmade navy and orange short sleeve V-neck mini dress

Navy and orange short sleeve and V neck mini dress

 

This is a statuesque handmade mini dress from the Japanese 1970’s. Made of a good quality cotton novelty print with floral pattern, it is unlined. The dress has a fitted silhouette and opens with a long zipper at the back. It was designed for a small bust and narrow shoulders and will fit size XS best.

 

Estimated size:  XS
Material:  cotton, unlined
Handmade dress, no label
Condition:  good
Care:  easy

 

Neck:  7″1/4  –  18cm
Shoulders:  13″3/4  –  35cm
Bust:  17″1/4  –  44cm
Waist:  15″  –  38cm
Hips:  18″  –  46cm
Hem:  23″1/4  –  59cm
Length:  33″3/4  –  86cm
Sleeves length:  7″  –  17.5cm
Sleeves width:  5.3″  –  13.5cm

 

Available on Etsy

 

 

Navy and orange short sleeve and V neck mini dress

 

Navy and orange short sleeve and V neck mini dress

 

Navy and orange short sleeve and V neck mini dress

 

Navy and orange short sleeve and V neck mini dress

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Tocca white and pastel blue floral embroidered short sleeve mini dress

Tocca white and baby blue floral embroidered short sleeve mini dress

 

This is a gorgeous 1980’s floral pastel mini dress by Tocca, Japan. A wonderful texture is conveyed by the blue flowers, see-through embroidered and supported by another layer of white cotton background fabric. Both layers are further lined with polyester. The dress’ silhouette is smooth, elegant, and extremely well crafted. It opens with a long zipper on the back.

 

Size on the label:  0  (estimated size S)
Material:
– embroidery:  56% nylon / 44% cotton
– support fabric:  100% cotton
– polyester lining
Label:  Tocca (made in Japan)
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

 

Neck:  10″  –  25.5cm
Shoulders:  14″  –  35.5cm
Bust:  16″1/2  –  42cm
Waist:  16″  –  41cm
Hips (at the bodice/skirt border seam):  18″  –  46cm
Hips (below the seam, pleated part):  23″  –  58cm
Hem:  31″  –  79cm
Length:  34″  –  86.5cm
Sleeves length:  3″1/2  –  9cm
Sleeves width:  about 5″  –  13cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Tocca white and baby blue floral embroidered short sleeve mini dress

 

 

Tocca white and baby blue floral embroidered short sleeve mini dress

 

 

Tocca white and baby blue floral embroidered short sleeve mini dress

 

 

Tocca white and baby blue floral embroidered short sleeve mini dress

 

 

Tocca white and baby blue floral embroidered short sleeve mini dress

Gallarda Galante chocolate brown and orange square neck short sleeve top

Gallarda Galante chocolate brown and orange square neck short sleeve top

 

This is a 1980’s square neck top by Gallarda Galante, Japan. Chocolate brown framed by orange borders, it is delicately adorned with rows of small colorful fabric beads. This is a unique top, perfect for spring or autumn, and will fit small busts/shoulders best.

 

Estimated size:  XS
Material:
body: 64% cotton – 17% polyester – 11% linen – 5% acryl – 3% nylon
small decorative beads:  70% cotton – 30% nylon
Made in Japan
Label:  CARPET – for usual luxury people (Gallarda Galante)
Condition:  very good

 

Neck:   9″3/4  –  25cm
Shoulders:  no seam
Bust:   15″1/2  –  39.5cm (can be stretched some)
Waist:  15″1/2  –  39.5cm
Hem:   14″1/2  –  37cm
Length:   21″  –  53.5cm
Sleeves width:  6″3/4  –  17cm

 

Available on Etsy

 

Gallarda Galante chocolate brown and orange square neck short sleeve top

 

Gallarda Galante chocolate brown and orange square neck short sleeve top

 

Gallarda Galante chocolate brown and orange square neck short sleeve top

 

Gallarda Galante chocolate brown and orange square neck short sleeve top

 

Gallarda Galante chocolate brown and orange square neck short sleeve top

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

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

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Pasefile Madras plaid wrap skirt

 

Pasefile Madras plaid wrap skirt

 

Pasefile Madras plaid wrap skirt

 

Pasefile Madras plaid wrap skirt

 

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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

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

Available here

 
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

 

Kastane long sleeve floral dress with stretch bust

Kastane floral dress with stretch bust

 

This is a wonderful 1970’s style short dress by Kastane. It is made of a navy cotton fabric with floral pattern framing the front, back and hem. The squared bust line is fitted and can be stretched. Long sleeves are buttoned at the cuff but can be left open. The dress opens with a zipper at the back, and the skirt is lined. A great dress for all seasons!

 

Estimated size:  XS
Material:  100% cotton  –  polyester lining
Label:  Kastane (made in Japan)
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

 

Neck opening:  10″  –  25.5cm
Shoulders at the seam:  12″3/4  –  32.5cm
Shoulders at the puff:  15″  –  38cm
Bust when unstretched:  13″1/4  –  33.5cm (meant to be stretched)
Elevated waist under the bust line:  13″1/2  –  34.5cm (can be stretched)
Hips:  23″  –  59cm
Hem:  27″  –  68cm
Length:  34″ –  86cm
Sleeves length:  22″  –  56cm
Sleeves width:  6″1/4  –  16cm
Sleeves width at the cuff when buttoned:  3″1/4  –  8.5cm
Zipper:  15″  –  38cm

 

Kastane floral dress with stretch bust

 

Kastane floral dress with stretch bust

 

Kastane floral dress with stretch bust

 

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Kastane floral dress with stretch bust

 

Kastane floral dress with stretch bust

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

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

 

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