Kumikyoku sleeveless wool pencil dress with roll collar

 

This is a stylish 1980’s sleeveless pencil dress by Kumikyoku, Japan. The fabric is a rich wool blend (88%) tweed with shades of beige, brown and grey, lined with polyester. The very elegant cut is further emphasized by the roll collar and the subtle slit on the left/front side of the dress. Opens with a long zipper at the back.

 

Estimated size:  S
Material:  88% wool / 12% nylon  –  polyester lining
Label:  Kumikyoku
Condition:  excellent

 

Shoulders:  14″1/4  –  36.5cm
Bust:  16″3/4  –  42.5cm
Waist:  15″1/4  –  39cm
Hips:  18″1/2  –  47cm
Hem:  19″  –  48cm
Length:  36″1/2  –  93cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Kumikyoku sleeveless wool pencil dress with roll collar

 

Kumikyoku sleeveless wool pencil dress with roll collar

 

Kumikyoku sleeveless wool pencil dress with roll collar

 

Kumikyoku sleeveless wool pencil dress with roll collar

 

Kumikyoku sleeveless wool pencil dress with roll collar

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Jun Ashida Dark Olive Green Houndstooth Plaid Wool Jacket

 

This is a classy 1960’s wool jacket by Jun Ashida, Japan, with elegant fitted cut, rounded collar, and hidden shoulder pads. The fabric is a 100% wool dark olive green houndstooth plaid. It is entirely lined and opens with a row of four large buttons in the front. Sleeves are buttoned and can be worn open or closed, rolled up or down for sleeve length adjustment.

 

Size:  Japanese size 9 (estimated size S to XS)
Material:  100% wool (containing 15% cashmere wool) – cupro lining
Label:  Jun Ashida – Tokyo Paris
Condition:  excellent

 

Shoulders (seam to seam):  15″  –  38cm
Shoulders (including shoulder pads):  16″  –  40.5cm
Bust:  18″1/2  –  47cm
Waist:  16″  –  40.5cm
Hem:  19″1/2  –  49cm
Length:  20″1/2  –  52cm
Sleeves length when rolled up:  22″  –  55.5cm
Sleeves length when rolled down:  24″1/2  –  62.5cm
Sleeves width:  6″1/4  –  15.5cm

 

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Jun Ashida dark olive green houndstooth plaid jacket

 

 

 

 

Jun Ashida dark olive green houndstooth plaid jacket

 

Hanamura mint green and pink fitted long sleeve dress

Hanamura mint green and pink fitted long sleeve dress

 

This is a unique 1950’s dress by Hanamura Japan. The fabric is a mint green acrylic print with a warm and soft hand, perfect from fall to spring. The bust is fitted, and the dress opens with a row of six square buttons down the front and a hidden push button. The skirt is lined. The sleeves can be worn buttoned or open. Two belt loops on the side can accommodate a 1″ – 3cm belt.
The contrasting blue piping of the collar makes this dress even more special.The fabric used for this blue trim is of a more leathery texture and shows some pilling due to its vintage condition.

 

Size:  Japanese size 9 (estimated size XS)
Material:  acrylic  –  cupro lining
Label:  あなたのワードローブ ハナムラ (Your Wardrobe Hanamura)
Condition:  good vintage condition (some piling on the collar piping, otherwise fine)

 

Shoulders:  15″  –  38cm
Bust:  17″  –  43cm
Waist (slightly elevated):  13″1/4  –  33.5cm
Hips:  24″  –  61cm
Hem:  29″1/2  –  75cm
Length:  41″  –  104.5cm
Sleeves length:  22″  –  56cm
Sleeves width:  6″  –  15cm
Sleeves width at the cuffs when buttoned:  3″  –  8cm

 

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Hanamura mint green and pink fitted long sleeve dress

 

Hanamura mint green and pink fitted long sleeve dress

 

Hanamura mint green and pink fitted long sleeve dress

 

Hanamura mint green and pink fitted long sleeve dress

 

Hanamura mint green and pink fitted long sleeve dress

Atelier Kogure Tokyo Pleated Shirt Dress

 

This is a classy 1970’s pleated shirt dress with notched collar and long sleeves by Atelier Kogure, Tokyo. The fabric is an interesting fiber blend, somewhat see-through yet sturdy, and with a hint of a stretch. The dress opens with a row of three buttons in the front. Other than the buttons the bodice is held in place by push buttons and a hook button. The skirt is lined, and pleated from the hips down. The back of the dress is embellished with an inverted pleat down the bodice and another one down the skirt. The belt is included. Perfect from fall to spring.

 

Size on the label:  L  (more like an S/M)
Material:  Not indicated. Feels like a fiber blend containing polyester. Lined skirt.
Label:  Atelier Kogure Tokyo
Condition:  excellent

 

Shoulders:  16″  –  41cm
Bust:  18″  –  46cm
Waist:  15″1/2  –  39.5cm
Hips:  19″  –  48cm
Hem (when fully pleated):  21″  –  54cm
Length:  42″1/2  –  108cm
Sleeves length:  21″1/4  –  54cm
Sleeves width at armpit level:  7″  –  17.5cm
Sleeves width at the cuffs when closed:  3″1/2  –  9cm
Belt length:  39″  –  99cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Atelier Kogure pleated shirt dress

 

Atelier Kogure pleated shirt dress

 

Atelier Kogure pleated shirt dress

 

Atelier Kogure pleated shirt dress

 

Atelier Kogure pleated shirt dress

Eleonora Scaramucci olive green and navy back-buttoned tweed pencil skirt

Eleonora Scaramucci olive green and navy tweed back buttoned pencil skirt

 

This is a statuesque 1980’s wool tweed pencil skirt by Eleonora Scaramucci, Milan (not related to “the other” Scaramucci, as far as I know, but who knows…). The skirt opens with a classy row of big round navy buttons down the back, in beautiful Italian style. It is lined, and with two side pockets.

 

Estimated size:  S
Material:  93% wool / 7% nylon – lined
Label:  Eleonora Scaramucci – Milano – made in Italy
Condition:  excellent

 

Waist:  12″1/4  –  31cm
Hips:  18″1/2  –  47cm
Hem:  18″1/2  –  47cm
Length:  29″3/4  –  75.5cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Eleonora Scaramucci olive green and navy tweed back buttoned pencil skirt

 

Eleonora Scaramucci olive green and navy tweed back buttoned pencil skirt

 

Eleonora Scaramucci olive green and navy tweed back buttoned pencil skirt

 

Eleonora Scaramucci olive green and navy tweed back buttoned pencil skirt

 

 

Eleonora Scaramucci olive green and navy tweed back buttoned pencil skirt

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

Ballsey brown and blue dotted sleeveless pencil dress with tie collar

Ballsey brown and blue dotted sleeveless pencil dress with tie collar

 

This is a stunning and statuesque 1980’s sleeveless pencil skirt by Ballsey, Japan. Chocolate brown with blue dots, the fabric is a comfortable rayon/acetate blend, lined with polyester. The silhouette is fitted without being constrained. The asymmetrical tie collar adds a fantastic touch of elegance to the dress. Opens with a long zipper on the side.

 

Estimated size:  S
Material:  85% rayon / 15% acetate  –  polyester lining
Label:  Ballsey (made in Japan)
Condition:  excellent

 

Shoulders:   13″1/2  –  34cm
Bust:   16″1/2  –  42cm
Waist:   15″1/4  –  39cm
Hips:   18″1/2  –  47cm
Hem:   21″1/4  –  54cm
Length:   39″1/2  –  101cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Ballsey brown and blue dotted sleeveless pencil dress with tie collar

 

Ballsey brown and blue dotted sleeveless pencil dress with tie collar

 

Ballsey brown and blue dotted sleeveless pencil dress with tie collar

 

Ballsey brown and blue dotted sleeveless pencil dress with tie collar

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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

 

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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

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

 

Available on Etsy.

 

 

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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m. purple and green Douglas tartan sleeveless maxi dress

m. purple and green douglas tartan sleeveless maxi dress

 

This is a statuesque 1970’s Douglas tartan maxi dress by m. Japan. Sleeveless and ankle-long, it elegantly elongates the silhouette and is a very comfortable wear. The fabric is a bottom weight polyester purple and green tartan. The dress opens with a zipper on the side.

 

Size on the label:  2  (will fit an S best)
Material:  polyester
Label:  m. (made in Japan)
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

 

Neck:   7″1/4  –  18.5cm
Shoulders:   13″1/2  –  34cm
Bust:   16″1/2  –  42cm
Waist (elevated):   15″1/2  –  39.5cm
Hips:   19″1/2  –  49.5cm
Hem:   22″1/2  –  57cm
Length:   50″1/2  –  128.5cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

m. purple and green douglas tartan sleeveless maxi dress

 

m. purple and green douglas tartan sleeveless maxi dress

 

m. purple and green douglas tartan sleeveless maxi dress

 

m. purple and green douglas tartan sleeveless maxi dress

 

m. purple and green douglas tartan sleeveless maxi dress

 

m. purple and green douglas tartan sleeveless maxi dress

Kumikyoku Sis aqua blue striped mermaid skirt

Kumikyoku Sis aqua blue mermaid skirt

 

This is a very elegant 1980’s mermaid skirt by Kumikyoku Sis, Japan. The fabric is a wool / rayon blend with a soft, satin hand. It is lined. The pastel aqua blue and nude stripes of the fabric are tailored in a bias cut with a clever half-wrap design to convey beautiful drape and silhouette to the skirt. It opens with a zipper on the side.

 

Size:  2 – would fit XS best
Material:  56% wool /  44% rayon   –   polyester lining
Label:  Kumikyoku Sis (made in Japan)
Condition:  excellent

 

Waist:   12″1/2  –  31.5cm
Hips:   17″  –  43cm
Hem:   26″1/2  –  67cm
Length:   24″1/2  –  62.5cm
Zipper:   7″1/4  –  18.5cm

 

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Kumikyoku Sis aqua blue mermaid skirt

 

Kumikyoku Sis aqua blue mermaid skirt

 

 

Kumikyoku Sis aqua blue mermaid skirt

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

 

Available on Etsy.

 

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