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

 

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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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Soie Robe Red Polka Dotted Short Sleeve Mini Dress

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

 

This is a stunning 1960’s mod dress by Soie Robe, Japan. The red polka dotted and geometrical pattern fabric is used in bias cut to give the skirt a perfect silhouette. The dress is lined, and opens with a long zipper at the back. A little gem!

 

Size:   Japanese size 11 (estimated size S)
Material:   90% triacetate / 10% polyester  –  polyester lining
Label:   Soie Robe – Top Pigeon – Tokyo Osaka
Condition:   excellent vintage condition

 

Neck:   7″  –  17.5cm
Shoulders:   15″1/4  –  39cm
Bust:   17″1/2  –  44.5cm
Waist:   15″  –  38cm
Hips:   19″1/4  –  49cm
Hem:   23″3/4  –  60.5cm
Length:   35″  –  89cm
Sleeves length:   8″  –  20cm
Sleeves width:   5″3/4  –  14.5cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

 

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

 

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

 

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

 

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

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

 

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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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Pastel pistachio green, rusty red and beige floral pleated skirt

Pastel pistachio green, rusty red and beige floral pleated skirt

 

This is a Japanese 1970’s floral knee-long skirt. The upper part of the skirt is finely pleated and the lower part less so, making for an interesting and elegant design so specific to Japanese vintage clothes. The skirt opens with a zipper on the side. Easy-wear and light, it is perfect for spring and summer time, and will fit straight hips in particular.

 

Japanese size on the label:  M  (estimated size more like an S. Might also fit XS depending on your waist measurements)
Material:  polyester – polyester lining
Made in Japan – No 532533
Condition: excellent
Care:  easy

 

Waist (elasticated):  12″1/2  –  32cm (can be slightly extended)
Hips (pleated):  about  20″  –  51cm
Hem (pleated):  about  27″  –  68cm
Length:  20″  –  51cm

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Pastel pistachio green, rusty red and beige floral pleated skirt

 

Pastel pistachio green, rusty red and beige floral pleated skirt

 

Pastel pistachio green, rusty red and beige floral pleated skirt

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

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

 

Available on Etsy.

 

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

Nasic Blouse Tokyo pastel pink embroidered long sleeve blouse

Nasic Blouse Tokyu pastel pink embroidered long sleeve blouse

 

This is a classy 1980’s blouse by Nasic Blouse Tokyo. The fabric is a soft and comfortable pastel pink polyester, with floral embroidered bust and a straight cut. The blouse opens with a row of beautiful vintage pink round buttons with golden flowers. Shoulders are padded and sleeves show a beautiful movement and silhouette.

 

Estimated size:  S to M
Material:  polyester
Label:  Nasic Blouse Tokyo, with item serial number 53410
Condition:  excellent

 

Shoulders from seam to seam (not including the pads):  15″  –  38cm
Bust:  18″  –  46cm
Waist:  18″  –  46cm
Hem:  19″  –  48cm
Length:  24″1/2  –  62cm
Sleeves length (starting from the seam):  22″1/2  –  57cm
Sleeves width at armpit level:  7″3/4  –  19.5cm
Sleeves width at the cuff when closed:  3″3/4  –  9.5cm

 

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Nasic Blouse Tokyu pastel pink embroidered long sleeve blouse

 

Nasic Blouse Tokyu pastel pink embroidered long sleeve blouse

 

Nasic Blouse Tokyu pastel pink embroidered long sleeve blouse

 

Nasic Blouse Tokyu pastel pink embroidered long sleeve blouse

 

 

Cordier rusty red, white and blue long sleeve dress with scarf

Cordier rusty red, blue and white striped long sleeve dress with scarf

 

This is a very unique 1970’s dress by Cordier, Japan. The fabric is a comfortable tricolore polyester print, with cupro lined skirt. The waist is elasticated, with ample space for the bust and the hips. The sleeves are elegantly tapered and close with three round buttons. The dress opens with a zipper on the back and comes with its own scarf. Vintage at its best!

 

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

 

Neck:  7″1/4  –  18.5cm
Shoulders:  no seam
Bust:  about 22″  –  56cm
Waist (elasticated):  from 12″  –  30cm  to about  15″  –  38cm
Hips:  more than 30″  –  78cm
Hem:  more than 40″  –  100cm
Length:  43″  –  110cm
Sleeves length starting from the neck:  24″  –  61cm
Sleeves width at armpit level:  10″  –  26cm
Sleeves width at the cuffs when buttoned:  3″  –  8cm
Belt loops:  1″1/2  –  4cm
Scarf length:  62″  –  154cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Cordier rusty red, blue and white striped long sleeve dress with scarf

 

Cordier rusty red, blue and white striped long sleeve dress with scarf

 

Cordier rusty red, blue and white striped long sleeve dress with scarf

 

Cordier rusty red, blue and white striped long sleeve dress with scarf

 

Cordier rusty red, blue and white striped long sleeve dress with scarf

 

Cordier rusty red, blue and white striped long sleeve dress with scarf

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

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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