1960s Molyneux Suit Jacket and Dress
1960s Balmain Dress
1960s Mod Dress by Molyneux
This label was usually located at the fabric store counter and acquired once the pattern was purchased. These are often hard to find and highly coveted by collector's . We located at least 4 of them in our acquisition of this exquisite collection. This piece truly completes a pattern and will escalate the price of the pattern.
SOLD 1960s Formal Trapeze Dress by Madame Gres. This piece is very popular and has sold for as
high as $95.00 on the internet.
1960s Mod Dress by Valentino
1960s Mod Dress by Jacques Heim
1960s Mini Dress by Valentino
1960s Mod Sheath by Molyneux
1950s Negligee or Brunch Coat
1960s Mod Dress Pierre Cardin
1960s Jacques Heim Greecian Goddess Dress
1960s Jacques Heim 2 Piece Dress
1950s Christian Dior Coat, Suit, and Scarf Pattern
1950s Christian Dior Evening Dress with Bolero
There was a time when women would make their fashion dreams come true by re-creating by hand looks made famous in the Vogue editorials. My mother was the last of this generation of women, as it has become far more practical for women to just purchase their dresses; but I still remember being fascinated by the beautiful illustrations of sewing patterns and the sense of imagination that they would awaken in me.
1960s Pierre Cardin One Piece Mod Tent Dress
1960s Vogue Couturier design by Ronald Paterson of England Pattern
1960s Very Easy, Very Vogue Baby Doll Dress with Bell Sleeves
Acquiring these gems reinvigorated that creative feeling and I am a little less intimidated by the idea of taking a sewing lesson or even using a sewing machine. Although quite complicated and usually only accomplished by professional hands, these patterns inspire you to take a leap and at least try your hand at recreating the chic looks featured on the envelope.
1940s/50s Vogue Paris Original Dress and Coat Pattern
1940s Suit by Vogue Couturier
1960s Basic Jacket Design
In the meantime, they also just make wonderful collector's items or "frameable art". Just use your awakened imagination.