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Elizabeth Mason founded The Paper Bag Princess Vintage Couture in 1992 followed by her first reference book, The Rag Street Journal, The Ultimate Guide to Shopping Thrift Across North America; Henry Holt. Mason opened her first boutique, The Paper Bag Princess, West Hollywood in 1995. The boutique specializes in glamorous, sexy, designer vintage evening and cocktail fashions. Mason appeared on Oprah with her book The Rag Street Journal, searching for hidden riches in homes across America. Mason released her 2nd reference book in 2002, Valuable Vintage, The Insider’s Guide to Identifying and Pricing Important Vintage; Random House. Mason is a Certified Appraiser specializing in 20th and 21st Century fashions. Mason expanded the boutique in 2004, to Beverly Hills whe ... Learn More
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VINTAGE VICTORIAN Pink Silk Gown with Silver Hand ...
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This Victorian gown is composed of a pink silk with lace trim and a beaded ...
BRUCE ARNOLD 1960's Black Beaded Gown Size 6
BRUCE ARNOLD Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Bruce Arnold gown is composed of a black sequin rayon and features a f...
DONALD BROOKS Silver Glass Beaded Gown Size 4
Donald Brooks Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Donald Brooks gown is composed of hand-beaded, silver beading in a che...
Vintage 1960's Black Beaded Evening Ensemble Size ...
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This evening ensemble is composed of a beaded silk. There arr center back ,...
CEIL CHAPMAN 1960's Black Hand Beaded Silk Cocktai...
Ceil Chapman Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Ceil Chapman cocktail dress is composed of a hand beaded black silk. F...
BOB MACKIE Red and Black Beaded Gown Size 8
Bob Mackie Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Bob Mackie gown is composed of an embellished silk with red beading. ...
CEIL CHAPMAN Black Beaded Cocktail Dress with Squa...
Ceil Chapman Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This cocktail dress is composed of a beaded black silk. Features a squar...
FRANK COMPOSTO Black Cocktail Dress with Sheer Bea...
FRANK COMPOSTO Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Frank Composto cocktail dress is composed of a black silk and features...
Vintage 1950's Hand beaded Gown with Belt Size 2 4...
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This gown is composed of black silk with a zig zag hand beaded applique. Fe...
VINTAGE 1930'S Aqua Silk Bias Gown with Silver Han...
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This vintage 1930's gown is composed of a bias cut aqua silk crepe. Feature...
MILDRED 1960's Pink and Yellow Chiffon Beaded Cock...
MILDRED Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Mildred cocktail dress is composed of a pink and yellow chiffon with f...
Vintage 1930's Ivory Metal Sequin Beaded Cocktail ...
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This set is composed of a beaded and sequin appliqued ivory hue silk. Featu...
GIORGIO ARMANI Black Beaded Sheer Mesh Gown Size 4...
Giorgio Armani Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Giorgio Armani gown is composed of a beaded sheer mesh. There is a cen...
Dimensions: W 15.75 in.
Dealer Location: Los Angeles, CA
VINTAGE 1950'S CUSTOM Black Hand Beaded Shawl Wrap...
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This wrap is composed of a black hand beaded silk. This versatile wrap can ...
SWEE LO HAUTE COUTURE INTERNATIONAL 1960's Beaded ...
SWEE LO Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Swee Lo for Haute Couture International dress is composed of a black a...
EAVIS & BROWN Black Velvet Heavily Beaded Straples...
EAVIS & BROWN Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Eavis & Brown design is composed of black velvet with chiffon godets a...
VINTAGE Silk Asian Cocktail Dress with Dragon Bead...
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This vintage design is composed of a black silk and features a beaded drago...
PAUL LOUIS ORRIER Black Silk Beaded Cocktail Dress...
PAUL LOUIS ORRIER Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Paul Louis Orrier cocktail dress is composed of a black silk with sequ...
Vintage 1960's Black Beaded Silk Chiffon Cocktail ...
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This cocktail dress is composed of a black silk chiffon. Features a beaded ...
MISSONI Mauve Wool Knit Vest Size Large
Missoni Sweaters
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This Missoni design is composed of a mauve, lavender, and brown hue knit. F...
MISSONI Brown and Stripe Plaid Wool Ensemble with ...
Missoni Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
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This Missoni design is composed of wool in a brown plaid and stripe. Featur...
Vintage 1950's Turquoise Beaded & Sequin Gown with...
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This 1950's gown is composed of a turquoise beaded and sequin fabric. Featu...
MISSONI Silk Rainbow Skirt Suit with Ruffle Collar...
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This Missoni design is composed of a rainbow patterned silk with a ruffle c...
STEPHAN YURICH Brown Sequin Rhinestone Floral Embe...
STEPHAN YURICH Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Wactenheim coat is composed of a white mink, features velvet corduroy ...
MISSONI Mauve Knit Wool Turtleneck Sweater Size 8
Missoni Sweaters
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This Missoni design is composed of a mauve knit wool with a semi-sheer desi...
Vintage 1960's Hand Knit Multi Color Sequin Sweate...
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This vintage hand knit sweater features heavy sequin and bead embellishment...
JEAN PAUL GAULTIER Guardians and Taurus Applique S...
Jean Paul Gaultier Sweaters
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This Jean Paul Gaultier sweater is composed of a black knit with multi-appl...
DONNA KARAN Black Lace Beaded Wool Gown Size 4 6
Donna Karan Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Donna Karan gown is composed of a black jersey with lace bodice. Featu...
Vintage 1950's Aqua Sequin Cocktail Gown Size 8 10...
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This vintage design is composed of sequins in aqua and turquoise hues. Feat...
MISSONI Sky Blue Wool Knit V-Neck Sweater Size 8
Missoni Sweaters
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This Missoni design is composed of a sky blue wool with a semi sheer knit p...
BYLBLOS Over Size Animal Print Crop Coat Size 44
BYLBLOS Coats and Outerwear
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This Bylblos coat is composed of an animal print faux fur. Features a cropp...
FETOUN Black Sequin Lace Skirt Suit Size 12
FETOUN Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
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This Fetoun skirt suit is composed of beaded black lace. The jacket feature...
Vintage 1950's Peach Champagne Iridescent Lace Gow...
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This vintage design is composed of a peach hue lace with iridescent accenti...
MISSONI Silk Rainbow Print Dress with Ruffle Trim ...
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This Missoni design is composed of a rainbow printed silk. Features a ruffl...
HUGO BOSS Gun Metal Metallic Lamb Coat Size 8
HUGO BOSS Coats and Outerwear
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This Hugo Boss coat is composed of a grey gun metallic lambskin with fur. T...
SONIA RYKIEL Silk and Gold Metallic Cocktail Ensem...
Sonia Rykiel Evening Dresses and Gowns
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This Sonia Rykiel set is composed of a black silk with gold metallic accent...