The Paper Bag Princess

Los Angeles, CA

About The Paper Bag Princess

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 Gu...Read More

The Paper Bag Princess

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1950-1959 Dress and Coat Ensembles
This ensemble is composed of a pink silk with sequin applique. The coat features large cuffs and an open style. The cocktail dress features braided straps and a center back zipper cl...
20th Century Opera Coats
This Andre Laug cape is composed of a black silk and features a ruffle trim. There are center front snap closures and a button at the shoulder. In excellent vintage condition. **P...
1970-1979 Coats and Outerwear
This Alton Lewis design is composed of a black wool. Features a double breasted style. In excellent vintage condition, there are a few repairable small moth holes, see photographs. ...
1960-1969 Capes
This vintage coat is composed of a black wool and features center front buttons. In excellent vintage condition. **Please cross-reference measurements for personal accuracy. Size ...
Donald Brooks
20th Century Evening Gowns
This Donald Brooks gown is composed of hand-beaded, silver beading in a checkerboard pattern. The interior lining has some staining and could use replacement, or cleaning. There is a...
20th Century Coats and Outerwear
This Kay Collier design is composed of a grey printed wool with metal sequin applique. There are center front button closures. In vintage condition sold "AS-IS" , there are...
Burberry
20th Century Trench Coats
This Burberry coat is composed of a chocolate brown and drab hue plaid. Has center front snap closures with a double breasted style and belt In excellent vintage condition. **Pl...
Missoni
20th Century Coats and Outerwear
This Missoni design is composed of a multi-color knit and a reversible black quilted interior. Features a double breasted style with toggle button closures and pockets. In excellent ...
Missoni
20th Century Coats and Outerwear
This Missoni design is composed of multi-color knit with a reversible green interior. Features side pockets with a center front mirror star button. In excellent vintage condition. ...
1890-1899 Coats
This Victorian caplet is composed of a black velvet with a beaded trim at the collar. This piece is in antique condition with deterioration throughout. Has center front hook and eye ...
1960-1969 Coats and Outerwear
This Frank Tagnino design is composed of a black velvet and features a feather trim, in black, white, and yellow. Open draped style. In excellent pre-owned condition. **Please cro...
STEPHAN YURICH
1980-1989 Evening Gowns
This Wactenheim coat is composed of a white mink, features velvet corduroy lined pockets. Interior silk lining with "B.E.L" monogram. In excellent pre-owned condition. *...

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