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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20th Century Cardigans
This vintage hand knit sweater features heavy sequin and bead embellishments throughout. There is a center front zipper closure. In excellent vintage condition. **Please cross-ref...
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20th Century Clutches
This vintage purse features a stunning beaded design with a nude patent leather exterior. Features interior silk lining and an optional chain strap, which can be doubled or used sing...
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20th Century Clutches
This vintage purse features a stunning beaded design with a black patent leather exterior. Features interior silk lining and an optional chain strap, which can be doubled or used sin...
Hermès
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21st Century Top Handle Bags
This Hermes handbag is composed of a Clemence Torion leather which stays true to its shape in all instances and is completely resilient to scratches. Excellent craftsmanship from th...
Hermès
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20th Century Briefcases and Attachés
This Hermes briefcase is composed of a black box leather and features gold hardware. There is a top handle and three large interior compartments. The bag is in great vintage conditio...
John Galliano
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1990-1999 Evening Gowns
This is a chiffon evening gown by Christian Dior, from the 1990's. It has a halter neck, drop waist, gathered draped chiffon at the hip, and covered "bridal buttons" down t...
John Galliano
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1990-1999 Cocktail Dresses
This is a sexy evening cocktail dress made by John Galiano. It is made from a lime green silk charmeuse, bias cut, drapes at the bust and the back. There is a matching belt that fits...
John Galliano
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20th Century Mini Dresses
This Christian Dior slip style dress is composed of a vibrant pink silk and silk chiffon combination. The dress is accented with cascading chiffon ruffles. In excellent condition. Gr...
John Galliano
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20th Century Evening Dresses and Gowns
This John Galliano dress is composed of a black silk and features an asymmetrical design. There is a side zipper closure. In excellent] condition. **Please cross-reference measur...
John Galliano
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20th Century Jackets
This John Galliano jacket is composed of a black silk and features an embellished trim. Open style. In excellent condition. **Please cross-reference measurements for personal ...
John Galliano
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20th Century Evening Gowns
This John Galliano gown is composed of a black silk and silk eyelet lace with a bias cut design. There is a side zipper closure. In excellent pre-owned condition. **Please cross-r...
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1950-1959 Shoes
This is a pair of lite green vintage heels by Ravne, from the 1950's. They have a porceline heel with a white detailed angel with wings, an adjustable ankle strap and open toe. The h...

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