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 Jackets
This Yoshiki Japan jacket is composed of a black crinkle fabric with geometric cutouts and slight stretch. There are center front button closures. In excellent vintage condition. ...
Bill Blass
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20th Century Blouses
This Bill Blass blouse is composed of pink and white sequins. Features center front buttons, and a gathered sleeve design. In excellent vintage condition (shows some signs of wear du...
Estevez
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20th Century Cocktail Dresses
This cocktail dress is by Estevez, features an amazing daisy applique at the bottom of the dress. There is a center back zipper closure, and comes with wrap. Is in excellent vintage ...
Carolina Herrera
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20th Century Suits, Outfits and Ensembles
This Carolina Herrera jacket is composed of silver sequin and beaded fabric with a floral motif. Features center front hook and eye closures. The blouse has a zipper closure. In exce...
Bob Mackie
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20th Century Evening Gowns
This vintage Bob Mackie gown is composed of a royal blue fabric with beaded trim and applique. Features a mock neck with center back zipper closure and side slit. In excellent vintag...
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20th Century Sunglasses
These Porsche Carrera sunglasses are composed of black metal. Features 2 sets of interchangeable lenses (one is smokey purple with some scratches/wear, the other in a cognac hue in n...
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20th Century Sunglasses
These Porsche Carrera sunglasses are composed of a black metal and have a suede case. Features a fantastic folding style, which can easily be stored in a pocket, purse etc. In great...
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20th Century Sunglasses
These Porsche Carrera sunglasses are composed of gold tone metal with a interchangeable brown frame. In great vintage condition, lenses are in great condition. Comes with grey case. ...
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1980-1989 Sunglasses
These Cazal glasses feature an oversize design with gold tone metal and a smokey brown color story. There are transparent brown legs with a gold Cazal logo. In great vintage conditio...
Bob Mackie
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20th Century Evening Gowns
This Bob Mackie gown of a black crepe fabric with a beaded sheer mesh bodice. There is a center back zipper closure with train. In excellent vintage condition. **Please cross-refe...
Bob Mackie
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20th Century Cocktail Dresses
This Bob Mackie cocktail dress is composed of a black silk and features a beaded bow applique. There is an open back design with draping from the neck. Center back zipper closure. I...
Bob Mackie
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20th Century Skirt Suits
This Bob Mackie ensemble is composed of a black wool with a sheer rhinestone accent at the upper neck and back. The blouse features a zipper closure. The classic pencil style skirt...

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