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Fashion For Sale
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Hermès Gris, Silk Quadrige II 90 Scarf
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Hermès Gris, Silk Quadrige II 90 Scarf Condition Details: This item is in unworn condition. XUPES REFERENCE AA0170 BRAND Hermès MODEL Scarf AGE 2022 GEND...
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2010s French Fashion

Hermès Beu Roy, Rouge, Gris Bleute Silk Ex-Libris En Cravates Twill 90 Scarf
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Hermès Beu Roy, Rouge, Gris Bleute Silk Ex-Libris En Cravates Twill 90 Scarf CONDITION NOTES This item is in unworn condition. XUPES REFERENCE AA0168 BRAND Hermès MODEL Scarf AGE 2...
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2010s French Fashion

Rimowa Luggage Small DJ Suitcase
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Used vintage Luggage aluminium suitcase, famous for dj traveling the world. size is 28 cm x 37cm x 13 cm Please note that vintage items are not new and therefore might have minor imp...
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1980s German Fashion

Louis Vuitton Damier Graphite Keepall Bandouliere 45 Duffle Bag with Strap
Located in Dix hills, NY
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20th Century Fashion

Mignon Strapless Bustier Dress with Large Flower
Located in Water Mill, NY
A fabulous bustier dress from Mignon in grey and pink silk. It has a boned, ruched front crossing sweetheart cut strapless neckline piped on the edge in 2 shades of light grey. A f...
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Early 2000s American Fashion

Louis Vuitton Crossbody Juliette 872637 Navy Blue Monogram Mini Lin Canvas Bag
Located in Dix hills, NY
Width (inch) : 8.26 inch(approx) Width (cm) : 21 cm(approx) Height (inch) : 4.33 inch(approx) Height (cm) : 11 cm(approx) Depth (inch) : 17.7 inch(approx) Depth (cm) : 45 cm(ap...
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20th Century Fashion

Christian Dior by John Galliano Diorissimo Monogram Bustier
Located in Bressanone, IT
Dior Bustier in diorissimo oblique blue monogram. Size FR 95.
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Early 2000s Fashion

Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Comedie Carrousel Bag
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
This LOUIS VUITTON Carrousel is in Excellent Pre-Owned Condition accompanied by Louis Vuitton Dust Bag, Lock, Keys, Clochette, Care Booklet, Ta...
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2010s French Fashion

Important Vintage 1990s Gianni Versace Jeans Couture Op Art Belted 90s Jacket
Located in San Diego, CA
Important, and super rare vintage 90s GIANNI VERSACE Jeans Couture fitted op-art geo floral printed jacket! Amazing fit, with an equally impressive signature Versace print. Attached ...
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1990s Italian Fashion

Christian Lacroix Vintage Iconic Jewelled Cross Print Top Size L
Located in Nice, FR
CHRISTIAN LACROIX vintage red short sleeve top featuring an iconic large jewelled cross print on the front. Label reads 15 CHRISTIAN LACROIX. Made in Greece. Size tag reads : L. Pl...
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20th Century French Fashion

Beautiful Vintage White Sheer Pearl + Beads + Sequins Encrusted Shawl Scarf
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful vintage white sheer oversized piano shawl / scarf! Feature thousands of hand-sewn pearl, beads, rhinestones and sequins. Pearl tassels feature pink iridescent pailliettes o...
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Late 20th Century Fashion

Original Rare 1989 Hermes Silk Scarf “ Giverny” by Laurence Bourthoumieux
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Original Rare 1989 Hermes Silk Scarf “ Giverny” by Laurence Bourthoumieux Laurence Bourthoumieux’s tribute to Claude Monet who settled in Giverny in 1883...
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1980s French Fashion

Carbo Linen Scarf in Black and White Block Printed Pattern, Handmade By Artisan
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
An effortless classic style statement, this beautiful linen scarf, adds modern elegance and timeless quality as an accessory which can be used suitably for personal / workwear or as ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Fashion

John Galliano Grecian Inspired Asymmetric Ivory Silk Chiffon Dress
Located in Los Angeles, CA
John Galliano circa 2000 angelic elegant evening gown inspired by Grecian fashion. Asymmetrically fashioned in ivory silk chiffon delicately crafted in crisscross draped bodice. L...
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Early 2000s Fashion

Christian Dior by John Galliano grey silk trained evening dress, fw 2004
Located in London, GB
• Christian Dior by John Galliano • Bias cut evening dress • Cowl neckline • Front leg slit • Criss-cross belt with palladium Dior buckle • Fabric covere...
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Early 2000s French Fashion

Incredible Vintage Giorgio di Sant Angelo 80s White Fully Beaded Bodycon Dress
Located in San Diego, CA
Incredible, sexy, and timeless vintage 1980s Giorgio di Sant Angelo white beaded dress! Encrusted with thousands of seed beads, rhinestones, etc...T...
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1980s French Fashion

Vintage Thea Porter Couture 70s Floral & Butterfly Embroidered Dress
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This vintage '71-'72 Thea Porter Couture dress is a total showstopper! With its exotic floral and butterfly embroidery making a stunning statement, you'll never go unnoticed in this ...
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1970s Fashion

Granite Ombre Dyed Black and White Artisanal Linen Scarf
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Custom design by Studio Variously, Granite is a light weight linen scarf. It is finely handwoven by master artisans in Nepal. A sustainable design brand based out of Michigan, Studio Variously exclusively collaborates with artisan communities to restore & revive ancient techniques by exploring custom modern designs in textile based products. A beautiful translucent appeal is crated by the natural texture of linen & a portion is intentionally left undyed. Classic in appeal , this piece is a timeless accessory. The dyes used are 100% certified eco friendly Swiss dyes making this piece completely biodegradable in nature. Soft in hand feel this light weight translucent scarf is easy to blend in with most outfits and perfect gift or personal wear accessory for indoor, outdoors or travel. Classic & unisex in design, Granite linen scarf is a true sustainable luxury statement piece and also supports artisan communities ethically. Material: 100% linen from Belgium Size: 95 x 220 cm ( generously sized ) Color: Dark Gray and remaining portion is undyed linen. Artisan base: Ethically and responsibly handwoven by artisans in Nepal. Wash care: Gently hand wash using gentle detergents . Hang dry in cool shaded place or delicately dry clean only. Packaging: Each piece comes with its individual envelope shaped pouch made with canvas cotton and natural wood buttoned closure. This is also made by our artisans to keep the production inclusive. This sustainable packaging also ensures longer life for the handwoven scarf...
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21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Fashion

A Pierre Balmain Lurex Knitting Three-pieces Set - France Circa 1980
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1980 France Pierre Balmain three-piece knitwear set in silver and purple lurex. Long-sleeved, tight-fitting top with cuffs. Small turtleneck closing with invisible staples. L...
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1980s French Fashion

Pebble Soft Classic Artisanal Linen Scarf
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Custom design by Studio Variously, Pebble is a light weight linen scarf. It is finely handwoven by master artisans in Nepal. A sustainable design brand ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Fashion

Hermes Kelly 25 Etain Sellier Shoulder Bag Tin Grey Z Stamp, 2021
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Kelly 25 Etain Sellier Shoulder Bag Tin Grey Z Stamp, 2021 The ultimate modern chic 25cm Kelly in the best neutral ever! Brand New in Box. Store ...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Fashion

Charcoal Classic Artisanal Linen Scarf
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Custom design by Studio Variously, Charcoal is a light weight generously sized linen scarf. It is finely handwoven by master artisans in Nepal. A sustai...
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21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Fashion

Vintage 1950's Emma Domb Red Roses Illusion Print Tulle Full-Skirt Party Dress
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
An absolutely sensational Emma Domb red roses floral tulle full-skirt party dress dating back to the mid 1950's. This figure flattering silhouette was inspired by Christian Dior's 'n...
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1950s American Fashion

MONIQUE LHUILLIER White Silk Wedding Gown with Halter & Rhinestones Size 6-8
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Monique Lhuillier gown is composed of a white bias cut silk and features a rhinestone applique at the empire waistline. There is a center back zipper closure, and train. In ex...
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20th Century American Fashion

Judith Leiber Full Bead Minaudiere Chain Evening 1ma4 Silver X Gold Crystals
Located in Dix hills, NY
Like New in Box 7.5"x2"x4" (SA 9.9/10) Includes Box, Dust Bag, Mirror and Box. Handled for photography, amazing shape. 19x10x4.5cm.
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20th Century Fashion

Ivory Lace Drop-Waist Wedding Gown with Bateau Neck - XS, 1950s
Located in Tucson, AZ
The unusual combination of a drop waist and fit-and-flare silhouette impart a charm reminiscent of Givenchy's designs for Audrey Hepburn. Perfectly balanced by transparent lace cap sleeves and bateau neck, and punctuated with a half bow on the bodice. Ballet length ivory lace wedding gown...
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1950s American Fashion

Vintage 1950's Bergdorf Goodman Ivory Sequin Embroidered Tulle Strapless Gown
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
In this gorgeous early 1950's Bergdorf Goodman ivory-white gown, the detailed construction and meticulous attention to detail are comparable to what you will find in modern haute-cou...
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1950s American Fashion

TESU Indigo Gold Silk Scarf In Classic Shibori Print Handmade By Artisans
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Custom design by Studio variously, TESU is a classic lightweight silk scarf can be very well used as a scarf or a wrap. It is made by master shibori artisans in India. A sustainable design brand based out of Michigan, Studio Variously exclusively collaborates with artisan communities to restore & revive ancient techniques by exploring custom modern designs in textile based products. The name TESU is derived from root word Tesuji shibori technique orignated from Japan where Tesu means hand and Suji means stripes. Tight winding the fabric to create stripes pattern, created all by hand. Natural indigo is used to dye the 40 gms silk textile carefully one piece at a time by our skillful artisans in India. The base color of the scarf / wrap is created by using dyes created from Acacia Tree. An effortless classic style statement, this beautiful silk scarf, also a perfect mindful gift, is a pure statement piece that adds modern elegance and timeless quality as an accessory which can be used suitably for personal / workwear or as a travel accessory. The seams of this silk piece are finished to give it a clean modern look. Eco-friendly dyes, free of toxic chemicals are specifically engineered to ensure longer life for natural yarns used. Classic in design, Tesu is one of a kind timeless scarf that is a true sustainable luxury statement piece and also supports artisan communities ethically. Material: 100% pure silk Size: 112 cm x 112 cm ( 44 inch X 44 inch ) (generously sized square shape ) Color: Deep cream gold , Indigo Artisan base: Ethically & responsibly handmade by artisans in India. Wash care: Gently hand wash using gentle detergents. Hang dry in cool shaded place. Packaging: Each piece comes with its individual envelope shaped pouch made with canvas cotton and natural wood buttoned closure. This is also made by our artisans to keep the production inclusive. This sustainable packaging also ensures longer life for the handwoven scarf...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Fashion

Hermes Scarf Nano Brides de Gala New With Box
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Scarf Nano Brides de Gala New With Box Please see pictures with measurement. This is a nano small scarf FINAL SALE
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21st Century and Contemporary French Fashion

Hermes Scarf Faubourg Tropical Pierre / Rose 90 Silk New w/Box
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers a guaranteed authentic Hermes Faubourg Tropical scarf featured in Pierre ( Stone) and Rose. Designed by Octave Marsal and Theo de G...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Fashion

Jean Paul Gaultier Virus Newspaper Gigi Hadid Bella News Kardashian Top T-shirt
Located in PARIS, FR
Vintage virus newspaper top by Jean Paul Gaultier! Gaultier is in the news:) Remix virus takes body & soul! The same top is worn by Gigi Hadid and Kourtney Kardashian! EXCELLENT con...
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Early 2000s Italian Fashion

Hermes Scarf Objets de Curiosite Bleu Lavande / Gris Silk 90
Located in Miami, FL
Mightychic offers an Hermes scarf Objets de Curiosite designed by Rosa Maria Unda Souki. In Bleu Lavande and Gris colorway. Made in France. Signatur...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Fashion

Goyard Suitcase, Goyard Steamer Trunk
Located in Saint-ouen, FR
This beautiful Goyard suitcase features the very sought after woven canvas and honey color leather.Its sturdy and comfortable handle is in black leather .Its lock is in brushed brass...
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Late 20th Century French Fashion

Rare Roberto Cavalli Runway Grecian Serpent Silk Dress Gown
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Since Cavalli recently passed this is one of the most memorable runway gowns from the 2007 Roberto Cavalli collection. Highly collectible. Grecian drape with plunging neckline. Fashi...
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Early 2000s Fashion

Hermes Birkin 25cm Etain Gold Hardware Grey Bag
Located in New York, NY
Hermes Birkin 25cm Etain Tin Grey Gold Hardware Bag Brand New in Box. Store fresh. Pristine Condition (with plastic on hardware) Perfect gift!...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Fashion

Vivienne Westwood green harris-tweed 'Time Machine' skirt, fw 1988
Located in London, GB
Presenting the Vivienne Westwood green Harris tweed 'Time Machine' mini skirt, a remarkable creation from the Autumn-Winter 1988 collection tha...
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1990s British Fashion

Bustier wedding dress in guipure and beadwork Carven Junior late 1950's
Located in Saint-Ouen-Sur-Seine, FR
Bustier wedding dress in guipure and beadwork ( beads, rhinestone and sequins) Acetate lining and tulle petticoat ( attached to the dress) Boned on the side and back and wired bra ....
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1950s French Fashion

Vintage 1960's Malcolm Starr Beaded Ivory Chiffon Empire Goddess Bridal Gown
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
With the sparkling embellishment and ethereal ivory creme color, this dazzling 1960's Malcolm Starr evening gown does not disappoint. The substantial weight of the draped silk chiffon fabric whispers high-end luxury. The bodice is an elegant shelf-bust empire plunge with sparkling adornment. Metallic gold embroidery and beadwork cover the whole bust; giving the garment so much depth and texture. This figure flattering designer gown...
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1960s American Fashion

Grace Kelly Inspired Ivory High-Neck Illusion Wedding Gown and Cap – XS, 1951
Located in Tucson, AZ
An alluring, yet fully-covered gown for those brides who seek modesty without looking mousy, this wedding gown was custom-made for a 1951 bride who valued discretion and beauty in equal measure. Though this gown pre-dates Kelly's, it is strikingly similar to the Helen Rose gown Grace Kelly wore to her wedding to Prince Ranier in 1956. Ivory lace wedding dress with high neckline and narrow Peter Pan collar with 33 working covered buttons from navel to throat; illusion sleeves, upper back and upper chest with interior attached ivory camisole beneath. Pointed sleeves with 8 working covered buttons at each forearm; lightly puffed shoulders with petite interior shoulder pads. V-shaped front and rear waist seam with gentle gathers in back; free-hanging lace overlay skirt with cathedral train. Skirt fully lined in free-hanging ivory acetate with additional rear tulle lining for fullness. Matching Juliet cap...
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1950s American Fashion

Thierry Mugler Iconic Old Hollywood 1930's Inspired Dress Gown Wing Fin Accents
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Thierry Mugler Siren gown inspired by Old Hollywood fashions of the 1930's. Fashioned of white pleated viscose in a halter style featuring "win...
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21st Century and Contemporary Fashion

Jean Paul Junior Gaultier SS 1988 Runway Bonded Corset Denim Lace Up Jacket
Located in PARIS, FR
One of the most iconic Junior Gaultier pieces in the most adorable dark denim with golden flower pattern will snatch your waist! With oversized shoulders and corseted elements, alth...
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1980s Italian Fashion

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN green silk PLATOS ATLANTIS PRAYING MANTIS GOWN Dress L
Located in Zürich, CH
Alexander McQueen 'Praying Mantis' empire down in green silk (100%) with a round neck and is sleeveless. This collector piece is from the SS 2010 Platos Atlantis collection. Flares f...
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2010s Unknown Fashion

Beverly Hills 90210 vintage sunglasses 90s, ITALY
Located in Santa Clarita, CA
MAKE: Beverly Hills 90210 MODEL: Brandon - Gold - round MADE IN: Italy ERA: 1990s CONDITION: New Old Stock [never worn] DIMENSIONS: Lens width: 46 mm / 1 13/16 in Lens height: 40 ...
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1990s Italian Fashion

CHANEL White Caviar Leather Small Diana Gold Hardware Shoulder Flap Bag
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1994 Collection Caviar Skin Leather 8.75” W x 5.75” H x 2.75” D Strap Drop 20” Includes Dust Bag, Box 100% Authenticity Guaranteed
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1990s Fashion

1960s Emilio Pucci Silk Chiffon Mod Medallion Print Large Square Head Scarf
Located in Gresham, OR
1960s Emilio Pucci Silk Chiffon Mod Medallion Print Large Square Head Scarf: Mod floral pattern in pink, gray, black and white with a hand rolled edge! 34" Square.
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1960s Italian Fashion

Hermes Balcon Red & White Porcelain Dish
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Hermès Limoges porcelain square plate in the Balcon du Guadalquivir pattern. Comes with original box.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Fashion

Minimalist Ivory Lacquered Satin Ankle Length Sweetheart Wedding Gown – M, 1940s
Located in Tucson, AZ
When wartime rationing abbreviated garment lengths, brides used intricate seams and sharp tailoring to create interest in favor of volume. This shimmering example incorporates a scalloped waist seam and military shoulders to create a simple but striking gown emblematic of its time. Ivory wedding...
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1940s American Fashion

Vivienne Westwood Corset Iconic Rare 90s Red Label
Located in Berlin, BE
Extremely rare vintage original Vivienne Westwood corset. A stunning piece of Fashion History. One of the masterfully created iconic Westwood...
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1990s Italian Fashion

Pair of Gloves of Embroidered White leather - Circa 1950/1960
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1950-1960 France Beautiful pair of ceremonial gloves in white chamois leather with unreadable French stamp inside and dating from the 1950s. Elegant embroidery of black cotton pellets using...
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1950s French Fashion

EMILIO PUCCI 1970s White Pink Signature Butterfly Print One-Piece Swimsuit
Located in Munich, DE
Add a dose of Emilio Pucci's 1970s signature jet set glamour to your beachwear or vintage fashion collection. This fabulous and rare one-pie...
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1970s Italian Fashion

Amazing Vintage Nautical Anchor Novelty Chain Necklace Print Linen Dress
Located in San Diego, CA
Amazing vintage 1990s nautical dress! Fully lined fine linen, with gold silk thread printed to look like a chain necklace, with red embroidered anchor, encrusted with three rhineston...
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1990s American Fashion

D&G Dolce and Gabbana Corduroy Cord Bustier Military Vintage Cargo Top Corset
Located in PARIS, FR
Dolce and Gabbana corset from the 90s! Cargo style! 4 pockets on the front, 1 pocket on the back! VERY GOOD condition! Size: XS. Length with straps: 48 cm / 18.9 inch Armpit to arm...
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Early 2000s Italian Fashion

Gucci Monogram GG Supreme Canvas Hobo Shoulder Bag GG-B0204P-0001
Located in Downey, CA
Gucci Monogram GG Supreme Canvas Hobo Shoulder Bag GG-B0204P-0001 Don't miss your opportunity to own this stunning Gucci Beige/Tan GG Canvas Shoulder Bag. This gorgeous and classic ...
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2010s Italian Fashion

Jean Paul Gaultier Lion Cyberbaba Optical Illusion Vasarely 1996 Top Skirt Dress
Located in PARIS, FR
Iconic lion cyberbaba mesh dress by Jean Paul Gaultier! From the Spring Summer 1996 Collection! Skirt + top! For sale is an iconic and rare Jean Paul Gaultier Lion Cyberdot top from his spring summer 1996 collection that has been inspired by the 1979 film 'Mad Max' and Victor Vasarely. The computer-generated spot pattern on the back reflects the contours of the female body, with spot-print allover. The pattern are worn by a lot of celebrites, such as Kim Kardashian, Iggy Azalea, Cardi B...
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1990s Italian Fashion

CHANEL clear holographic multi color tinted CC silver rimless Sunglasses
Located in Genève, CH
- Pink to Turquoise translucent colors - Silver Metal - Late 1990s - Made in Italy - With boxcase - Little sign of use, good vintage condition
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Fashion

Lozza vintage sunglasses Old Italy
Located in Santa Clarita, CA
Lozza established in 1878, Lozza is the oldest eyewear brand in Italy, always a forerunner in its choice of styles and materials: in the '20s it launched the first sunglasses in cell...
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1980s Italian Fashion

Emilio Pucci Blue Gown
Located in London, GB
A wonderful long gown by Pucci. In a stunning colour palette , the dress has a back central zip, shoulder straps, gathering under the bust and a lined upper area. Measurements : B...
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2010s Italian Fashion

Chanel Mini Raffia Vanity Bag 2020
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Mini Chanel Raffia Vanity bag with blue stripes from the 2020 collection. It’s a crossbody bag and the shoulder drop of the leather-threaded gold ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Fashion

Fashion: Shop Vintage Clothing, Haute Couture and More

Fashion is littered with stories we can’t help but consume with voracity. Behind the world’s revered luxury houses and designers, there are often accounts of modest beginnings that gave way to the resonant work we’ve cherished all of our lives.

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel learned to sew under the tutelage of nuns in an orphanage. Later, as an impoverished teenager at a boarding school in central France, clad in the drab clothes of the underclass compared to those of her classmates, she furthered her needlework skills. By the early 1900s, she was helming a hat shop with help from her sister and her aunt.

Chanel made spare, unadorned hats at first, and the now-momentous “little black dress,” published in the form of a sketch in Vogue in 1926, symbolized her intention to design for all social classes. Working with simple lines and ordinary fabrics, Chanel created garments that she hoped would encourage women to leave extravagant clothes behind. The young milliner would soon become pivotal to the evolution of both covetable casual wear and handmade high-fashion apparel, building a brand that has influenced countless designers all over the world.

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only,” Chanel said. “Fashion is in the sky, in the street; fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”

Around the same time, a young former hotel bellboy named Guccio Gucci began to sell imported leather luggage from a small retail space in his native Florence, and it wouldn’t be long before he was overseeing a number of artisans who were making leather goods and other accessories. With the help of his sons, he opened a second shop in Rome and later launched his handbags, wallets and more.

There are people like Chanel and Gucci, sometimes of meager means, working in near obscurity to create lasting and innovative garments and accessories that today fill the interiors of our favorite boutiques and, ultimately, the closets of our home.

There are family-owned luxury-goods companies, such as Hermès in Paris, which began as a saddle manufacturer in the 1800s, serving the era’s carriage trade before it would expand to include venerable handbags as well as its numerous silk scarves, each emblazoned with a richly decorative design.

For many of us, the narratives behind the ornate monograms that adorn these iconic works are just as important as the items themselves.

Haute couture from the House of Chanel — practical, form-fitting evening dresses and menswear made of fine tweeds — has a long lineage, but now it’s earned a legitimate place in museums as often as it has in the homes of modern marquee influencers. Vintage Yves Saint Laurent leather clutches and handbags couldn’t have aged better over time, either. The French luxury fashion label’s long history of vibrant, gender-blurring designs, including the revolutionary Mondrian minidress in 1965, owe to the creative inclinations of a young Yves, who made paper dolls as a child and designed dresses for the women in his family by the time he was a teenager.

The appeal of vintage and designer clothing — whether it’s nostalgia for ’80s fashion treasures like oversize blazers or the bright and elaborate patterns that characterize sundresses of the 1960s — endures, and our appetite for irreplaceable garments as well as their riveting origin stories won’t recede anytime soon. An authentic handbag or purse from Hermès isn’t merely durable and alluring. The Birkin, for example, is hand-sewn according to Hermès’s centuries-old saddle-stitching technique, comes in a variety of exotic leathers and is also a savvy investment.

“The Birkin’s value has consistently risen and never fluctuated downward,” says Reece Morgan, head of handbags and accessories for Xupes, citing the fact that “production has been highly limited to maintain its unattainable aura.” In fact, he adds, Hermès has been “scaling back production each year.”

Today, we’re captivated by the work of prodigious Illinois-born talent Virgil Abloh, who not only triumphed in the fashion world with his Milan-based streetwear label Off-White, but was also a visual artist, a furniture designer and more. In 2018, Abloh, who learned about fashion from his seamstress mother, became one of the first Black designers to head a French luxury fashion house, having secured an artistic director role at Louis Vuitton.

“His clothing turns wearers into accomplices of his grand artistic scheme,” Michael Darling, the chief curator at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, wrote of Abloh’s work.

On 1stDibs, you can revel in the stories behind the fashion we love and browse everything from classic, one-of-a-kind gowns crafted by Parisian couturiers to stylish, modern streetwear designed by forward-looking brands. Shop 19th-century Louis Vuitton trunks or kaleidoscopic and colorful 1960s skirts by Emilio Pucci or edgy ensembles by visionary designers like Azzedine Alaïa. Your fashion journey begins right here.

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