1 of 21 images

Junior Sophisticates black paillette and pink linen dress and coat, 1960s


A Junior Sophisticates Original black paillette and pink linen dress and coat set from the 1960s designed by Anne Klein. Junior Sophisticates was started in 1948 by husband and wife Ben and Anne Klein, sophisticated designs for petite women in junior sizes, which prior to this tended to be surgery sweet teen wear. Anne Klein worked at Junior Sophisticates until the mid 1960s, when Anne Klein Studio and Anne Klein & Company were formed. From the 1960s this dress and coat ensemble is an interesting and chic combination of classic linen with black paillettes which were a big fashion item at the time. The coat is a traditional double breasted style with wide lapels and an open neckline perfect for adding a necklace, on seam front pockets, decorative black jewel buttons close at the inside coat front with hidden snaps. The coat is fully lined in pink crepe. The dress is a surprise, the top with black fabric straps and the bust covered with medium black paillettes and black stones front and back, the A line dress of bias cut pink linen. Fully lined it closes at the back with a painted metal zipper and hooks and eyes. Fits like a size 2-4 petite In excellent wearable condition... All our clothing is dry cleaned and inspected for condition and is ready to wear...Any condition issues will be noted...For visual comparison our mannequin is a size 4 Please check the measurements provided below and compare with your own measurements for the best possible fit! Please contact us if you have any questions about this item or need more photos… Measurements are in inches: Dress Bust 34 Waist 26 Hip 34 Shoulder top to hem back 36 1/2 Coat Bust 36 Waist 34 Hip 36 Shoulder back 13 3/4 Sleeve length 21 1/2 Center neck back to hem back 34


  • Designer
  • Brand
    Junior Sophisticates Originals
  • In the Style Of
  • Place of origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Material notes


  • Condition
  • Marked size
    2-4 petite (US)
  • Seller location
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Seller reference number
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
1stdibs seller since 2012
Typical response time: 2 hrs
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
More From This Seller
Anne Klein chunky gold metallic knit cardigan s...
Anne Klein, Anne Klein
Anne Klein chunky oversize gold metallic knit cardigan sweater from the 1990s. Cable knit sweater has V neckline and 4 gold buttons to close. Hip front pockets. Unlined, looks unworn...
Vintage Anne Klein Reversible sheared beaver an...
Anne Klein, Anne Klein
Vintage Anne Klein Reversible sheared beaver and fabric coat from the 1990s...The fabric print, in muted tones, gives the illusion of hand painting...Long full coat flares at the hem...
Jacqueline de Ribes cream & mint silk 3pc ensem...
Jacqueline de Ribes, Jacqueline de Ribes
Jacqueline de Ribes cream & mint silk 3pc ensemble 1980s...Beautifully constructed garments starting with the cream charmeuse silk sleeveless pull on blouse has a jewel neckline with...
Chanel cream tweed ruffle trimed jacket & skirt
Chanel, Chanel
Chanel ruffle trimmed tweed suit...cream tweed with flecks of cocoa,cream & lavender...ruffle edge trimming at collar, jacket & skirt hems...long jacket has princess seams, ruffle he...
You May Also Like
Carol Horn brown suede culottes and jacket, cir...
A fun piece for a festival, this two-piece is constructed in soft brown suede with a worn-in feel. The long sleeveless jacket fastens to the front with buttons and features pockets t...
1960s Oscar de la Renta Printed Jumpsuit w Slit...
Oscar De La Renta, Oscar De La Renta
I have had the twin of this in the shop before but the first was a little smaller then this one is. It is from earlier in his career and I love the statement making combination of th...
Adele Simpson Satin and Brocade Ensemble
Adele Simpson
Luxurious fabrics and beautiful construction define this 1960s evening skirt and blouse ensemble by Adele Simpson. The top is fashioned like a shirt, but in a rich gold satin, and ha...
1960s Arnold Scaasi Taffeta Large Scale Floral ...
Arnold Scaasi, Arnold Scaasi
Early in his solo design career, Arnold Scassi created this beautiful high waist A-line skirt. Perfect for all seasons and for those who need/want to cover their arms or shoulders, t...
Pauline Trigere Cream Wool Crepe Evening Suit
Pauline Trigère
Chic and elegant, this cream wool crepe evening suit from Pauline Trigere has just the right amount of ornamentation. The waist length jacket has a stand up collar and five large jew...
Dolce & Gabbana Stretch Silk Charmeuse Skirt Su...
Dolce & Gabbana, Dolce & Gabbana
Dolce & Gabbana, Spring 2003, stretch silk charmeuse skirt suit ensemble with inner boned bustier, adjustable side lacing and back zip. Skirt has adjustable back lacing, invisibl...
Yves Saint Laurent YSL Silk Leopard Print Blous...
Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
Yves Saint Laurent silk leopard print silk ensemble w/ wrap blouse and skirt, and matching sash. In excellent condition. Size EU 38 MEASUREMENTS: Blouse: Bust - 36" Waist - 34" ...
1970s Kent Originals Gold Lame Outfit
1970s Kent Originals Gold Lame Outfit Pants are high waisted Measurements - taken flat: Top: shoulders - seam to seam: 15.5 sleeve - shoulder seem to wrist cuff: 23.5" bust: 16...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries