Saturday, October 16, 2010

5 things: Black velvet vintage

The greater fashion world has a velvet crush right now, and so I'm showing some of the black velvet from my inventory.

(Click on photos for more information about the items.)


1. 40s vintage cotton velvet top and skirt


2. 50s velvet cocktail suit with gold jacquard collar


3. 50s cotton velvet swing coat


4. ca. 1940 bias cut rayon velvet dress


5. Detail from early 40s velvet cape



...one ought to have a sharp mind in a velvet sheath. -George Eliot

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