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  • Preowned 1950s Claire Mccardell Polished Cotton Romper Playsuit
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    Preowned 1950s Claire Mccardell Polished Cotton Romper Playsuit
    What Fun! Easy, Comfortable And Yet Fashion Forward...all Hallmarks Of American Designer, Claire Mccardell. This Polished Cotton Romper By Townley Features A Graphic Micro-Floral Print With Dolman Style Sleeve Construction And Button Front. Consider Adding A Wide Belt To Create Hot Pants For A Whole Different Look. Originally Retailed At Saks Fifth Avenue...excellent Vintage Condition With A Couple Of Inexplicable Blue Marks At The Back Shoulder That Are Easy To Overlook Due To The Graphic Design.Fits Like A Modern Day Size 6 With Loose Unstructured Construction...the Following Measurements Are Offered As A Guideline.Bust 47"Waist 42.5"Hips 41.5"Inseam 2.25"Sleeve Length From Underarm To Cuff 15"Total Length From Shoulder To Hem 29.75"
  • Preowned 1930's Claire Mccardell Brown Boatneck Dress
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    Preowned 1930's Claire Mccardell Brown Boatneck Dress
    Rare And Beautiful Claire Mccardell Day Dress. Mrs. Mccardell, The Mother Of "american Look" With Her Casual Design Seemed To Created This Dress As A Perfect Example Of Her "look". The Brown Dress Has A Perfect Fit With Its Side Zipper, Darted Bodice, And Boat-Neck Front. It Is Perfectly Functional With Its Below The Knee Circle Skirt, Bow Placement For Cleavage Coverage And Covered Shoulders Just Enough To Be Appropriate Yet Free For Total Movement Of The Arms. Finally, This Piece Was Perfectly Stored. A True Piece Of Perfection! Modern Size 0/2Hem Can Be Lengthened 2 Inches*all Mrs Couture Garments Have Been Professionally Cleaned And Thoroughly Checked Before Shipping, So That They Are Ready To Wear Upon Arrival.
  • Preowned Rare 1940s Vintage Claire Mccardell Dress Clothes By Townley Stripes
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    Preowned Rare 1940s Vintage Claire Mccardell Dress Clothes By Townley Stripes
    This Claire Mccardell Vintage Dress Is From The 1940S And Came From One Of The Finest Estates Of Vintage Mid Century Designer Clothing I've Ever Had The Privilege Of Handling. The Dress Is Made Of A Red Striped Cotton And Has A Double Breasted Button Front Bodice And A Fabric Sash Tie At The Neck. There Are Deep Side Pockets, An Attached Fabric Belt And A Side Metal Zipper. This Is A Very Collectible Dress From The Legendary Designer Claire Mccardell. If You Aren't Familiar With Her, You Should Know That She Is Credited With Creating Some Of The First Sportswear Lines For American Women. You Can See Her Pieces At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Collection. This Dress Is In Such Incredible Condition That It Adds To The Value And Makes It Even More Collectible. The Owner Had Actually Known Claire Mccardell And Had Several Of Her Pieces. Excellent Condition!Bust: 36"Waist: 26"Hips: 44"Length From Nape Of Neck: 45"
  • Preowned 1950s Claire Mccardell Brown Plaid Wool Day Dress
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    Preowned 1950s Claire Mccardell Brown Plaid Wool Day Dress
    Impeccably Tailored 1950's Claire Mccardell Day Dress. Brown Wool With A Chocolate Brown And Grey Argyle And Plaid Throughout. Day Dress Features A Raise Neck Line With Buttons Down The Front And Bracelet Length Sleeve. Skirt Is Full With Inverted Pleats. Classic 1950's All-American Girl Look, Iconic To Mccardell's Design Philosophy. Excellent Condition, Not Lined. No Label, Part Of An Extensive Claire Mccardell Wardrobe Worn By A Stylish Client Who Resided In New York In The 1950's Then Denver Until She Reached The Age Of 95. This Type Of Tailoring Is Rare In Today's Garment Market. Small Fit At Waist. Hard To Find.
  • Preowned Claire Mccardell Cotton Faille Dress
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    Preowned Claire Mccardell Cotton Faille Dress
    American Modernist Claire Mccardell Defined The 50's In Her Casual Yet Refined Designs For The American Market. Her "go To" Silhouette Of A Bias Cut Fitted Bodice With Full Skirt Is Both Classic And Eternally Flattering. Cut In A Typically American Fabric, A Crisp Cotton Faille With A Tiny Victorian Print. Tiny Mother Of Pearl Buttons Define The Front Of The Dress With Hand Made Loops. The Bodice Elongates The Waist To A Point And Releases A Super Full Gathered Skirt With Deep Anchoring Hem. Large Portrait Lapels Frame The Face With Small Tight Cap Sleeves. Excellent Condition.Bust 30, Waist 25, 16 To Waist Plus 27" To Hem. Overarm 11" Hip 120", Hem 130"
  • Preowned 1950s Claire Mccardell Clothes By Townley Vintage Dress Plaid
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    Preowned 1950s Claire Mccardell Clothes By Townley Vintage Dress Plaid
    This Claire Mccardell Vintage Dress Is From An Estate I Acquired That Had A Collection Of The Most Important Us Mid Century Designers Including Mccardell, Clare Potter, Vera Maxwell, Bonnie Cashin, Ceil Chapman, Anne Fogarty, Anne Klein And Pauline Trigere. Her Closet Looked Like A Who's Who Of Designers Showcase. This Dress Is A Button Front Plaid Day Dress With A Bow At The Neck And Wonderful Rows Of Top Stitching On The Bodice. The Original Belt Is Missing And There Is A Small Repair To The Ribbon At The Neck That You Can See In The Photo. There Is A Side Metal Zipper There Are Two Labels, "claire Mccardell Clothes By Townley" And "little Traveler Geneva". I Have Shown The Dress With A Crinoline Under Skirt (Not Included) To Indicate The Fullness. I Would Estimate The Dress To Be A Modern Day Us Size 6, But Please Use The Measurements As A Guide.Bust: 36"-38"Waist: 26"Hips: FreeLength From Nape Of Neck To Waist: 16"Length From Waist: 30"
  • Preowned 1940's Claire Mccardell Silk Cocktail Dress
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    Preowned 1940's Claire Mccardell Silk Cocktail Dress
    Excellent Condition, Late 1940's Claire Mccardell, Silk, Fruits & Flowers Cocktail Dress.This Stunning Dress Features An All-Over, Painted-Style, Fruits & Flowers Printed Artwork In Gorgeous Autumnal Colors.Excellent Condition, Silk Fabrication With A Luxurious, Bright Sheen To The Face.The Dress Has A 'v' Shaped Front & Back Neckline With A 'wrap-Style' Front Bodice. Concealed, Metal Hook & Eye Closures At The Interior Front Waist.Extremely, Small, 24" Waistline With Pleated Folds At The Join Seam.Concealed Pockets At The Sides.Unlined.*measurements*There Is No Size Label Attached. We Estimate The Dress To Be A Us Petite With A Trim, 24" Waist Measurement.The Mannequin In The Photos Is A Us Size 6, And The Waist Is Too Tight On.Please Review The Measurements Below To Ensure An Accurate Fit:Flat Underarm To Underarm: 14"Flat Waist Across: 12"Flat Hips Across: 24"Center-Back Length:36"
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