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  • Preowned Rare Sybil Connolly Dublin 2pc Green Pleated Linen Evening Dress 1960s
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    Preowned Rare Sybil Connolly Dublin 2pc Green Pleated Linen Evening Dress 1960s
    Rare Sybil Connolly Dublin 2Pc Green Pleated Linen Top And Maxi Skirt 1960S...sybil Connolly Made Her Debut As A Designer In 1952, By The Following Year, One Her Gowns Was Featured On The Cover Of Life Magazine Titled... ‘Irish Invade Fashion World’ ...her Ball Gowns Were Photographed By Norman Parkinson For The July 1954 Edition Of Vogue...her Legendary Pleated Dresses Were Made Of Irish Handkerchief Linen, Connolly Said That She First Discovered This Featherweight Weave In A Northern Ireland Factory Where It Had Been Manufactured Many Years Earlier To Be Made Into Fine Linen Handkerchiefs For The Monarchs Of Europe, But After The First World War, There Weren’T Enough Of Them (Monarchs) Left...the Pleating Technique She Devised Took Nine Yards Of Linen To Create One Yard Of Finished Material! A White Evening Dress Called, First Love, Made Of Three Hundred Linen Handkerchiefs With Five Thousand Pleats Caused A Sensation In The Us...it Took Approximately Five Weeks To Create One Of Her Exclusive Pleated Linen Gowns...she Told The Los Angeles Examiner In 1955 That Her Work Was Rarely Copied Due To The Amount Of Handwork Involved...jacqueline Kennedy Wore One Of Connolly's Pleated Linen Dresses For Her Official White House Portrait.From The Early 1960S, A Lime Green Pleated Handkerchief Linen Evening Dress Consisting Of Top & Evening Skirt With The Original Coordinating Silk Stripe Belt...the Top, A Sleeveless Wrap Bodice, The Neckline Framed In A Deep Ruffle Of Pleated Linen...the Bodice Front And Back Is Done In Horizontal Pleating With A Deep Linen Peplum Below (To Be Tucked Into The Skirt), Fully Backed In White Taffeta (You Can See The Immaculate Stitching, As The Pleats Are Attached To The Lining!)...the Top Closes At The Side With Hand Covered Hooks And Handmade Eyes...the Matching Long Skirt Is Pleated In Four Panels, The Front And Back Form An A Line Shape Of Horizontal Pleats With Vertical Cording At Each Front & Back Side, Each Side Is A Separate Panel...the Skirt Closes With Hooks At The Narrow Banded Waist And Is Fully Lined In White Taffeta...there Are A Couple Of Spots To Mention One On The Ruffle At The Bodice Front And A Couple On The Skirt 3 On The Lower Side One Small And Probably Age Related, The Other Along The Cord Edge And One On The Skirt Lower Back...the Lining Of The Bodice Has Light Yellowing At The Upper Back, Possibly Makeup...we Have Not Had This Amazing Piece Cleaned...as It Is It Could Be Worn With A Little Adjustment To A Pleat Here And There, The Spotting Isn't Blatant! The Fabric Is Fresh And Strong, With No Weakness...please Email For Detailed Photos Of The Spotting!In Excellent Wearable Condition... All Our Clothing Is Inspected For Condition And Is Ready To Wear...any Condition Issues Will Be Noted...for Visual Comparison Our Mannequin Is A Size 4Please 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:Top Note: The Bodice Will Fit A Larger Bust & WaistBust 40"Waist 34"Shoulder Top To Edge Of Pleated Fabric 16"Linen Peplum 7 1/4"SkirtWaist 31"Hip 40"Length 41 1/2"Contour Silk Wast Belt35 1/2" End To End2 1/2" Wide
  • Preowned 1950s Sybil Connolly Irish Tweed Plaid Cape Coat
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    Preowned 1950s Sybil Connolly Irish Tweed Plaid Cape Coat
    Excellent Condition Sybil Connolly Irish Tweed Plaid Cape Coat.This Beautiful Cape Was Designed By Sybil Connolly During The 1950's In Ireland, As Labeled.The Beautiful Turquoise Color Is Very Vibrant And Clean.The Cap Features Triple Button Front Closures With Self-Fabric Covered Faces.Twin Patch Pockets At Front.Fully Lined In Crips Silk Taffeta.*measurements*There Is No Size Label Attached. We Estimate The Dress To Be A Us Size Medium. The Mannequin In The Photos Is A Us Size 6, And The Cape Fits Very Well.Please Review The Measurements Below To Ensure An Accurate Fit:Chest Line Across From Outer Side Seam To Outer Side Seam: 25"Flat Waist Horizon Across: 29"Flat Hips Horizon Across: 32"Flat Hemline Across: 35"Center-Back Length: 40"Rear Shoulder To Shoulder: 17"
  • Preowned Sybil Connolly Burgundy Dress, Circa 1956
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    Preowned Sybil Connolly Burgundy Dress, Circa 1956
    A Rare Example Of The Work Of Legendary Irish Designer Sybil Connolly, This Beautiful Dress Is Crafted In Garnet-Coloured Irish Linen, Micro-Pleated To Create A Garment That Is Sculptural And More Resilient Than Most Couture. With A Wonderfully Undulating Neckline, The Bodice Is Further Enhanced By Artfully Layered Irish Linen Leading To A Bell Skirt Which Features A Large Inverted Pleat On Each Side, Secured By The Original Silk Bows.Constructed In Micro-Pleated Garnet-Coloured Irish LinenFeaturing Inverted Pleats To The Side Of The Skirt With Silk BowsZip And Hook And Eye Fastenings To The RearExcellent Condition With Some Signs Of Wear To The Linen Along The Zip Line And Bears The Original Label And LiningProfessionally Dry Cleaned And Ozone-TreatedInspected By A Couture-Trained SeamstressAll Vintage Items Have Been Previously Worn, Gentle Signs Of Wear Are An Inherent Part Of The PieceBust: 79CmWaist: 68CmHips: 106CmLength: 79.5CmWe Estimate This Piece To Be A Uk Size Xs
  • Preowned Sybil Connolly Orange Top And Skirt, Circa 1958
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    Preowned Sybil Connolly Orange Top And Skirt, Circa 1958
    A Vibrant Orange Sybil Connolly Ensemble, Consisting Of A Wool Crochet Top And Silk Skirt, This Beautiful Two-Piece Will Work For Formal Events And Summer Parties Alike. The Top Features A Boat Neckline That Scoops Lower In The Back, And Three-Quarter Length Sleeves And Is Contrasted By A Structured Full Skirt, Which Features A Panel Of Boning In The Waist, Giving A Corseted Effect.Constructed From Orange Crocheted Wool And Silk Moir̩Comprising Of A Short Sleeved Top And Maxi Skirt With A Matching BeltFabric-Matched Buttons Fastenings To The Rear Of The Top And Hook And Eyes To The Side Of The SkirtExcellent Condition With The Original Label, Linings And Boning In The SkirtProfessionally Dry Cleaned And Ozone-TreatedInspected By A Couture-Trained SeamstressAll Vintage Items Have Been Previously Worn, Gentle Signs Of Wear Are An Inherent Part Of The PieceTop Shoulder: 43CmBust: 92CmLength: 40CmSleeve: 32CmSkirt Waist: 65CmHip: 100CmLength: 111CmBelt Length: 160CmWe Estimate This Piece To Be A Uk Size S
  • Preowned 1950s Sybill Connolly Couture Crochet And Ribbon Dress
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    Preowned 1950s Sybill Connolly Couture Crochet And Ribbon Dress
    This Is A Truly Stunning 1950S Lbd By Irish Couturier Sybil Connolly. The Main Body Of The Dress Is Made Of A Crochet That's Then Woven With Black Ribbon. There Is So Much Detail In The Fabrics That Make It A Truly Amazing Dress. It Has A Beautiful Structure To It Too That Gives A True Hourglass Figure.Sybil Connolly Was Known For Creating Haute Couture From Irish Textiles, Including Finely Pleated Linen As Seen On The Bottom Of This Dress. Her Fashion Label's Famous Clients Included The Likes Of Jacqueline Kennedy. Shoulders: 22"Bust: 36"Waist: 26"Hips: 36"Length: 40"
  • Preowned Sybil Connolly Black Dress, Circa 1969
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    Preowned Sybil Connolly Black Dress, Circa 1969
    A Fantastic Example Of Sybil Connolly's Signature Style, This Stunning Halterneck Gown Would Make The Perfect Choice For A Red Carpet Event. Constructed In Micro-Pleated Black Linen, The Gown Features A Flattering V-Neckline And Has An Exposed Back. With A Close Fit On The Bodice, The Skirt Is Made Up Of Tiered Ruffles For A Dramatic Feel.Constructed In Micro-Pleated Black LinenFeaturing A V-Neckline And Tiered Ruffle SkirtZip Fastening To The Rear And Hook And Eyes At The NeckExcellent Condition With The Original Label, Lining And FasteningsProfessionally Dry Cleaned And Ozone-TreatedInspected By A Couture-Trained SeamstressAll Vintage Items Have Been Previously Worn, Gentle Signs Of Wear Are An Inherent Part Of The PieceBust: 80CmWaist: 74CmHip: 100CmLength: 153CmWe Estimate This Piece To Be A Uk Size Xs
  • Preowned 1960s Couture Sybil Connolly Lace Blouse And Pleated Irish Linen Skirt
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    Preowned 1960s Couture Sybil Connolly Lace Blouse And Pleated Irish Linen Skirt
    1960S Sybil Connolly Labeled "softly Spoken" Off White Mesh Shirt With Pink Lace Overlay. Pleated Irish Linen Peachy/pink Skirt With Buttons Down Front. Condition: Excellent. Size 10Top: 36" Bust, 31" Waist, 42" Hips, 24" Sleeve, 13 1/2" Shoulder, 24" Length. Skirt: 27" Waist, 34 1/2" Hips, 38 1/4" Length.We Accept Returns For Refund, Please See Our Terms. We Offer Free Ground Shipping Within The Us. Let Us Know If You Have Any Questions.
  • Preowned Sybil Connolly Haute Couture Mauve Silk Ballgown
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    Preowned Sybil Connolly Haute Couture Mauve Silk Ballgown
    A Deep Mauve With A Hint Of Grey, In A Rich And Rustling Silk From Sybil Connolly, The Irish Couturier, Is Simple And Elegant At The Same Time, A Perfect Dress For Jewelry.The Bodice Has A Chic Drape And The Full Skirt Is Loosely Gathered At The Waist Echoing The Bodice Drape. There Is A Train At The Back For An Added Touch Of Glamour. The Dress Is Fully Lined And It Has An Attached Petticoat Made From Two Layers Of Very Fine Black Irish Linen. It Comes From The Estate Of A Personal Friend Of Sybil Connolly, An American Lady Living In Ireland. It Is In Excellent Condition. Measurements; Bust 36"Waist 24"Hips FullLength 50"
  • Preowned Sybil Connolly Reversible Irish Wool Coat & Matching Dress
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    Preowned Sybil Connolly Reversible Irish Wool Coat & Matching Dress
    Sybil Connolly, The Famous Irish Couturiere Was Well Known For Using Fabrics That Were From Her Native Country. The Beautiful Green Wools In This Outfit Are Excellent Examples. The Reversible Coat Is Olive Green Wool With A Delicate Woven Pattern On One Side And A Matching Green And Cream Hounds Tooth N The Reverse. There Is A Button And Loop Closure On The Solid Green Side And A Hook And Eye On The Other Side. Both Sides Have Generous Patch Pockets And The Coat Is Cut Full For Added Movement.The Matching Hounds Tooth Dress Or Jumper Is Open To The Waist. It Has A Series Of Internal Snaps And Fabric Buttons At The Center Front Of The Skirt. There Are Two Pockets On The Dress As Well. It Is Fully Lined In Silk And Bears The Sybil Connolly Label. Both Pieces Are In Excellent Condition.Measurements;Coat Shoulders 15.5"Bust 40"Sleeve 23.5"Length 40.5"DressBust 36"Waist 28"Hips 38"Length 39.5"
  • Preowned Sybil Connolly Black Pleated Linen Dress
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    Preowned Sybil Connolly Black Pleated Linen Dress
    This Inky Black Pleated Linen Dress Is So Elegant. The Dress Has Wide Straps , A Sweetheart Neckline With A Boned Bodice And A Left Side Zipper Above A Full Skirt. The Skirt Is Trimmed With Black Silk Bows On Either Side Above An Inverted Pleat. The Dress Is Fully Lined In Black Silk And There Is Sheer Organza Petticoat With A Horsehair Hem For Added Fullness. It Is In Excellent Condition.
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