Browsing through Heather Ramey’s collection of rare vintage is like entering a portal to another world. Her wardrobe opens a veritable Narnia for fashion’s smartest, most insatiably curious (and sartorially daring) shoppers. From turn-of-the-century finery to meticulously constructed mid-century dresses, this century-spanning selection of apparel and accessories for men and women offers elusive (and alluring) relics from fashion’s history.
This treasured dress set was purchased originally in 1950s suburban New Jersey and features some of the decade’s distinguishing details. Features black cotton velveteen with New Look silhouette, low V-neck, and matching bolero with rounded shoulders. Jacket is fully lined and trimmed with embroidered velveteen daisies. Dress: Bust 35”. Waist 26.5”. Hips Open Sweep 142”. Jacket: Bust 36”. Sweep 29”. Sleeve length 25.25”. This gently used vintage garment is in good condition. Shows some signs of age.