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Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneThu, Sep 18, 2008 9:00 PM GMT


2501 E. Ontario St., Philadelphia, PA
Thursday, September 18, 2008, 6 PM EDT.

A very large offering of fashionable vintage clothing in excellent condition, including many designer pieces, from the estate of Belida Elson, Philadelphia, et al.
100 lots: Edwardian clothing, including dresses & walking suits; lace & beaded dresses from the 1920s; clothing from the 1930s & 1940s, black wool suit by Pierre Balmain, ca. 1937; theater coat with embellishment; dresses, gowns, fur coats, including mink & leopard; man's kimono from the 1940s; designer clothing from the late 1950s-early 1960s; glamorous swim suits & sportswear of all kinds, including Rudi Gernreich two-piece knit dress with matching stockings, early 1960's; ethnic clothing; fashion hats of all description, including Halston, Mr. John & others; leather day handbags, evening handbags & others; vintage shoes & boots, including 2 pairs of high-top, lace-up boots, early 1900s; some designer clothing from the 1980s & 1990s. Designers: Gilbert Adrian, Pierre Balmain, Geoffrey Beene, Burberry's of London, Pierre Cardin, Bonnie Cashin, Oleg Cassini, Victor Costa, Oscar de la Renta, Escada, Estevez, Anne Fogarty, Roy Halson Frowick, Carolina Herrera, Rudi Gernreich, Givenchy, Gucci, Norma Kamali, Donna Karen, Kenzo, Calvin Klein, John Kloss, Lanvin, Lawrence of London, Vera Maxwell, Mochino, Emilio Pucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Arnold Scaasi, Adele Simpson, St.John, Pauline Trigere, Emanuel Ungaro, Diane von Furstenberg, Adrienne Vittadini & others.