Vintage Black Metal Snake Necklace or Belt 38″ Long 1970’s Adjustable Mesh

Gorgeous and dramatic Black Metal Snake Necklace Very long 38″ Mesh or belt, usually attributed to Whiting & Davis but ours is unmarked.

necklaceSelf adjustable, can clasp where you prefer. Can be worn double wrapped as choker, long single strand necklace, or belt.

Circa 1960’s or 1970’s, excellent overall condition Necklace 2with minor light color change in one area where the head was clamped onto the body. Shown in last photo, hard to see and doesn’t detract at all.

Finish on head and tail is combination silvertone and goldtone with rhinestone crystal eyes. Very light wear.  Find this and other Vintage Jewelry in our eBay Store Connectibles.

 

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ACME Studio Jewelry Memphis Group #01 Brooch Pin Richard Meier Architect Series Ltd Ed

acmeRemarkable piece of jewelry from Acme Studio known for their collaboration with the Memphis Group. Designed by noted American Architect Richard Meier and part of their Architect Series which was launched after the Memphis Designers Collection in 1986.

  • Titled #01 Brooch.
  • Handmade cloisonné with a silver plate.
  • Measures 1-1/4″ wide x 2-1/2″ high.
  • Excellent new condition, stamped on back. Statement work of art.

Background: RICHARD MEIER is an American born architecture graduate of Cornell University. Based in both New York and Los Angeles, Mr. Meier has designed commercial and residential structures. Museums from Atlanta (High Museum), Georgia to Frankfurt (Museum for Decorative Arts), West Germany. Meier has also designed furniture for Knoll, Tableware for Swid-Powell and Alessi. He was a professor at Yale in 1975 and 1977 and visiting design critic at Harvard from 1980 to 1981. He was commissioned in 1986 to do the J. Paul Getty Museum in Santa Monica, CA., completed in 1998.

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Madame Alexander Cissette Doll Jacqueline Jackie Kennedy Fashion Doll 1962 Suit, Box

Madame Alexander Cissette JacquelineWe are delighted to be offering a lovely Madame Alexander Cissette Doll Jacqueline, 1962 introduction to the Camelot years of JFK & Jackie! 

Beautiful version of Cissette, side part and classic flip. Blue wool suit with matching jeweled pillbox is so reminiscent of Jackie Kennedy’s own classic style.

Doll has gorgeous face paint, is in excellent condition. Suit itself has a few holes in the back of the wool skirt, not visible when on display from the front. Shoes a bit stretched but otherwise this doll is just lovely!

Original hang tag, original box in very good overall condition as well.

Outfit includes jersey blouse, skirt and jacket, white taffeta panties, hose and sling back shoes. Pillbox hat has red rhinestone jewels and is excellent.

Terrific addition to your collection!   

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Designer Miss Carnegie by Hattie Carnegie Vintage PInk/Red Jersey Turban Hat 1940s

Red  HatWe’re selling a stunning group of boutique designer hats, fresh from local collector. Statement hats for the proud woman who is not afraid to express herself and embrace her Red Hat 2inner Diva!! 

 

 

 

Featured here is an interesting Hattie Carnegie “Miss Carnegie” vintage 1940’s wool jersey hat, cheerful and delightfully unusual. Pink/Red with a whimsical little leaf on top, as this was an “apple” or similar fruit. Ultimate NYC “Big Apple” hat!  

  • 21″ around brim, size Small. 
  • Excellent overall condition. 

Unique and a real statement hat. Take a look at our 360 degree spin video below; you can stop and start the spin at any point by swiping with your mouse to see details.  Look at all of our designer hats in our eBay Store Connectibles.

Here is a brief partial article about Hattie Carnegie from Wikipedia.

Hattie Carnegie designs are in the collection holdings of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; and at the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History in Boynton Beach, Florida.

Hattie Carnegie (15 March 1880 — 22 February 1956) was a fashion entrepreneur based in New York City from the 1920s to the 1960s. She was born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Henrietta Kanengeiser.

The second oldest of seven children, Hattie Carnegie’s father was an Austrian Jewish artist and tailor, thought to have introduced her to the world of fashion.

Carnegie, who emigrated with her family to the United States at the age of six in 1886, was known for her elegant couture collection and secondary ready-to-wear lines. Her company was revolutionary in the sense that it was one of the first to introduce ready-to-wear to the high-end market. She pioneered the ‘head-to-hem’ boutique concept that paved the way for the future success of Ralph Lauren in America. Her company discovered some of the most prominent American fashion designers of the twentieth century, such as Norman Norell, Pauline Trigère and James Galanos; for nearly a decade, the made-to-order department was headed by Pauline Fairfax Potter.

Hattie Carnegie was originally a milliner and owned a successful shop on East Tenth Street in New York named Carnegie – Ladies’ Hatter. Despite the fact she had never sewed a seam in her life and had no formal training, she swiftly opened a dress shop on the Upper West Side and finally in 1923, she opened the famous Hattie Carnegie boutique at 42 East 49th street, close to the current address of Saks Fifth Avenue. Her shop, at its peak, carried her own ‘Hattie Carnegie Couture’ collection, Paris couture imports from Chanel, Vionnet and Dior, a fur line, her several ready-to-wear lines under different names, a costume jewelry line, a cosmetic line and even a chocolate line. Her dress designs were a massive success and soon she had such clients as Joan Crawford and the Duchess of Windsor. Hattie Carnegie’s colorful clothing and ultra-chic costume jewelry, even today, are greatly sought after by fashion and jewelry collectors.

Carnegie enjoyed tremendous success throughout her career but the proudest moment came when she designed the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) uniform in 1950. They were adopted for wear on New Year’s Day 1951. On 1 June 1952, Hattie received the Congressional Medal of Freedom for the WAC uniform design and for her many other charitable and patriotic contributions. The WAC design was so timelessly elegant that it was still in use for women’s U.S. Army uniforms in 1968.

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Enid Collins Purse Texas 1964 Original Box Bag Americana Eagle Wood Purse Handbag

purseFabulous is the only word for this 1963 signed Enid Collins Purse of Texas “Original Box Bag”, titled “Americana.”  Initialed on front of bag lower right; signed inside. 

– 1964, hand decorated with brilliant ruby red jewels on an American Eagle iconic image.

– Excellent condition, some mild scuffs on back, super-clean inside. Leather purse 2latch in very good condition.

– 11″ x 8-1/2″ x 2-3/4″, larger size she made.

– Jointed wood inside, great attention to detail and fine quality.

– Embellishments are all intact and lovely.

– Dark Mahogany wood. 

Great opportunity to add a very special vintage Enid Collins bag to your vintage inventory. We have another one from 1963 in the “Night Owl” design, listed separately. Happy to combine shipping for extra savings.  Please look at all of our purses in our eBay store Connectibles.

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Stuart Weitzman Boots Black Quilted Patent Leather Navigator Tall Boots Size 10 Medium

BootsTerrific pair of Stuart Weitzman Boots – black quilted patent leather navigator tall boots, women’s size 10 Medium. Made in Spain. Original retail price was $525. Last two photos are stock photos for the style; other photos show the actual pair you are purchasing.

Details:

Color: Black

  • Glossy patent leather upper with quilted shaft
  • Round toe
  • Saddle style vamp
  • Buckle strap along top
  • Size zip closure
  • Fabric lining with logo embossed rubber sole
  • 3/4″ stack heel
  • 16-1/4″ tall, 15-1/2″ around widest point 
  • 11-1/8″ long from toe to heel, 3-5/8″ across sold at widest point.

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From Wikipedia on Stuart Weitzman:

Stuart Weitzman’s trademark use of unique materials (e.g., cork, vinyl, lucite, wallpaper, and 24-karat gold) and his attention to detail garnered him and his company a global following. His shoes are sold in over 70 countries.

In the late 1950s, Weitzman’s father, Seymour Weitzman, started a shoe factory in Haverhill, Massachusetts, called “Seymour Shoes” (also sold under the label: “Mr. Seymour”). Stuart began designing shoes for his father’s business in the early 1960s, when he was in his 20s.

Weitzman graduated from George W. Hewlett High School in 1958 and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 1963. When Seymour died in 1965, Stuart took over the business with his older brother Warren. They sold the business to a company in Spain in 1972, but Stuart continued to design shoes for the company. In 1994, he bought back the business, but he continues to manufacture his shoe designs in Spain.

Since 2002, Weitzman has provided one-of-a-kind, “million dollar” shoes to an Oscar nominee to wear at the Oscars. For the 2007 Oscar ceremony, shoes were designed for and provided to Diablo Cody, who subsequently declined to wear them, stating that she was not aware of nor interested in the publicity attendant with wearing the shoes.

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Petitcollin France Hansel and Gretel 2 Doll set Designed Nathalie Lete 15″ NRFB

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

We’re selling a fantastic group of NEW in original boxes PETITCOLLIN dolls, safely made either in France or EU (European Union.) This listing features a set of TWO very special dolls, designed by acclaimed French artist Nathalie Lete.  Her unique version of Hansel and Gretel, each in collector’s special case with clasp.  Boxes are substantial and interesting in their own right.

  • Each is 40 cm, 15-3/4″
  • Fixed eyes, elaborate costumes.
  • Gretel is a Petitcollin “FRANCETTE” style doll, long hair. Hansel has painted hair. 
  • VERY special and charming limited edition boutique set, wonderful on display.
  • You are purchasing BOTH dolls in this listing.

We have other wonderful PETITCOLLIN styles listed in our eBay  store Connectibles.

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Velvet New Boho Art Patchwork Watercolor Burnout Kimono Jacket

bohoPictured here is a discontinued artist-designed Boho Art patchwork velvet burnout kimono jacket; NEW condition with no tags, originally sold for $149.  Closeout, unbranded but the quality is recognizable and gorgeous!  All season, lightweight, great over slacks, dresses, jeans. Casual to dressy, rayon and nylon, unlined. 

Beautiful teal and brown, rich colors, kimono style sleeves.  

Great detail on front “shawl” color where it is stitched on the bottom.  True wearable art!  Available in our eBay store Connectibles.  See spin video below for full view of jacket.

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2015 Official 141st Kentucky Derby Tote Bag LE Rebecca Ray NWT Horse Equestrian

kentuckyProud to be the officially licensed tote of the 141st Kentucky Derby!®.

Limited Edition, these sell out fast each year so don’t delay! 

Luggage-weight nylon.

Bridle leather handles.kentucky2

Sturdy three-snap closure.

Original Rebecca Ray artwork inspired by two of the most famous, historic American horse races. Bench-made by American Artisans.

Dimensions: 16.5” x 13.5” x 3”kentucky3

Also pictured is a special pink/white edition for Kentucky Oaks that was issued in partnership with “Bright Pink” – a national non-profit that focuses on detection and treatment of breast & ovarian cancer in young women. Both items can be found in our eBay Store Connectibles.

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Robert Tonner Peanuts Snoopy & Belle LE only 100 2 Doll Giftset NRFB New Release

SnoopyWe are delighted to be offering Robert Tonner’s newest fashion icons; Snoopy & Belle In Fashion! A must for the Snoopy collector and a first for Robert Tonner fans! VERY small limited edition of only 100 sets made; we have only one available in hand. Don’t delay and end up disappointed!

With an animalistic love for fashion and their sheer good nature, Peanuts favorite Snoopy & Belle step out on the Tonner scene in style.

Brand new sculpt created by Tonner for the Peanuts gang, this new collection is filled with glamor and a touch of whimsy!

You are purchasing BOTH dolls in this gift set. 

DETAILS:

Vinyl white skin tone, black velvet ears. 

Snoopy is approx 13″ tall and is wearing removable black jacket & pants, white shirt, polka dot bow tie, black sequin shoes, socks, sunglasses. 

Belle is approx 12″ tall and is wearing pink polka dot tulle dress, petticoat with panties, hair bow, necklace, bracelets, glitter canvas shoes.  These and many more collectables are available in our eBay Store Connectibles.

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