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Picasso!!! From the Archives

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Years ago I had a fantastic bright yellow 1950s Catalina swimsuit with an all over print of birds...doing what the birds and the bees do. It sold and has been long gone. The other day I posted the close up of the print on Instagram to show a friend who loves novelty prints and today someone mentioned that the print is a 1940s work by Picasso. I had no idea!! Behold....  

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Red Ruffles, From the Archives

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Red Ruffles, From the Archives

From the estate of a woman who had a whole slew of gorgeous house dresses! A 1930s cotton zip front day/house dress with red floral print and ruffled shoulders. Sold in 2010.     Shop cotton dresses on the website! 

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Purple Ceil Chapman! From the Archives

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Purple Ceil Chapman! From the Archives

One of the best Ceil Chapman dresses I've ever had, in a smashing shade of purple! Ceil was one of Marilyn Monroe's favorite designers, and one can easily see why.  

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Tropical Things Past

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Tropical Things Past

From the archives, an *amazing* black and yellow tropical floral print 1950s dress by Kamehameha of Hawaii....sold in 2006. Mondo exotica!      Shop vintage Hawaiian wear on the website!

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