• Ultimate vintage 1940's full length gown for all the garden parties. This beautiful rouched body with gorgeous floral flowy skirt that is perfect for swishing around in. The dress has a metal side zip opening as it's opening and closing.
  • Beautiful vintage 1940's rayon grape print day dress. This wonderful dress has a very light base grey background with white detailing on the print. This dress has a button down front as it's opening and closing.
  • Wonderful vintage 1950's polished cotton Hawaiian wiggle dress with the most beautiful waist belt detail with sash style detail off the west. The print of this dress is simply wonderful also and really mixes Asian symbolism with beautiful Hawaiian styling. The dress has as a metal back zip as it's opening and closing.
  • Absolutely gorgeous coral vintage 1940's hibiscus print day dress. This is the ultimate summery feelign dress that has a wonderful pocket detail on the bust. The dress is a button down front as it's opening and closing.
  • Absolutely outstanding vintage 1920's / 1930's folk or lawn style embroidered summer dress. This beautiful piece has the most gorgeous embroidery and detailing I've ever seen on this style of dress, it even has little embroidered butterflies. Dress has wonderful tie detail from neckline which you can cross around the body or just tie in a bow around the neck. Please note dress has been worn with slip on underneath which is not included. Dress has press stud opening on the side.  
  • Gorgeous white vintage 1920's / 1930's linen day dress with gorgeous piping detailing on the neckline with a little sailors bow style detail. It's truly a wonderful summer dress for all you deco loving people. Dress has no openings so it's a pull over the head situation.
  • Malihini is a Hawaiian family owned business that started in 1948 and still is running today. This incredible vintage 1950's Hawaiian print fitted muu muu style dress with gorgeous ruffle detailing on the sleeves and hem. The dress is a metal zip down the back of the dress as an opening and closing.
  • Absolutely gorgeous dusky pink 1920's / 1930's dress and jacket set. This beautiful set has a very deco ditsy style print of dotty flowers as it's print. This dress is beautiful and flowy and is perfect for all those garden parties your invited to. Dress has no openingings or closings so this is an the head job.
  • Splendid vintage 1950's colour block wiggle dress. This wonderful dress has pockets on the front and comes with it's orginal belt. This dress truly has wonderful colour of bright blue and pink and navy colour blocking detail. The dress has faux buttons down the front and a metal side zip as the opening and closing.
  • Out of this world vintage 1930's tomato red square deco print day dress. This dress has oodles of incredible design details. The shoulders have the most wonderful ruffle and cross stitching detailing and the sleeve is a beautiful unusual balloon sleeve shape. The dress also has wonderful puritan style colla with button opening. The dress has press stud opening on the side of the dress.
  • Gorgeous fairytale novelty print 1940's day dress. This wonderful day dress has the most wonderful detail on the bust and a gorgeous faux style pockets on the hips of the dress. The print has wonderful decptions of castles and people playing musical instruments in gorgeous blues, fushcia and whites that really is popping. The dress has hook and eye opening on the back of the neck and a metal side zip.
  • If you are looking for a piece with such a rich and vibrant history. This amazing 1950's Watumull's cheongsam is the piece for your wardrobe. The piece is made of silk and has depections of a fire bird with what looks like love heards in it's tail feathers. The brand Watmull's was started by Jhamandas Watumull, originally from Hyderabad, Sindh (in what became Pakistan), the son of a brick contractor, was one of the first people of Indian descent to come to Hawai‘i. Jhamandas left his home as a young boy of 14 to earn a living and help his disabled father. His mother sold her jewelry to buy his passage to the Philippines. Jhamandas stayed with an older brother and worked in Manila’s textile mills. He opened a small import shop in Manila that specialized in imports from the Orient with his partner Rochiram Dharamdas. The shop attracted American troops stationed in the Philippines and business was good. In 1913, when the troops were withdrawn from the Philippines and moved to Hawai‘i, the two partners decided to follow them and explore business opportunities. A year later, Dharamdas opened a branch of ‘Dharamdas and Watumulls’ on Hotel Street in Honolulu. Unfortunately, two years later, Dharamdas died of cholera and the store became Jhamandas’ responsibility. Unable to leave the Manila business for long, he decided to send his younger brother, Gobindram (GJ), to take care of the Honolulu store, which was renamed ‘East India Store’. GJ settled in Hawaii and, in 1922, married Ellen Jensen, an American music teacher. Ellen’s sister, Elsie Jensen, traveled to Hawaii in 1928 to visit her. Elsie then started working at Watumull’s East India Store as a window display designer. Watumull’s later commissioned Elsie to create hand-painted floral designs on silk for interior decoration. Her clothing designs would come later. (Honolulu). The initial years in Hawaii were difficult and trying. As the first Indian businessmen in Hawaii, they faced many setbacks, discrimination and daunting immigration laws, including denial of citizenship to GJ although he was married to an American. His wife, Ellen, lost her American citizenship because she had married a British East Indian subject. As time passed, the East India Store flourished, selling raw silk goods and ‘aloha shirts’ on the island, turning into a major department store, before eventually opening additional branch stores in Waikiki and the downtown Honolulu area. In 1954, there were a total of eight Watumull stores. Rejecting a consultant’s advice to change the “tourist-oriented” names of his stores like Leilani Gift Shop and focus on mainland-type goods, they opened more “tourist-oriented’ stores. During the next 20 years, the number of stores increased to 29 and included East India Stores, Aloha Fashions, Malihini Gifts and Leilani Gift Shops. The business became among the top 250 businesses of Hawai‘i. Over time, the Watumull stores have all closed down; one remains at the Ala Moana Center. The Watumull family also set up several local philanthropic and educational institutions, including the Rama Watumull Fund, the J. Watumull Estate, and the Watumull Foundation. Information found from the this wonderful blog The dress opens with a metal talon side zip - which indicates the piece is true to the 1950's please see this link for more information and has frog closures on the neckline. Re the dry cleaners labels, dry cleaners actually became popular in the 1950's so hence maybe the tag.  
  • Absolutely beautiful vintage 1940's dreamy rayon floral day dress. This beautiful dress has beautiful print of fox gloves and carnations in tones of pinks and purples with a gorgeous putty coloured background. The dress has button down to the waist as it's opening and closing.
  • Absolutely gorgeous 1940's rose and lilac floral printed house dress from iconic brand Textron. This piece is a true piece for any vintage loving persons wardrobe. It's tie waist really gives you that sinch shape on your waist. House dress has ties on the inside and on the outisde as well as a hook and eye on the waist as it's opening and closing.
  • Gorgeous vintage 1940's mocha background boarder print day dress. This wonderful dress has wonderful print of bow style with dots. It's rather mesmorising as a print. The dress has a button down to the waste and a metal side zip as the opening and closing.


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