Spring Sartorial Surprise - Visions of Vintage, May, 2022

  • Tuesday May 10th
  • Sturbridge Host Hotel & Conference Center
  • Sturbridge, MA

Our annual Spring Sartorial Surprise - Visions of Vintage marks a welcome change of seasons here in New England with our return to live, in-person sales in Sturbridge, Mass. This fast paced vintage extravaganza is sure to have something for every sartorial enthusiast with new-to-market vintage treasures from many museums, historical societies and a select few private collections.  This sale includes:

  • A Versace Couture Evening Suit, S/S 1998
  • Missoni & early knitwear from The Museum at FIT 
  • A rare Jeanne Lanvin crepe chiffon 1910s day dress
  • Accessories, textiles & clothing from The Estate of Doris Duke & The Newport Historical Society
  • Historical costume from The Costume Collection of the National Society for the Colonial Dames of America
  • Ethnographic textiles & costumes from The Ohio State University
  • 20th C designer & couture from Sam Houston State University

Other exceptional items include: 18th C stays & 19th C corsets, Regency Era day, evening & undergarments, and works by YSL, Jeanne Lanvin, Christian Lacroix, Gianni Versace, Chanel, Hermes, Thierry Mugler, Bonnie Cashin, Lea Stein, Shultz, Pavone & more.

As always our sales continue to offer an unparalleled selection of Victorian & Edwardian gowns, corsets, lingerie & foundations, traditional clothing & textiles from around the globe, early 20th opera coats & capes, beaded & lame' garments, 20th designer coats, evening & day wear, hats, gloves & handbags and an extensive variety of 20th C galalith & bakelite jewelry.