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Sandra Stillwell Presents.....
EVERY DAY'S A HOLIDAY

Kansas City, MO
August 22 - 25, 2013


Photos courtesy of Jeff Lega, Terri Gold & Michael Basala

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Disclaimer
Please be aware that dark gloves and fabrics can stain your doll. Though every effort is made to test fabrics and ensure that dark and brightly colored fabrics do not stain, there is always a risk. It is advised that you do a vinegar rinse before putting them on your doll.
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Shipping charges are additional
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THE FLIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
Inspired by the hostess uniform worn by flight attendants on the Howard Hughes owned airline known as the "airline of the stars", this smart slate blue uniform features a cut out on the shoulder and decorative stitching on the matching hat. Completing the ensemble is a navy blue blouse, shoulder bag, shoes, and white gloves.
This style uniform was worn from 1944 - 1954.
The original inspiration uniform, designed by film designer Howard Greer, can be seen on display at both Kansas City's TWA Museum and the Garment History Museum. 
$150




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AULD LANG SYNE
Elegant evening gown of vintage metallic silk organza embroidered with a black floral motif features back detailing with a dramatic removable pleated bow and train of black silk taffeta. Accessories include black gloves, shoes, and jewelry.
Inspired by a Pierre Balmain design, circa 1953.
$165

Hairstyle by Kathy Johnson


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JINXED
This hauntingly stylish cocktail dress features a structurally impressive pointed bodice with a body hugging skirt of Parisian orange and black tweed, accented by metallic threads. Accessories include feathered hair decoration, black gloves, shoes and jewelry.
Inspired by a Modes Royale fashion, circa 1952.
$135



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FIRECRACKER
Strapless dress of red and white mini striped cotton features a faux wrap front accented by bows. This firecracker of a fashion is set off perfectly by a navy blue cotton sateen jacket, large navy blue braided hat, shoes and jewelry.
Inspired by a Modes Royale design, circa 1950.
$135

Hairstyle by Kathy Johnson


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CANDLELIGHT
This companion gift set to Yuletide Splendor features a beautifully tailored jacket in winter white and silver silk shantung paired with a sweeping skirt of brilliant blue chiffon. A fur muff and large hat will keep your favorite doll warm in the brisk evening chill. Pair the matching silk cigarette pants with the jacket for a different look.
Inspired by a Maggy Rouff design, circa 1947.
$165


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BEWITCHING
A bewitching Halloween Hostess ensemble consisting of a purple gown scattered with velvet retro kitties and stars over a black velvet strapless "cat suit". Accessories include matching witches hat, jet bead jewelry and shoes.
$125


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ROMANTIC RENDEZVOUS
Romantic red chiffon dress with tiny white pin dots features an intricately pleated bodice and softly gathered balloon skirt of graduating length. Beautifully highlighted by a pearl and rhinestone jewelry suite, white gloves and heart accented shoes.
Circa 1950's.
$150



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PATRIOTIC PROMENADE
Patriotic halter dress of Tiny white stars scattered across navy blue silk chiffon, accented by cherry red accessories and silver shoes.
Inspired by 1952 Jacques Fath design.
$140


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SILVER BELLE
Holiday evening ensemble consisting of an elegant gown of shimmering silver crinkled lurex topped by a sweeping opera coat in red taffeta. Completed by a feather and rhinestone hair accent, rhinestone jewelry, silver and red shoes and evening bag. 
Inspired by 1957 a Scassi design.
$150

 

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ENCHANTED PURPLE
Purple silk moire cocktail dress features a dramatically pointed portrait collar and plunging neckline accented by an oval jet and rhinestone brooch. Accessories include black glittering mask,
jewelry and shoes.
Inspired by a 1954 Givenchy design.
$140

ENCHANTED GREEN
This version in emerald green moire is accented by a beautiful oval rhinestone brooch. Accessories include rhinestone earrings and silver shoes.
Inspired by a 1954 Givenchy design.
$135



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SUPERSTITION
Orange silk shantung jacket with dramatic stand up collar and circular peplum tops a black silk strapless sheath dress. Jet beads and chartreuse green lining complete the look.  Accessories include black braid hat, gloves, belt, shoes, and jewelry.
Inspired by a 1951 Modes Royale pattern.
$150



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SPRING COLLECTION
Elegant ensemble in aqua or ivory consists of a fur cuffed coat of embroidered lace with touches of silver worn over a silk halter dress accented by matching lace appliques. Accessories include chiffon picture hat and bag, matching lace covered
shoes and pearl jewelry.
Inspired by a 1953 Pierre Balmain design.
$150



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BUNNY TRAIL
European Sage Green wool felt coat features intricate pin tucking on both front and back bodice. Matching hat completes the look.
$85


Bunny Hop and Bunny Trail are designed to coordinate with Rite of Spring and Spring Awakening.

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BUNNY HOP
European Lilac wool felt coat features intricate pin tucking on both front and back bodice. Matching hat completes the look.
$85



Bunny Hop and Bunny Trail are designed to coordinate with Rite of Spring and Spring Awakening.

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CHARMING CONFECTION Purple
Violet silk organza blouse is paired with an orchid iridescent silk skirt. The lovely skirt is tied with a purple/green iridescent silk taffeta sash and finished with a velvet pansy. Accessories include a matching velvet pansy for the hair, petticoat, and pearl earrings.
Inspired by a 1959 Vogue pattern.
$135


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DELICATE BLOOM Pink
Sheer blush pink dress of European organdy features a full skirt with an elaborate silk ribbon hand embroidered design, highlighted by a pink silk pleated waistband.  The delicate floral design is made up of 18 yds of silk ribbon for each dress. Accessories include petticoat, gloves, shoes and pearl jewelry. (Shoes may vary from those shown in photo).
Inspired by a 1950's Jaques Fath design.
$225




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RITE OF SPRING
Black silk shantung suit features a jacket with a lavender and green scalloped border and floral embroidery accented with tiny sequins. A sage green silk shell with pleated bodice completes the ensemble. Accessories include matching pearl earrings, pale lavender gloves, shoes, and large orchid portrait hat.
Inspired by a Schiaparelli design circa 1939.
$150



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BEAU MONDE
Silk shantung sheath in various color combinations featuring sweetheart inset highlighted by matching bow. Accessories include coordinating gloves, jewelry and shoes (Accessories may vary from those pictured) 
Inspired by a 1950's Balenciaga design.
$105 with hats (hat may be substituted)
$95 without hats


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UNTAMED DESIRE
A companion ensemble to Untamed Passion, Untamed Desire features a gown in the animal print jersey topped by a reversible gold metallic opera coat with blue - green lining. Accessories include black gloves, jewelry and shoes.
Inspired by a 1955 Madame Gres design.
$135


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DAZZLING TEMPTATION
Body hugging black sequin sheath dress can be worn alone or with optional red taffeta poufs with train. Versatile poufs can be worn as a pair or singular as a back accent. Accessories include shoes, sequin wrap, black gloves and jet earrings.
Inspired by a Rene Gruau illustration circa 1950.
$150

 



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HEARTS DESIRE
This romantic ballgown features a heart shaped taffeta bodice trimmed in matching scarlet tulle. The bodice is complimented by an attached white silk corset with embroidered peplum, accented with Swarovski crystals. A matching skirt made from layers of soft tulle completes the look.  Accessories include a black glittering mask, feather and rhinestone hair accent, shoes and jewelry.
Inspired by a 1947 Carven design.
Black neck bow not included
$150



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CASHMERE KISS
Luxurious Cashmere coat of soft heather pink features double breasted, silk covered working buttons. The large collar is edged in matching silk. Under the coat is a sleeveless pink silk shantung dress with sunray gathering which highlights a silk ribbon rose at the center waist. A hair accent of gray velvet flowers, gray gloves complete the ensemble.
Inspired by a late 40's LilliAnn of San Francisco design.
$185




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CASHMERE MIST
A companion coat in pale blue cashmere tops a matching  asymmetrically gathered silk dress with beaded waist medallion. Accessories include a delicate millinery flower for the hair and crystal earrings.
Inspired by a late 40's LilliAnn of San Francisco design.

$185

Hairstyle by Kathy Johnson


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MIDNIGHT KISS (Cocktail Dress)
Deep purple panne velvet cocktail dress features a gored skirt and an elaborately embroidered and beaded silver design. Accessories include silver gloves and jewelry.
Circa 1950's.
Shoes not included
$150



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PETTICOAT LANE
Yellow and white mini dot cotton sateen shirtwaist dress features a pleated bodice with bow and white cuffs and collar. Accessories include pearl earrings and white gloves.
Inspired by a Nelly Don design.
Shoes and shopping bag not included
$100

Harzfeld's bag by Cathy Roach
Hairstyle by Kathy Johnson

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INDEPENDENT MISS
Tailored dress of navy blue silk cotton blend features an asymmetrical  bodice and peplum with decorative buttons and satin edging. A matching satin waistband and dramatic pointed sleeves trimmed with red and white mini stripes complete the look. Accessories include a matching navy blue turban with red feather accent, striped neck scarf,
red bead earrings and white gloves.
Inspired by a 1950 Modes Royale pattern.
Shoes not included
$135


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UNDER THE MISTLETOE
Luxurious black stretch velvet gown accented by curved silk charmeuse panels is highlighted by a dramatic matching bow at the hem. Accessories include matching silk charmeuse wrap,  pave rhinestone ball earrings, black gloves and shoes.
Inspired by a 1954 Charles James design.
$165


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JEWELED ORNAMENT
This trio of sophisticated evening gowns features metallic guipure lace bodices over a nude underlay with body hugging black jersey skirts. The high waistbands are decorated by a matching lace medallion accented with a sparkling black diamond Swarovski crystal. Accessories include a fringed metallic dupioni shawl, black diamond earrings and shoes.
Inspired by an Irene design for Marshall Fields, circa 1957.
Purple or Red.
 $150




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INTRIGUE
Opulent metallic guipure lace coat accented with Swarovski crystal  "buttons" and accessorized with gloves.
Inspired by a Balenciaga design.
Purple or Blue
Shoes not included
$100


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HOLIDAY JEWEL
Exquisite silk evening jacket with rhinestones centered in hand smocked tufting, paired with a long skirt for evening soirees or second skirt for cocktails. Accessorized with fur muff and feather headpiece. Rhinestone jewelry and black shoes.
Inspired by a Lilli Ann Of San Francisco design circa 1950's 
Purple, Black, Red, Green or Teal
Includes two skirts
$175





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EVERY DAY IS....
Felt circle skirts inspired by the original designs of Juli Lynne Charlot,
circa 1940-50's.

EVERY DAY IS NEW YEARS DAY
Felt Circle Skirt with festive hand applied appliques and decorative hand stitching and ribbon embellishments.
Includes skirt, bodysuit and shoes
$80


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EVERY DAY IS VALENTINES DAY
Felt Circle Skirt with hand applied heart appliques and delicately hand stitched embroidery and ribbon accented by Swarovski Crystals.
Includes skirt, bodysuit and shoes
$80


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EVERY DAY IS ST PATRICKS DAY
Felt Circle Skirt with hand applied felt shamrock appliques and decorative hand embroidery with shimmering gold sequin & bead accents.
Includes skirt, bodysuit and shoes
$80


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EVERY DAY IS THE 4TH OF JULY
Cotton Sateen circle skirt with hand stitched fireworks motif and decorative beaded accents with striped border.
Includes skirt, bodysuit and shoes
$75


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EVERY DAY IS HALLOWEEN
Felt Circle Skirt with hand embroidered and beaded Spider Web motif.
Includes skirt, bodysuit and shoes
$75


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EVERY DAY IS CHRISTMAS DAY
Felt Circle Skirt with hand applied 1950’s inspired Christmas motif appliques and delicately hand stitched embroidery accented by Swarovski Crystals.
$35



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BODY SUIT
$15
Black, White, Gold or Red
As seen with felt skirts 


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