TOM SALES

Sandra Stillwell Presents...
THE TOAST OF MANHATTAN

Edison, New Jersey
August 7 - 10, 2014

Available items are in very limited quantities.
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Shipping is additional

Photos courtesy of Jeff Lega

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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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CAFE SOCIETY

Coral

$135
Elegant cocktail dress fashioned of coral silk shantung overlaid with beautifully embroidered lace, highlighted with a touch of silver metallic thread and beaded accents. The lace is repeated as a front panel centered between the coral tulle skirt.
Accessories include white opera length gloves with "diamond" accents, "diamond" jewelry, and silver mules.
Inspired by a 1955 design by Herbert Kasper, a Coty American Fashion Critic's Award winner.






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Lavender
$135
Elegant cocktail dress fashioned of lavender silk shantung overlaid with beautifully embroidered lace, highlighted with a touch of silver metallic thread and beaded accents. The lace is repeated as a front panel centered between the lavender tulle skirt.

Accessories include white opera length gloves with "diamond" accents, "diamond" jewelry, and silver mules.

Inspired by a 1955 design by Herbert Kasper, a Coty American Fashion Critic's Award winner.






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MOON RIVER - Lavender
$150
Glamorous mermaid style evening gown in luscious lavender is overlaid with tulle lace embroidered in an ivory and silver floral motif, and features a tulle skirt of alternating lavender and glistening white tulle.  Dramatic WOW factor is added by a lavender lined black "mink" stole and bold "diamond" jewelry. Silver gloves and shoes complete the "VaVaVoom" look.
Inspired by a Pauline Trigere lace gown, circa 1950's. Ms Trigere was not only a Coty Fashion Award Hall of Fame winner , but also designed Patricia Neal's wardrobe for "Breakfast At Tiffany's".



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DIAMOND BURST
$100
Smartly tailored cocktail coat of "Tiffany blue" crepe back satin sparkles with a burst of "diamonds" across the front, back, and shoulders. The perfect topper for Fifth and 57th, this Swarovski crystal scattered coat features real working pockets.
Inspired by a Pauline Trigere coat, circa 1950s.



Shown over FIFTH & 57TH





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DIAMOND BURST
Special Edition
$100
Smartly tailored cocktail coat of black crepe back satin sparkles with a burst of "diamonds" across the front, back, and shoulders. The perfect topper for Fifth and 57th, this Swarovski crystal scattered coat features real working pockets.
Inspired by a Pauline Trigere coat, circa 1950s.



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VILLAGE VANGUARD
Lavender or Pink
$150
This sophisticatedly chic cocktail ensemble consists of a silk dupioni dress punctuated by a dramatically draped floral silk chiffon front panel. The gathered floral panel appears to be hidden underneath the bodice, emerging to wrap around the neck in a halter style. A waist length tuxedo jacket with low cut neckline features a uniquely styled shawl collar designed to show the gathered chiffon halter peaking out underneath. Cut glass bead "buttons" are a beautiful finishing touch.
Accessories include gloves, rhinestone jewelry and shoes.
Inspired by a Creators Studios/Andre' Studios design, circa 1950's.





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PLAZA SUITE Red
$160
The "fall" companion to our convention souvenir Plaza Suite in Blue, this crimson wool version is accessorized with a frosted gray Cossak hat and fur muff. Striking steel gray suede shoes trimmed  in red "leather" set the look off beautifully
Inspired by a Pearl Alexander for Andre' Studios design, circa 1953





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WEEKEND AT THE WALDORF
$110

Leg of mutton sleeves add interest to this white wool topper, elaborately embroidered and decorated with tiny jet beads across the front, back and over the shoulders.
Inspired by a Pearl Alexander for Andre' Studios design, circa 1953.





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PLAZA GALA
$160
Cocktail length version of Halcyon Jubilee in blue frost iridescent silk taffeta. Sleeves and bodice are encrusted with Aurora Borealis Swarovski crystal stones in three sizes.
Accessories include ivory gloves, jewelry, and champagne metallic pumps.
Fun Fact: Together with Dior, Swarovski develops the Aurora Borealis effect in 1956.





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MUSE
Ivory or Teal
$100
Featuring pocket like side drapes and a graceful tapered silhouette, this striking velvet gown is elegant simplicity at it's best. The dress is cut out to expose each shoulder, forming a halter top and sleeves cut in one with the bodice.

Accessories include evening gloves, shoes, and crystal jewelry. Offered in 4 elegant color choices, accessories are unique to each color.

Inspired by a 1937 Charles James gown, designed in black velvet







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SIREN
$175
Another version of La Sirene, this spectacular gown in siren red silk features long sleeves.
Accessories include Gold set "diamond" earrings set with tiny baguettes and bracelet with metallic gold shoes.
Inspired by a Charles James design, circa 1940. Variations of La Sirene were in production for over twenty years.




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TOAST OF MANHATTAN
The Studio Commissary Exclusive
$275
The final version of our lavish "Toast of  Manhattan" trio,  this glorious ball gown of iridescent mauve taffeta is simply breathtaking!
The perfect finishing touches to this stunning fashion are "diamond " studded opera gloves, "diamond"  jewelry, and metallic silver evening shoes.
Inspired by the 1957 version of Charles James iconic "Tree" gown.




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I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND
$85
Who can resist a guy who loves Beatles songs? This logo shirt and crisp white pants is just the fashion for a special date of  grooving out to the fab four and bopping to those favorite tunes!
Accessories to complete this fun set include black socks and shiny "patent leather" shoes!


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FASHION FORECAST
$150
This smart black and white tweed suit gets a dressy touch with luxurious "mink" edging the shawl collar and continuing down the front of the jacket, and a black velvet turban accented by a "diamond" brooch.
Finishing touches are "diamond" earrings, black leather and velvet spectator pumps and gloves.
Inspired by a Ben Zuckerman design, featured on the October 1956 Vogue cover.




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IN VOGUE
$65
Just the thing for a chilly fall evening is this winter white jacket woven with metallic silver threads.  Accented by "diamond buttons", this dressy -- but cozy -- topper is fashioned in the softest of wools. 


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HOLIDAY ISSUE
Blue or Green $150
Will include fur stole not pictured
Pleated accents are front and center on this multi gored coat dress of brilliant blue taffeta with black shimmering highlights. Exquisitely tailored, this stunning fashion can take you to parties throughout the holidays, and long after the mistletoe is gone!
Finishing touches to this holiday favorite are a black "fur" stole, velvet shoes, gloves and jet crystal earrings.
Inspired by a Modes Royale design, circa 1950's.

 



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CHARLES JAMES
Mini BookPhotos on every page!
$8

 

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