SOLD! Jean Varon Vintage Floral Extravaganza!

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This stunning Jean Varon vintage floral dress was found many years ago and I kept it safe until recently sold to another vintage seller. I have to say I secured it for a very good price (which is rare with Varon’s) and because I try to be really fair with my customers, I let her go for a bargain price! I imagine she’ll be sold on to a lovely new home, and for me that’s what it is all about. Vintage for me is not just about celebrating bygone eras and  recognising amazing design and craftsmanship; it’s also about trying to play a part in decreasing waste and saving resources on this little planet of ours.

So, if you pass by this beauty in the street sometime, give her a wave and wish her well on her next fabulous adventure!

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Vintage dress history: an amazing Jean Varon delight

One of the many aspects I enjoy about collecting vintage fashion and couture is discovering the history behind each amazing piece.
It’s not always possible of course to uncover the provenance of your latest vintage dress, so it makes it even more special when vintage fashion comes with its own special story.
My latest discovery is an amazing Jean Varon evening dress for my own collection. It’s a black and silver creation that has a long zip up the front (very daring!), a long scarf that ties at the neck and a full, billowing cape attached at the shoulders that flows like liquid bat wings. This amazing creation is in spectacular condition and must have been expensive when first sold.

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