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Advance Fashion News

Description: Advance Fashion News pamphlet with illustrations of various women's and children's designs illustrated in black, white, and blue tones.
Date: August 1949
Creator: Advance Pattern Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"Arizona Highways" dress

Description: Maxi dress of photo-printed sueded knit. The sheath-style dress is of a polyester/lycra blend sueded knit. Full-length, the dress has a "crew neck" rounded neckline with slight standing collar and short cap sleeves. The dress widens at the hips and tapers to the hem, and has a back vent slit at center back from hem up 47.5cm. The entire garment is photo-printed with images of "travel scenes" of the west - roads, lakes, cacti, cows on farms, rock formations, etc. Designer's label inside at back collar: "Todd / Oldham" Three tags inside near hem: Size: "M" Care: "Dry Clean / Only / Made / In U.S.A." Content: "85% Polyester / 15% Lycra"
Date: Spring 1994
Creator: Oldham, Todd
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ascot

Description: Man's cravat/ascot of deep lavender print with off - white fluffy shapes with a purple square center and black tribal squares that have a blue square center. Label: "Mariascarf / All Silk - Made in Italy / New York . Fifth Ave - Rome"
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Bronzini
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Aviator's Cap Hat

Description: Hat in the form of a white leather Aviator's Cap. The domed ovoid crown is made in six triangular sections, and has straps which extend down and buckle under the chin with two oval gilt metal links. The cap is lined with black satin, and has an inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband. Designer's label: "Adolfo / New York Paris" Retailer's Label: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas"
Date: 1965~
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Aviator's Cap Hat

Description: Hat in the form of a black leather Aviator's Cap. The domed ovoid crown is made in six triangular sections, and has straps which extend down and buckle under the chin with two oval gilt metal links. The cap is lined with black satin, and has an inner black grosgrain ribbon hatband. Designer's label: "Adolfo / New York Paris" Retailer's Label: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas"
Date: 1964/1968
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Ballgown of dark, navy blue ribbed satin. Strapless. Center front opening with 14 self-covered buttons, top two nonfunctional, with bound buttonholes. At upper bust, to left and right of center front opening, are attached paired flaps of self fabric giving appearance of patch pockets with flaps. Skirt gathers at natural waist with full skirt. Gored panels to left and right of center back seam of skirt. Inner bodice of black net with boning and black grosgrain ribbon petersham; closes at center front with 9 hook & eyes. Unlined. Designer's label at center back seam near hem: "Christian Dior - New York / Original / Trade Mark" Hanging straps on bodice are embroidered "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1980/1989
Creator: Christian Dior New York, Inc.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ballgown

Description: Ballgown of pink chiffon. Fitted, boned empire bodice with V-shaped neckline and double spaghetti straps. The bodice is constructed of diagonally pleated pink silk chiffon that crisscrosses over the bust. Center back zipper closure from neck to hip line with a single hook & eye at the neckline supplemented with a hook & loop mid-back and one at the waist seam. Empire waist with full, gathered, circular, ankle-length over skirt of pink crepe chiffon. Semi-fitted underskirt of pink chiffon over pink silk crepe. Wide, boned, white silk/nylon petersham secured down center back with four hook & eyes. Retailer's label at knee-level of underskirt's center back seam: "Neiman-Marcus"
Date: 1970
Creator: Parnis, Mollie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Barrel-line jacket

Description: Barrel-line jacket of tan wool. Hip length with long sleeves, two angled slit pockets at hips. Center front opening with three circular self-covered buttons and bound buttonholes. Notched shawl collar. Lower front cut away diagonally. Flaps at upper breast on either side simulating pocket flaps, nonfunctional. Lined in black silk. Designer's Label: "Balenciaga / 10, Avenue George V. Paris" Written on inside right hem in ink: "DAM (?) 1019"
Date: 1947
Creator: Balenciaga, Cristobal, 1895-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bathing ensemble

Description: Beach ensemble with a dark blue wool jersey knit maillot swimsuit with ties from bust to around neck, an off-white wrap-around terry cloth skirt with striped blue and white section at waist an in patches on side, and a matching off-white terrycloth shawl with fringed ends.
Date: Summer 1948
Creator: Leser, Tina
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bathing ensemble

Description: Bathing Ensemble of black and white lycra A) Blouson top of black and white diagonal striped Lycra; removable straps; elastic around top edge; bottom edge has band of black and white checkered Lycra; partially lined in nude Lycra. B) Brief bottoms of black Lycra; elastic around leg openings; unlined except for crotch. C) Cover up of sheer black and ivory striped triacetate and nylon; hip length; mandarin collar; open down center front with no closure; long sleeves with single button cuff. Designer Label: Gottex / Made in Isreal Retailer Label: Saks Fifth Avenue D & E) Removable straps for top. Thin bands of alternating black and white rectangles with plastic "z" hooks at ends.
Date: 1985
Creator: Gottex
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beach ensemble

Description: Beach ensemble. A) Dark blue wool jersey knit maillot swimsuit with ties from bust to around neck. Elastic at legs. One either side just at hip is large brass /gold plated safety pin, which passes through brass grommets in suit. B) Off-white wrap-around terry cloth skirt with striped blue and white section at waist an in patches on side. C) Matching off-white terrycloth shawl with fringed ends.
Date: Spring 1948
Creator: Leser, Tina
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

"Beatle Coat"

Description: Coat of black on ivory/lime leopard print velvet; black velvet notched collar; pocket flaps and cuffs. various notes and tags attached, including a note inside the collar.
Date: Autumn 1996
Creator: Oldham, Todd
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beret

Description: Modified beret style hat of gold and silver thread brocade. Hat is trimmed at center of crown with hemisphere and spherical shaped attachments covered in matching fabric. Lined in brown and purple toned nylon in floral pattern. Headband of ivory grosgrain; two combs at sides for securing hat to wearer's head. Designer's label: "Adolfo II / New York Paris" Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus" Union Made label on reverse of designer label.
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Beret

Description: Beret style hat of white wool with silver beads. Designer's label: "Frank’s Girl / Designed by / Frank Olive / New York"
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Olive, Frank
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blazer

Description: Evening suit jacket of ivory triacetate/polyester blend crepe. Single breasted with L-shaped lapel; single button closure at waist. Neckline and lapel trimmed in white grosgrain. Long suit sleeves with three matching buttons at faux wrist slits; patch pockets at sides. Lined in ivory polyester; shoulder pads.
Date: 2012
Creator: Tahari, Elie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blouse

Description: Blouse of creme silk crepe with hand-screened figures. Long sleeved, with zippered cuffs, the shirt has a convertible collar and center front opening with three carved circular mother of pearl (simulated?) buttons and one small circular mother of pearl button at collar. The shirt is hand-screened with figures reminiscent of Minoan/archaic Greek figures, including men, women, dolphins, and figures in horse-drawn chariots. Most figures embellished with lines of sequins in complimentary colors, women's dresses with beading as well. Unlined. No labels in garment.
Date: 1944
Creator: Leser, Tina
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blouse

Description: Shell top of yellow silk gaberdine. Sleeveless with mandarin collar. Center back zipper. Lined in yellow silk. Unhemmed bottom. No labels.
Date: 1964/1968
Creator: Norell, Norman, 1900-1972
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blouse

Description: Blouse of silk twill in pink, salmon, raspberry, olive, chartreuse, black and creme in blocked off areas with floral print and tracery.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pucci, Emilio, 1914-1992
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blouse

Description: Long sleeved shirt of multi-colored cotton digital print; circular design on black background; leaf design; metal buttons. Designer Label: Times Seven / 7 / Todd Oldham
Date: Spring 1997
Creator: Oldham, Todd
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blouse

Description: Shirt of beige printed silk crepe of novelty and travel motif; sleeveless; shell buttons. off white Designer Label: Times Seven / 7 / Todd Oldham
Date: Spring 1990
Creator: Oldham, Todd
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Blouse

Description: Cream colored silk blouse with blue and green grape motifs. Wide collar and cuffs. full length sleeves Designer Label: Tina Leser / Original
Date: 1960
Creator: Leser, Tina
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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