The Beat: Reviving Vera Neumann's Prints By Julee Greenberg Fashion designer Vera Neumann set the foundation for her business in 1947, and now Susan Seid is on a mission to resurrect the brand.
Bicycles, racecars and different types of cars and trucks in bold pictorial scenes. The Oscar de la Rents signature is on left side comer along with the tag label. Measures 48" L x 14" W Mint Condition Item# SCARF-14 $125.00 Please see another view Total elegance is this vintage scarf. Measures 32" x 68" Mint Condition Item# SCARF-26 $45.00 Please see another view This is when a picture says a thousand words and this "Adrienne Landau" vintage 100% silk scarf says it all.
Rich black silk like fabric covered with elaborate vintage style keys in all shaped and sizes. The size gives you an option to wear the scarf many ways. Looking at her colorful butterfly rendition just enlightens your spirit.
A subtle floral brocade look underlay adds even more appeal. Measures 26" W x 26" L Excellent Condition Item# SCARF-17 $125.00 Please see another view Please see another view Please see another view Please see another view "Oscar de la Renta", a legendary fashion designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and film stars for four decades.
This unique vintage Sylvia Dahl scarf clip is listed in Little Things. Measures 68" W x 34" H Excellent Condition SCARF-19 $35.00 Please see another view Please see another view I have collected vintage "Elsa Schiaparelli" items for many years and now that scarfs have come back in a big way I want to feature some of her unique designed vintage scarves. He created fashions for many First Ladies and numerous Hollywood celebrities. Measures 11" W 52" L Excellent Condition Item# SCARF-5 $115.00 Please see another view Please see another view "Audrey Hepburn inadvertently sparked the growth of one of the world's most successful fashion and home furnishing companies "Laura Ashley".
Marilyn Monroe was a fan as were Grace Kelly and First Lady Bess Truman, who selected Vera fabric from Schumacher, Inc.
to decorate the third-floor solarium windows and upholstery of the White House. Measures 13W x 43" L Mint Condition Item# SCARF-8 .00 Please see another view Please see another view Please see another view Neck scarves have been popular since the 40's and this 60's sheer chiffon scarf is so UNIQUE. Lovley roses in the co-ordinating colored adorn the center. Measures 19" W x 19" H Mint Condition Item# SCARF-11 .00 Please see another view Please see another view "Artist Vera Neumann" best known for her colorful silk scarves, Vera produced an incredible amount of work in her lifetime (over 20,000 scarves and 7,000 pieces of original artwork." "With World War II in full swing, Vera found linen supplies dwindling and went in search of alternative materials for her products.
Her designs were selling at more than 20,000 stores worldwide by 1975. She was a mentor to Perry Ellis and called Pablo Picasso a close friend.
Neumann's work, all inspired by her world travels, has even hung in some of the top U. The History of Vera What would one day become the vast Vera empire began humbly in the years immediately following the Second World War: In the New York City apartment the designer shared with her husband and business partner, George Neumann, Vera, who had studied art and design at New York City's Cooper Union, transformed her kitchen table into a workstation where she silk-screened botanical motifs onto linen place mats. Werner Hamm, hand-delivered these early creations to the Fifth Avenue department store B. "I showed them to the buyer," Hamm recalled in 1972, during a presentation for "Vera: The Renaissance Woman," an exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, DC. In fact, he liked them so much the order almost floored us. " But deliver the entrepreneurs did, and within a decade, Vera Neumann was well on her way to becoming a household name.
Whether floral, figural or geometric, the graphic creations can easily double as small-scale works of art suitable for display on a wall.