Hello Buyers, This is a beautiful blouse from Byron Lars New York circa the 1990's. It is marked on the tag as Size 4.The measurements are approximately: 17 1/2 inches (shoulders --shoulder seam to shoulder seam); 23 1/4 inches (sleeve -- shoulder seam to cuff); 7 inches (cuff opening); 27 inches (bust -- armpit to armpit); 26 inches (waist), but room for additional inches due to stretchable shirred back; and 25 inches (length -- from top of neck to bottom of hem). The measurements were taken laid flat and doubled where applicable. Details: beautiful design inspired from the Baroque, Victorian, Edwardian eras; crisp cotton black and cream gingham fabric; a square neckline; fitted silhouette inspired by corset design with bra cups built in to add support; button down front with 5 heart shaped embossed metal figural buttons reflecting a bucolic shepherd at work; stretchable shirred back; princess seaming; bishop styled sleeves with 2 button closures at the cuff; a flared hem below the waistline; Fabric content: 100% cotton; Care: Dry cleaning recommended per care label. This is such a stunning and uniquely designed blouse. It has so many elements that were inspired by historical fashion eras of the Baroque, Victorian and Edwardian periods with a mix of modern design construction to create a provocative and whimsical amalgamation. This is definitely a "special event" piece. Wear this on a night out to make the evening memorable. Or if you are a person who likes to frequent period costume events this would be a great piece to wear to spice up your special costume. Also, if you're into the Steampunk genre this would be an amazing piece to add sizzle to a cosplay outfit. Vintage 1990's Byron Lars New York Romantic Gingham Blouse / Top - Size 4. Rare - Vintage 1990's Byron Lars New York Romantic Gingham Blouse / Top - Size 4. This is a beautiful blouse from Byron Lars New York circa the 1990's. The measurements are approximately: 17 1/2 inches (shoulders --shoulder seam to shoulder seam); 23 1/4 inches (sleeve -- shoulder seam to cuff); 7 inches (cuff opening); 27 inches (bust -- armpit to armpit); 26 inches (waist). But room for additional inches due to stretchable shirred back. And 25 inches (length -- from top of neck to bottom of hem). Beautiful design inspired from the Baroque, Victorian, Edwardian eras.
Crisp cotton black and cream gingham fabric. Fitted silhouette inspired by corset design with bra cups built in to add support. Button down front with 5 heart shaped embossed metal figural buttons reflecting a bucolic shepherd at work. Bishop styled sleeves with 2 button closures at the cuff.
A flared hem below the waistline. Care: Dry cleaning recommended per care label.For anyone who is unfamiliar with Byron Lars, here is his bio. Fashion designer Byron Lars was born on January 19, 1965 in Oakland, California to Gloria Gardner Bonds and Earnest Lars. Lars grew up in nearby El Cerrito, California, where his mother encouraged his creativity, and his father, who worked in construction, nurtured his interest in craftsmanship. Lars attended El Cerrito High School, taking advanced math classes in preparation for a career in architecture. In the tenth grade, a friend taught Lars to use a sewing machine; and Lars taught himself to make patterns.
He designed his classmates prom dresses in order to fund a school trip to Europe, and created a gown for his own senior prom date. Upon graduation from high school, Lars completed a two-year fashion program at Brooks Fashion Institute of Technology in Long Beach, California, where he earned first place at the student design fashion show. In 1986, Lars enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, although he left before graduating. Between 1987 and 1991, Lars used his patternmaking skills to obtain freelance work for Kevan Hall, Gary Gatyas, and Nancy Crystal Blouse Co. He developed his first sample set of seven garments, which he marketed to high end retail buyers.
In 1990, Lars received an order for forty pieces of his designs from Henri Bendel on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The following year, Lars received orders from Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, and other high end retailers. His collection won widespread acclaim, and Lars was named. S Rookie of the Year. Faced with a rapidly growing business, Lars signed a licensing contract for his Shirt Tales line in 1995.
Lars then entered into a contract with Mattel to design collectible Barbie dolls, and began designing Green T, an affordable clothing line he founded in 1999. Lars was well-known for his menswear designs, especially mens dress shirting and pattern mixing, as well as his sensitivity to fit and cut, and his use of draping and sarong-inspired tying. His line, Byron Lars Beauty Mark, which launched in 2001, expanded to include plus sizing.Lars Byron Lars Beauty Mark pieces were worn by celebrities such as Angela Bassett and First Lady Michelle Obama. This is a returnable item if you are not satisfied with it. Please return item in its original state tags, etc. Please pay within 3 days.
If you need more time please contact me. If you have any additional questions, please contact me.Thank you so much for looking and have a wonderful day! Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "Rare Vintage 1990's Byron Lars New York Romantic Gingham Blouse / Top Size 4" is in sale since Saturday, August 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Women\Women's Clothing\Tops". The seller is "lipstick-eccentricity" and is located in Shelton, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.