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The Vintage Buffalo: Peggy Hunt

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By Jeanette S., The Vintage Buffalo

Find this dress and more on The Vintage Buffalo.

This beautiful 60s frock was designed by the California-based designer Peggy Hunt. Carolyn Margaret Hunt, the brilliance behind the brand, started her career designing children’s clothing under the name Fairy Frocks. She also started the labels Collegienne and Jean Carol before starting Peggy Hunt, titled after Margaret’s own nickname.

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The Peggy Hunt label included fine evening dresses and staple cocktail wear that were popular until her retirement in the late 60s. Her client list included Marlene Dietrich, Bette Davis, and Mary Pickford.

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This beautiful dress is silk, fully lined, and has a tie front natural waistline which makes it easy and comfortable to wear. The smattering of sequins around the neck and shoulder add a special touch of glamour. This beauty is available now at The Vintage Buffalo for $195.00.

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Resources: Vintage Fashion Guild and Fuzzy Lizzie

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