Paper Bag Princess teams up with 1stDibs for rare Rudi Gernreich sale

Premium L.A. vintage retailer Paper Bag Princess has teamed up with [also premium, natch] online auction site 1stDibs on a sale of rare pieces by celebrated 60s-era designer Rudi Gernreich. Paper Bag Princess founder and owner Elizabeth Mason purchased the 70-piece collection in its entirety in the mid-90s in Chicago, and the designer’s signature way with knits, graphic colors and prints is evident in this rare caché of pieces.

Below, a series of our favorite pieces available on 1stDibs.

Knit top in its original packaging, 1960s

2-Piece Top + Skirt set, 1960s

V-neck swimsuit, 1960s

Printed Silk Sheath dress, 1960s

2-piece Top + Skirt set, 1960s

2-piece Halter + Maxi skirt set

2-piece Tank + Trouser set, 1960s

Tank Maxi dress, 1960s

Wool knit tunic dress with arm + legwarmers, 1960s

Knit maxi dress, 1960s




  1. Thanks so much for sharing! We absolutely love this collection. So Mod!

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