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Vintage Early 1980s Artisan Leather Blouse by Mario Valentino - Artsy Painted Apple Novelty Print Boutique Italian Blouse w Bishop Sleeves Size S to M

Regular price $123.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $123.00 CAD
Sale Sold out
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•Highlights: artsy, easy luxury; center bust ruching; full dolman/bishop sleeves with snap cuffs; sleek skimming fit

•Colors: violet, aqua, pink with apple novelty print

•Fabric(s): leather

•Lined: no but very soft/buttery!

•Closures: no

•Designer/Labels: Mario Valentino, made in Italy + The Twenty-Four Collection -- these pieces retailed in the early 1980s from $800-1200 each, and represented a collaboration between Valentino and Armani!

All accessories (belts, jewelry, crinolines, pins, etc.) are for style inspiration only unless indicated.


About a modern size S or M depending on how roomy you want it; please allow room for ease and the kind of fit you desire.

Bust (underarm area doubled) to about 42" fully flat

Waist 38"

Shoulder to hem about 23 1/2"

Shoulders about 16"

Sleeves about 16 1/2"


Great vintage condition. Bright and fresh, though was not cleaned by us. 40+ years old.


Our pieces are true vintage with a history and a past life, not newly made reproductions. Please be familiar with vintage clothing and read over our shop policies before purchasing. We are happy to answer any questions you might have to help you with online purchasing.

Return & Refund Policy

Vintage is sold as-is and all sales are final. All vintage garments will show signs of previous wear and use, including deadstock and unworn pieces. We take extra care to note and/or photograph any imperfections we find. You can read our thousands of happy reviews on Etsy and eBay for an idea of the quality and high standards we strive to keep.



All items purchased during our sale ship Feb 5th, 2024. We do not have access to inventory before then, and the sale discounts are to thank you for your patience.


Be sure your address is correct and up to date. We aren't responsible for items marked as DELIVERED that have been misplaced or stolen after delivery, so be sure you are shipping to a secure location.

Insurance is ALWAYS available for an upgrade.

We are not responsible for delays that happen that are outside of our personal control. 

Expedited/Express shipping is often available for an additional fee. Contact us before purchasing any item(s) you need expedited in order to arrange for this upgrade.

VAT and Import Taxes

Buyers outside the US: we love you! Please be aware, though, that you are responsible for any taxes, VAT, or other fees imposed by your country.

Items returned to us by your postal service for non-payment of taxes will incur re-shipping costs. If you do not pay to reship in a timely manner (10 days or fewer) your order will be considered abandoned and returned to inventory or donated. 

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