Tag Archives: #Oviatt’s

Why Don’t Asians Wear Vintage?

We went through a vintage clothing phase in 1974 while at the University of Arizona and working on the Invisible Theatre play “Mad Dog Coll,” which was set in New York in the 1930s. Our vintage suits went back to … Continue reading

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Found on EBay — Oviatt’s Overcoat

This overcoat, size 46, from Oviatt’s has been listed on EBay with bids starting at $4.99. There appears to be some moth damage and some less than expert repairs. Oviatt’s was among the leading men’s stores in Los Angeles its … Continue reading

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Dazzling Neckwear from Oviatt’s

This rather dazzling tie from Oviatt’s has been listed on EBay. Bidding starts at $35.

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Lyndon Johnson’s 1955 Shopping Spree at Oviatt’s

I’m always looking for Oviatt items and here’s a jacket that has been listed on EBay, with bids starting at $149.99. And not just any jacket. This one was tailored for future President Lyndon Johnson. For the record: As Wayne … Continue reading

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Found on EBay – Oviatt’s

Oviatt expert Marc Chevalier passes along this item listed on EBay – a purse and the original box. Bidding starts at $265. As with anything on EBay, an item and vendor should be evaluated thoroughly before submitting a bid.

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Found on EBay – Oviatt’s

This remarkably dazzling tie from Oviatt’s has been listed on EBay. Oviatt’s was one of the leading menswear stores in Los Angeles and is the subject of the 2008 documentary  “The Oviatt Building” by Marc Chevalier and Seth Shulman. Bidding starts … Continue reading

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Found on EBay – Oviatt’s

We’ve been rambling about “navy blue ghosts” and otherwise reciting “Facade” at the Daily Mirror HQ after finding this cocktail shaker from Oviatt’s on EBay. Bidding starts at $99.99.

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