Unique kelly green faux fur beret from the 1960's. Set on a wide gold quilted back embellished with multi-colored plastic beading. Interior is a soft felt with the standard petersham ribbon. It can be worn up as shown or down a bit as a beret.
Lovely condition with no issues.
Inner circumference is 21 1/2 inches.
Label is Oleg Cassini, Young America and a store label of B. Foreman Sons.
This information is provided courtesy of the Vintage Fashion Guild Label Resource. Oleg Cassini first started designing in 1936, working for various stores in New York City. In 1940 he went to Hollywood where he designed costumes for 20th Century Fox. There, he met and married actress Gene Tierney in 1941. By the early 1950's he was back in New York, where he was designing under his own name. His look was very sexy and, at times, flamboyant. He was best known as the “Couturier to Camelot,” and his fashion collaboration with First Lady Jackie Kennedy. This label was active between 1962 and 1991.
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