1980s or modern?

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Label Q & A' started by lindapoirier, Aug 1, 2017.

  1. lindapoirier

    lindapoirier Registered Guest

    I found two interesting pieces. I think they are modern but they also have an 80s feel. What are your opinions?

    Surf shorts. I love the nod to Lichtenstein! Edit. I see the company started in 1991.

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    Dress. I am sure Le Chateau was around in the 80s. Are they still in business? I know the store in the mall here closed. Edit. 1959! That was a surprise.

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  2. bycinbyhand

    bycinbyhand Trade Member

  3. StitchesandSnags

    StitchesandSnags Registered Guest

    I think these are both from the 1990s.
     
  4. stainedglass

    stainedglass Registered Guest

    The shorts are modern. I definitely remember them and other Volcom items with similar prints just a few years ago.
     
  5. lindapoirier

    lindapoirier Registered Guest

    Thanks, I kind of thought so but board shorts are always so full of designs that I find it difficult to date them. You know how paisley shouts 1960s, there are no set design markers like that in board shorts, or at least I can't differentiate decades.
     
  6. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

    They began in Montreal, Quebec in 59
    here is the history and they are still in business...

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Ch%C3%A2teau
    Their Montreal shop actually had s a small section that offered vintage clothing for a brief time back in the late 1970s. I remember going to check out those racks quite frequently.
     

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