Couture auction open at Christie’s

Christie’s new fashion auction featuring vintage couture from some of the biggest names in fashion is now open.
In addition to work by Zandra Rhodes and Ossie Clark, highlights include:
  • A 1970s black and red scarlet satin dinner suit designed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chloé
  • A1980s Oscar de la Renta black tulle dress featuring neon coloured feathers
  • Atwo-piece of blue satin jacket with white puffball skirt by Christian Lacroix – the original outfit worn by Carla Bruni on the catwalk
As well as the auction there is an online sale where, among other treasures, you can snap up the Sharon shoes, as worn by Sarah Jessica Parker in Sex and the City.

 

Picture: A dress by Jeanne Lanvin, one of the most influential couturiers of the 1920s and 1930s. Some of her pieces are included in the sale (Archives Lanvi)

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This entry was published on November 27, 2012 at 11:15 am and is filed under art, couture, fashion, history, sale. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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