06 mars 2011

"A journey in fashion" @ Galerie Joyce, Paris

 Roméo Gigli, Autumn Winter 1989 Roméo Gigli, Autumn Winter 1989, (détail) Roméo Gigli, Autumn Winter 1989, (détail)  Dries Van Noten, Autumn Winter 1997  Dries Van Noten, Autumn Winter 1997 (detail)  Dries Van Noten, Autumn Winter 1997 (detail) Oscar de la Renta,  (détail)  Jean Charles de Castelbajac, Autumn Winter 200? Alexander McQueen, Spring Summer 2002 Alexander McQueen, Spring Summer 2002 Alexander McQueen, Spring Summer 2002 (detail) Givenchy by Ricardo Tisci ... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2010

SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS @ Philips de Pury & Co

Gianfranco Ferré. Estimate 4,000-6,000 USD. photo courtesy Philips de Pury & Co Under the high-patronage of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Swarovski Elements presents 22 Ways To Say Black, a charity auction of original couture to benefit breast cancer research. SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS has commissioned 22 of fashion’s most notable known names and talented newcomers to design one-of-a-kind little black dresses for the initiative 22 Ways To Say Black. On September 20, 2010 at the acclaimed gallery, Phillips de Pury & Company in New... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2010

Frank Horvat, Givenchy Hat A, Paris, 1958 & L'Officiel Evening Dress, 1989

Frank Horvat, Givenchy Hat A, Paris, 1958. Printed later. Gelatin silver print, 32 x 48 inches, 81.3 x 121.9 cm. Edition 1/AP. Signed, titled, and dated in ink on label on verso. Estimate: from $14,000 to $18,000This is a fine, rare and very large print of one of Horvat's most famous images. Frank Horvat, 1989 L'Officiel Evening Dress, 1989. Pigment print, 23.5 x 16.5 inches, 59.7 x 41.9 centimeters. Edition 13/30. Signed on recto. Estimate: from $6,000 to $7,000. Frank Horvat was born in 1928 in what was then... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2009

Audrey Hepburn's Dress Takes Nearly $100,000 at Auction

The Givenchy haute couture black chantilly lace cocktail dress, worn in `How to Steal a Million', 1966. Sold for nearly $100,000. LONDON (AP).- The black cocktail dress worn by Audrey Hepburn in 'How to Steal a Million' has sold for nearly $100,000 at auction. Kerry Taylor Auctions says the Chantilly lace dress sold to an anonymous bidder for about $97,700. It was one of 40 items from Hepburn's wardrobe sold off by her friend Tanja Star-Busmann. The auctioneer said Tuesday's sale made a total of 268,320 pounds. It says half of... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2009

'Fashion in Bloom' @ the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Norman Norell for Traina–Norell, American, b. Noblesville, Indiana, 1900–1972, evening dress, 1959, silk taffeta, Gift of Jocelyn S. Schwartzman and Stanley E. Weaver in memory of Norman Norell. INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- This spring, the gardens and grounds aren’t the only thing in bloom at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Today, April 4, 2009, the Museum will open Fashion in Bloom in the Paul Fashion Arts Gallery. The exhibition will run through January 31, 2010. Featuring 24 garments from the IMA’s permanent collection, Fashion in... [Lire la suite]
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