04 décembre 2009

Nine dresses from Cristobal Balenciaga & Eisa sold @ Christie"s London

A cocktail dress of black wool crepe. Cristobal Balenciaga, 1960s. Image 2009 Christie's Ltd with draped cowl shawl collar and gathered fronts, labelled in side seam, tagged 56439. Est. £800 - £1,500 ($1,327 - $2,489) - Price Realized £3,250 ($5,392) A white silk guipure evening gown. Cristobal Balenciaga, 1960s. Image 2009 Christie's Ltd applied with embroidered chiffon flowers throughout, with boat neckline and full skirts, labelled in side seam, tagged 51035. Est. £2,500 - £3,500 ($4,148 - $5,807) - Price Realized... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2009

1962 Balenciaga Cocktail Dress, France

1962 Balenciaga Cocktail Dress, France Silk. size: 4/6 US. Price on application. This 1962 cocktail dress by Balenciaga is crazy beautiful. After seeing it, we can absolutely imagine why the Countess Mona Bismarck shut herself in her bedroom and refused to come out for days after learning that Balenciaga retired.A similar dress is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection. The cut of the dress is determined and precise. The bodice is cut narrow and small to the body while the outer skirt, lined... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2009

A 1925 couture cocktail dress, attributed to Coco Chanel and a Chanel couture evening coat/over-dress, late 1950s

A  couture beige lace cocktail dress, attributed to Coco Chanel, circa 1925 un-labelled, the bands of lace with slotted ribbon to the waist, the skirt falling in tiers, with picot edging to the inner silk and satin petticoat, bust 96cm, 38in. Perspiration stains at underarms to petticoat, othewise good. Estimate: £600 - £800. A Chanel couture pale blue slubbed silk evening coat/over-dress, late 1950s labelled and numbered 69236, fastened by hook and eye at the waist, the full skirt with... [Lire la suite]
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