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Category: Women’s Clothing & Accessories

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    Millea Bros Ltd. Fashion and Accessories Auction Features Oscar De la Renta and Hermès Items

    Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta worked with several luxury brands, like Lanvin and Balenciaga, before establishing his eponymous brand in New York in 1965. His work blended European femininity with American comfort. The Oscar de la Renta line of evening gowns and suits was a hit among socialites…

    Hermès Kelly 28 black calf
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    Bonhams to Offer Chinese Hair Ornaments From the Hsiao Family Collection

    A group of hairpins from the Ming through Qing dynasties. Image from Bonhams. Before Chinese hair ornaments became collector’s items, they served both functional and social uses in ancient dynasties. Both women and men bound up their hair during elaborate coming-of-age ceremonies. Women specifically used hairpins to secure the styles.…

    Bonhams to Offer Chinese Hair Ornaments From the Hsiao Family Collection1
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    SJ Auctioneers Offers Salvatore Ferragamo Silk Scarves and Jose Hess Jewelry

    Before 1937, silk scarves primarily served functional purposes in Europe and the United States. Hermès was the first luxury fashion brand to turn scarves into fashion accessories. Other couture houses and independent designers followed suit in the early 20th century. SJ Auctioneers’ upcoming auction will present a selection of these…

    Salavtore Ferragamo silk scarf
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    SJ Auctioneers Offers Designer Jewelry, Scarves and Giftware Auctions

    SJ Auctioneers is welcoming a full house of registrants for its Designer Jewelry scarves and giftware auction 8/08/21. Desingers include a variety from Gucci, Heren, Burberry, Rolex, Ferragamo, Valentino and more. register: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/auctioneer/7787/sj-auctioneers/. Some of the items to look out for: Herend figurine large handpainted pheasant with 24kt Lot # 808228 Herend…

    SJ Auctioneers Offers Designer Jewelry, Scarves and Giftware Auctions3
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    Janet Jackson Memorabilia Auction Tracks Artist's Decades-Long Career

    Janet Jackson being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Photo by Michael Loccisano for Getty Images. Janet Jackson's brothers were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 as the Jackson 5. Despite her own substantial success, Janet Jackson was in awe of her…

    Janet Jackson Memorabilia Auction Tracks Artists Decades-Long Career1
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    Career items from Beyoncé Knowles, Cher, Madonna & more at Julien's Auctions

    “Independent Women Part 1” music video costumes left to right worn by Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Julien’s Auctions announced today Music Icons, the world record-breaking auction house to the stars’ annual music extravaganza taking place three days on Friday, June 11th, Saturday,…

    Career items from Beyoncé Knowles, Cher, Madonna & more at Juliens Auctions
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    Recent Protect ARTsakh Auction Raised Funds for Displaced Armenians

    A benefit auction raising money for displaced individuals in Artsakh concluded on December 20th, 2020. The Protect ARTsakh auction was listed on ArtScoops, a Beirut-based auction platform, and included 78 lots from 60 artists.  Artsakh, an Armenian breakaway state located in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the South Caucasus, erupted in…

    Recent-Protect-ARTsakh-Auction-Raised-Funds-for-Displaced-Armenians1
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    Artifacts From The Production Archives of Hollywood Will Be Sold by Julien's Auctions

    Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery was the first to portray James Bond in the eponymous movies. He used a Walther PP handgun in the debut Bond film, Dr. No (1962). The silhouette of the weapon went on to become associated with the iconic character. The upcoming Icons & Idols Trilogy:…

    SEAN CONNERY JAMES BOND WALTHER PP PISTOL USED IN DR. NO WITH DVD
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    Space Lace, Hollywood’s favorite source for vintage and contemporary fashion, to host festive Dec. 4 holiday auction online

    Glamorous array of classic and modern gowns and accessories includes coveted designs by Chanel, Lanvin, Versace, Valentino, de la Renta, Saint Laurent, Gaultier, and a host of others Chanel burgundy silk chiffon halter dress, 1990, with four matching, decorative Chanel monogram buttons at center back zipper. US size 4-6. Estimate…

    Space Lace, Hollywoods favorite source for vintage and contemporary fashion, to host festive Dec. 4 holiday auction online
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    Glass Art, Gold and Diamond Jewelry, and Sterling Silver Lead Upcoming Auction from Akiba Antiques

    Akiba Antiques will bring over 625 lots to auction this November, especially highlighting vintage gold and diamond jewelry and sterling silver pieces.  Zolotas 18k Gold Ram Head Necklace and Bracelet Leading the catalog is an 18-karat gold ram’s head necklace from Zolotas, a Greek jewelry house that launched in 1895.…

    Glass Art, Gold and Diamond Jewelry, and Sterling Silver Lead Upcoming Auction from Akiba Antiques4
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    Records Set in $1.6 Million Heritage Luxury Accessories Auction

    Hermès Mini Kelly Picnic Finishes at $47,500 Hermès Jaune de Naples Swift Leather & Osier Wicker Mini Kelly Picnic with Palladium Hardware. DALLAS, Texas (October 6, 2020) – Multiple records fell and an Hermès wicker picnic bag sold for $47,500 to lead Heritage Auctions’ Luxury Accessories Live Auction to $1,608,631.75 Oct. 4. Offered…

    Records Set in $1.6 Million Heritage Luxury Accessories Auction
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    Doyle Offers 15 Years of Alexander McQueen in Upcoming Auction

    “He wanted to be a 21st-century designer. The one who didn’t approach fashion the same way. Who didn’t repeat the narratives of the past 50 years in fashion,” critic Cathy Horyn told The New York Times shortly after the death of Lee Alexander McQueen in 2010. McQueen, a British fashion…

    Doyle Offers 15 Years of Alexander McQueen in Upcoming Auction1
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    Space Lace, San Francisco’s exciting new auction house for vintage fashion, to debut with Sept. 6 sale

    SAN FRANCISCO – At the intersection of 1930s glamour and trendsetting street style, there’s Space Lace, a new San Francisco auction house specializing in vintage fashion, jewelry, accessories and interior furnishings. Space Lace is the recently launched auction division of Torso Vintages, an atelier with a twist in the city’s…

    Space Lace, San Francisco’s exciting new auction house for vintage fashion, to debut with Sept. 6 sale
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    Buttons of Distinction Auction

    Buttons, likely created between the 27th and 25th centuries BCE, are small disks that help secure clothing in place. Often overlooked, buttons have both functional and decorative purposes and can add to the value of the clothing item. Although mostly circular, they come in a variety of shapes and sizes.…

    A RARE BUTTON EXAMPLE OF RONDE BASSE ENAMELING
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    Single-owner lifetime collection of Eisenberg Originals, mostly vintage costume jewelry, will be auctioned September 12

    Also sold will be clothing, handbags, perfumes, compacts, cosmetics, belts and original advertisements, all from company’s heyday from the 1920s to the 1950s. Sharon Schwartz isn’t just a collector of Eisenberg Originals, she wrote the definitive book on the topic, titled Eisenberg Originals, The Golden Years of Fashion, Jewelry and…

    Single owner lifetime collection of Eisenberg Originals mostly vintage costume jewelry will be auctioned September 12
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    Summer Jewels and Watches

    British jewelry designer Laurence Graff founded his eponymous jewelry house in 1960 in London. The company has since discovered, polished, and set several notable diamonds in history. Describing his affinity for diamonds, Graff reflects: “My love affair with diamonds is life-long.” Several pieces from Graff will be on display in…

    Marguerite Stix, Opal, emerald, and diamond shell brooch
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    The Miami Fashionista

    One of the leading lots at the upcoming Miami Fashionista auction, presented by Hill Auction Gallery, is a Chanel black lambskin leather "Executive" shopper tote bag. It features gold-tone hardware, protective feet, interior black lining, and one detachable makeup satchel. Another highlight is a pair of Emilio Pucci rayon bell-bottom…

    Prada Mini Maroon Silk Vintage Evening Bag Purse
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    Post War + Contemporary Art

    In an interview with the Smithsonian American Art Museum, contemporary artist Deborah Butterfield connected her work with her passion for karate and horseback riding: “Each day, whether it’s in the studio or with your horse or in the dojo, you hope that you come to some point of harmony and…

    Julian Stanczak Conservative Green- Minus
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    Celebrity Fashion Available in Julien’s Auctions Event

    Outfits Worn by Whitney Houston and Madonna Presented in Music Icons Auction The upcoming two-day Music Icons sale, offered by Julien’s Auctions, will give bidders the opportunity to own fashion and couture pieces owned by pop music legends. Held in Beverly Hills, California on June 19th and 20th, 2020, the…

    Celebrity Fashion Available in Julien’s Auctions Event-1
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    Summer Fashion and Accessories

    Established in 1973, Comme des Garçons is a Japanese fashion brand founded by Rei Kawakubo in Tokyo and Place Vendôme in Paris. The name of the label was inspired by Françoise Hardy's song “Tous les Garçons et les Filles.” One of the key lots featured in the upcoming Summer Fashion and Accessories auction,…

    Hermes Natural Sable Clemence Birkin Handbag, 2008