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Category: Women’s Clothing & Accessories

  • Auction Result, Press Release

    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
  • Auction Industry

    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
  • Auction Industry

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Industry

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Preview

    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
  • Auction Industry

    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
  • Auction Preview

    Icons & Idols: Music Icons

    Just months before his death, Kurt Cobain appeared on the now-famous MTV Unplugged performance of 1993. Cobain performed eight original Nirvana songs and six additional covers before a live audience. The show was alternately called his greatest work and “his last self-portrait.” Appearing in the upcoming Icons & Idols sale,…

    ELVIS PRESLEY SCREENPRINT BY STEVE KAUFMAN
  • Auction Preview

    Fashion Vintage

    Specializing in lifestyle products and leather, Hermès named its famous Birkin handbag after the English actress Jane Birkin. She met Jean-Louis Dumas, the son of Robert Dumas-Hermès, in a coincidental encounter. After she complained to him about how inadequate her bag was for daily use, Dumas invited her to France and…

    Fendi - Baguette bag
  • Auction Preview

    Razzle-Dazzle Costumes and Couture from the Mitzi Gaynor Collection

    A well-known American actress, dancer, and singer, Mitzi Gaynor was born Francesca Marlene de Czanyi von Gerber on September 4, 1931. Her notable movies include South Pacific and There's No Business Like Show Business. She also performed in nightclub and concert venues across the United States and Canada. Highlighted in…

    A MITZI GAYNOR STAGE-WORN CHARACTER COSTUME DESIGNED BY ROBERT CARLTON
  • Auction Preview

    Abington’s Spring Luxury Fashion Online Sale

    The upcoming Abington’s Spring Luxury Fashion Online Sale will offer a selection of luxury goods from brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, and more. Chanel is a French company that creates high fashion garments and accessories for both men and women. Featured in this Abington Auction Gallery, Inc. sale…

    Hermes Peach Passiflores Silk Scarf 90cm
  • Auction Preview

    Watches and Jewelry Auction from Nacional Monte de Piedad

    The upcoming Watches and Jewelry Auction from Nacional Monte de Piedad, presented by Morton Subastas, will offer a selection of luxury watches. Rolex, Hublot, and Bulgari Sotirio are among the highlighted brands. One of the standout items is from Hublot’s Big Bang collection. The available watch is made of 18-karat…

    CHOKER, PENDANT, RING AND EARRINGS SET WITH ONYX AND DIAMONDS. 18K YELLOW GOLD. CARRERA Y CARRERA, FIRE CIRCLES COLLECTION
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    Jewelry and watches Auction. Includes Pocket Watches section

    Morton Subastas presents a collection of jewelry and textiles along with a pocket watch session in the upcoming March auction. Patek Philippe, Rolex, and Ulysse Nardin are among the recognized brands offered in the sale. In the category of jewelry, stones such as emeralds and sapphires are also presented. One…

    ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL DATEJUST. 18K YELLOW GOLD. REF. 6900, CA. 1979 - 1980
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    Spring Fashion and Accessories

    Birkin handmade tote bags were first introduced in the 1980s by Hermès, the French luxury brand. A turquoise leather Birkin bag by Hermès is a highlight of the upcoming Spring Fashion and Accessories auction, to be presented by Hindman. It is designed with silvertone hardware and includes a vinyl rain…

    Hermès Turquoise Leather Birkin Bag, 2007
  • Artists

    Important Exhibition Showcases Pier Paolo Pasolini's Wide Range Of Work And Influence

    Installation view. PURCHASE, NY.- Pier Paolo Pasolini (Italian, 1922–1975), one of 20th century Europe’s leading intellectuals, known for his prolific work as a poet, writer, and film director, and who railed against government corruption, materialism, consumerism, and political and social repression, is the focus of Pier Paolo Pasolini: Subversive Prophet, an…

    Pier Paolo Pasolini
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    Early Spring Estates & Collections Auction

    Pablo Picasso, a painter, printmaker, sculptor, and ceramics artist, was an influential figure in 20th-century art. Picasso was among the pioneers of Cubism, in which he broke apart his subjects and reassembled them in an abstracted form. One of Picasso’s portraits of his wife Jacqueline is highlighted in the upcoming…

    ROBERT THIEN, ORCHID II STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPH
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    Prints + Multiples

    The upcoming Prints + Multiples Auction, offered by Rago, will present a selection of works from both Modern and contemporary artists. On offer are several recognizable prints by Andy Warhol, including pieces from his Campbell’s Soup can series. Soup varieties represented are Vegetable, Old Fashioned Vegetable, and Onion. A related…

    Robert Cottingham, Art