In the Lap of Luxury

HVMC, a Monte Carlo auction house, will end the auction season in style with a series of exceptional sales comprising seven different categories and nearly 2,500 lots. Here are the highlights of the sale, from art and jewelry to fashion accessories and archaeological treasures.

For the Love of Givenchy

The French couturier Hubert de Givenchy pioneered sophisticated, yet effortless elegance as the father of the little black dress, debuted by his most famous muse Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's.

6 wardrobe staples for spring

With spring just around the corner it’s time for a wardrobe update. At Barnebys you can shop for fashion icons as well as the trends of last season. We think you should start with the staples - pieces you will wear, and love, forever.

The La La Land look

La La Land is on everyone's lips - the Oscar frontrunner by the young director Damien Chazelle is set to dominate awards season. Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, the musical tells the tale of their love affair as they try to 'make it' in Hollywood.

Orange is the new black

It's not so much one man's trash is another man's treasure, rather one man's treasure is another man's treasure. From Rolex, Hermès, to cars and jewellery, you can bid for a little piece of luxury at Seized Assets Auctioneers with starting prices as low as $1.

'Happy Birthday Mr/Mrs President' That iconic Monroe dress hits auction block

The date is Saturday, May 19, 1962, it's the Democratic fundraiser at Madison Square Garden and President John F. Kennedy is nearing his 45th birthday. Out steps a sultry Monroe, wearing a white ermine fur coat which she removes to reveal a skintight, sheer, flesh-colored dress. The design by Jean Louis featured over 2 500 hand stitched crystals and became one of the most iconic garments in entertainment and political history.