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.
Gustav Klimt's muse and partner, Emilie Flöge, was Vienna's leading fashion designer at the turn of the 20th century and one of her dresses goes up for auction on June 16.
From the very earliest of civilisations, fashion has been one of the most significant components of a community’s culture, and a means of expressing endless messages. Whether one is using it to represent social status, wealth, class, vocation, or personal tastes, it can provide an insight into what values and traditions were held by the wearer and the society of the time. The 19th century especially was an era in which appearances were paramount and a woman’s wardrobe could tell the story of her world.
During Paris Fashion Week 2019, Christie's Paris will auction over 300 fashions designed by Yves Saint Laurent for his muse, the French actress Catherine Deneuve.
Arty sneakerheads all around the world will have to take a look at the house Phillips’ upcoming auction. “TONGUE + CHIC” features 20 pairs of one-of-a-kind sneakers by the major shoe brands in collaboration with personalities such as KAWS, Shantell Martin and Daniel Arsham.
For decades, the legendary brand Hermès has been top of the French luxury industry. Since its formation in 1837, the company offers everything from clothes and handbags to perfumes and jewelry. Barnebys tells the tale about a classical brand in constant development.
London's Design Museum will honour Azzedine Alaïa, who passed away last month, with a retrospective. The exhibition will open in Spring 2018 at the newly designed space.
Flowers will wilt, and chocolate is overrated- right? For Valentine's this year, why not show the one you love the most, or yourself (what better an excuse?) just how much you care with our rundown of gifts your loved one won't expect.
Between the two world wars, Italian Elsa Schiaparelli was considered one of the most revolutionary fashion designers of this era. Her works were influenced by the Surrealist movement, in particular Salvador Dalí and Jean Cocteau.
Kimono [noun] from the Japanese ki "wear" and mono "thing."
From waves, curls and perms, where did our love affair with big hair begin?
It's no coincidence that in the lead up to Christmas, more than 60 Hermès bags will be going under the gavel at Catawiki. A Hermès bag is the ultimate statement piece of arm-candy for any fashionista and worth their weight, quite literally, in gold.
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.