26 novembre 2016

Gemeentemuseum presents: Hubert de Givenchy: To Audrey with Love

Audrey Hepburn wearing ensemble designed by Hubert de Givenchy in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961) Photo: Mondadori Portfolio; courtesy Hubert de Givenchy. THE HAGUE.- This autumn the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag presents an ambitious exhibition in which couturier Hubert de Givenchy pays homage to his muse, Audrey Hepburn. The exhibition will be a grand retrospective of the work of French couturier Hubert de Givenchy, one of the leading fashion designers of the 20th century. His career ran concurrent to that of... [Lire la suite]

24 novembre 2016

A Maria Gallenga stencilled persimmon velvet medieval inspired gown, 1920s

Lot 65. A Maria Gallenga stencilled persimmon velvet medieval inspired gown, 1920s. Estimate:£2200 - £3000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Maria Gallenga stencilled persimmon velvet medieval inspired gown, 1920s. un-labelled, printed with repeat gingko leaf shaped repeats in silver and gold, the fagotted shoulder seams inset with wide coral glass beads, the long sleeves with pointed cuffs adorned with gold crochet bauble buttons, curved lightly gathered waist side seams, trained hem, lined in matching crêpe, with... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959. Photo Philippe Pottier pour L'Officiel.
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23 novembre 2016

China Machado wearing Balenciaga, 1959

China Machado wearing Balenciaga, 1959
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23 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959
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23 novembre 2016

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959

Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1959
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22 novembre 2016

A good Mariano Fortuny black silk 'Delphos', 1930s

Lot 64 : A good Mariano Fortuny black silk 'Delphos', 1930s. Estimate £4000 - £6000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A good Mariano Fortuny black silk 'Delphos', 1930s. marked with maker in the selvedge and to the reverse of the belt, columnar with Murano striped yellow glass beads to shoulders and sides, the silk belt stencilled in silver with leaf scrolls (2).  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm
21 novembre 2016

A Mariano Fortuny stencilled pink velvet mantle, circa 1920

Lot 63 : A Mariano Fortuny stencilled pink velvet mantle, circa 1920. Estimate: £4000 - £6000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Mariano Fortuny stencilled pink velvet mantle, circa 1920. bearing circular label to lining, printed in gold with scrolling vine and stylised tree motifs, with side slits forming armholes .  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm
21 novembre 2016

A Callot Soeurs couture orange silk and metallic lamé bias-cut evening gown, 1929

Lot 62 : A Callot Soeurs couture orange silk and metallic lamé bias-cut evening gown, 1929. Estimate: £800 - £1200. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Callot Soeurs couture orange silk and metallic lamé bias-cut evening gown, 1929. indistinctly dated on remains of ivory ribbon label, the skirt falling in handkerchief pleats, bust approx 97cm, 38in.  Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm
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21 novembre 2016

A Chanel couture beaded beige chiffon flapper dress, 1926-8

Lot 61 : A Chanel couture beaded beige chiffon flapper dress, 1926-8. Estimate: £1500 - £2500. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Chanel couture beaded beige chiffon flapper dress, 1926-8. un-labelled, adorned with pewter-grey and gold bugle beaded zig-zag bands, the skirt falling in two tiers with irregular frond-like edgings, bust 81cm, 32in For an identical model see KTA 10.07.2007, lot 103 which sold for £25,000. For a black chiffon dress altered into a cape with similar beadwork pattern see KTA... [Lire la suite]