A fashionista’s dream!
From December 3rd -12th, the Elizabeth Taylor Collection will be on display, then auctioned at Christie’s in NY.
Christie’s is pleased to announce fashion and accessories highlights from the four-day series of landmark sales devoted to the iconic Collection of Elizabeth Taylor, the celebrated film star, fashion icon, and humanitarian. Collected over five decades, Elizabeth Taylor’s fashion wardrobe features scores of museum-quality ensembles fashioned by Chanel, Christian Dior, Gianfranco Ferré, Givenchy, Halston, Tiziani, Valentino, Versace, and Yves Saint Laurent, among others. As Hollywood’s leading lady for decades, Elizabeth Taylor often worked directly with designers to create the stunning looks that the cameras immortalized – from the ethereal silver Chanel ballgown and cape she wore to the Royal Film performance of The Taming of the Shrew in London in 1967, to the stunning ivory silk Valentino Couture gown she wore to the 64th Annual Academy Awards in 1992. Nearly 400 items comprise this broad collection, which includes a lifetime of one-of-a-kind haute couture gowns, prêt-à-porter fashions, coats, and capes, as well as scores of handbags, costume jewelry and shoes. Christie’s New York will present 68 of Ms. Taylor’s most iconic looks in a black-tie Evening Sale of fashion and accessories on December 14, followed by 326 additional items in three consecutive Day Sale sessions on December 15.
The collection will span over 50 years of fashion. While auction prices will be a tad bit expensive for many, true collectors will revel at the catalog, and surely a few pieces will be placed in a home as a tremendously exciting Christmas gift.
For more information visit: http://www.christies.com/elizabethtaylor
Preview a few of the items in the collection: