Spring Couture and Vintage Fashion
April 29th, 2009 - NYC
St. Paul Auditorium,
60th Street & Columbus Avenue, New York City
PREVIEW: April 28th - 3pm to 7pm & April 29th - 9am to Noon
AUCTION: April 29th - Starts at Noon
From the website -
'Highlighted at this fashion event are two spectacular 1920’s evening coats attributed to Parisian designers Jean Lanvin and Paul Poiret, a 1937 Lucien LeLong lame evening gown, two 18th C brocade gowns, early 19th C cotton dresses, 18th-19th C gents garments, a 1920’s French knit 5-piece day ensemble, extraordinary 19th C beaded jackets, Civil War and bustle dresses, Victorian through Belle Epoch tea and ball gowns, collection of stunning beaded 1920’s dresses, many printed silk 1930s gowns, Irish crochet and other lace dresses and jackets, 19th C children’s garments, 20th C designer cocktail and evening dresses, mod and paper dresses, rare rock & roll garments, 19th C bisque dolls and a large and wonderful collection of antique doll clothing.
Textile treasures include: 17th C. embroidered panel, embroideries and weavings from many cultures, a collection of chasubles – some as early as 1585, Chinese export shawls, Turkish and Ottoman pieces, Kashmiri hand-woven wool paisleys, handmade lace table linens, silk brocade obis, printed kalimkaris, Buddhist textiles…
Designers represented in our April sale include Lucien Lelong, Liberty of London, Paul Poiret, Mariano Fortuny, Jeanne Lanvin, Bonnie Cashin, Christian Dior, Pauline Trigere, Thea Porter, Rudy Gernreich, Courreges, Chanel, Geoffrey Beene, Galanos, Claire McCardell, Ceil Chapman, Irene, Zandra Rhodes, Pucci, Steven Sprouse, Sant Angelo, Halston, Yves St. Laurent, Oleg Cassini, Bill Blass, Arnold Scaasi, Nolan Miller, Oscar De La Renta, Balenciaga, Jean Paul Gaultier, Judith Lieber, Victor Costa, Moschino, Claude Montana, Bob Mackie, Bill Blass, Louis Vuitton, St. John, Gucci, Molly Parnis and so many more.'
Check the website - http://www.augusta-auction.com/ - for more details and photo gallery of the yummy auction items