VIVIENNE WESTWOOD WEDDING DRESS TO BE SOLD AT BUSBY AUCTION ROOMS ON OCTOBER 16th, 2014
Following a year of exciting vintage clothing auctions, Busby’s will be offering a one-off haute couture Vivienne Westwood feux fur 1930’s inspired wedding dress with a flamboyant velvet cloak. Designed for the romantic back drop of the exclusive alpine resort of Zermatt in 1996, worn with a tiara made from rubies and diamonds belonging to the Romanov family. This dress has already stepped onto the stage of history! The October sale will include many other exquisite early pieces of fashion from the couture houses of Europe, including Charles Frederick Worth, Jean Patou, Chanel, Valentino and Thierry Mugler.
“Harriet has been collecting clothes from society cupboards for the past fifteen years and has recently watched the prices of couture and antique clothing sell for record prices."
"They are works of art, beautifully hand -tailored from fabrics that would be almost impossible to replicate today. Clothing is a sound and valuable investment. As well as being sought after by the fashionistas across the world.” Every auction is hotted up from on-line bidders watching the auction as far away as Australia. Recently a 1950’s Charles Worth dress sold to America for £1,800.
Published by Hugo Busby
on 5th Sep 2014 @ 1:50 pm