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DoneDec 04, 2022 2:43 PM EST
New York, Ny - New York, United States
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Vintage Fashion: The Design Archive of V.I.A.

This is the debut vintage fashion apparel and accessory auction of property from the design research archive of V.I.A. Its highlight is an eclectic mix of exceptional, directional and inspirational design-focused items once exclusively reserved for research by the fashion and costume industries. There will be something for everyone. With items dating from the 1900s to 2020s, included are European, American and Japanese designer pieces, historical, ethnic, military, athletic, evening and everyday wear and accessories for men, women and children. Of special note is an extensive collection of bags and footwear many of which have inspired the work of modern designers and sparked worldwide trends. Highlights include: * NOS 70's YSL YVES ST LAURENT RIVE GAUCHE Wool Inverted Pleat Calf Length Skirt * NOS Vintage Christian Lacroix Laser Cut Detail Leather Skirt * American, Japanese + European Vintage Designer Items from TOM FORD, YSL, MIYAKE, COMME DES GARCONS, ROMEO GIGLI, VIKTO+ROLF + CHLOE * A Selection of Pristine NOS 1960s Little Black Dresses * An Assortment of Rare 1910-1940s Dresses, Jackets + Coats * A Diverse Selection of Rare Military and Outdoorsmen Jackets, Pants, Vests and Accessories * NOS 1930s Men's Shawl Collar Heavyweight Cardigan * Selection of Rare Embellished Ethnic Skirts, Tops, Caftans, Shoes + Bags * Rare NOS 1950s TAHITIAN + HOALOHA Hawaiian Shirts * 1940s British NFS (National Fire Service) Officers Pea Style Uniform Coat * Collection of 1960s/1970s Handmade Artisanal/Hippie Leather Belts + Bags * An Assortment of RARE 1910s/1920s NOS Sterling Silver Filigree and Cloisonne Belt Buckles * Several Rare Fashion Week Periodicals from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s Whether you're looking for design inspiration, to costume a project, add to your collection, resell as a high-end dealer or to lovingly own, use and wear a rare vintage piece yourself, we look forward to working with you on Live Auctioneers.
Auction Curator:
Suzanne McCoy Fitschen
Vintage Fashion + Interiors Product Design Specialist
Lot Number: Lowest

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