News about Fashion
Jasper52 hosts Luxury Fashion auction, Aug. 24
NEW YORK – An Hermes Birkin 35 in fuchsia hammered leather, a vintage Emilio Pucci mini-dress, and a gold quilted Chanel handbag will likely earn top lot status at Jasper52’s Luxury Fashion Auction, which will be presented on Wednesday, August 24 at 6 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
1920s fashion drawings, vintage posters and more at PBA Galleries, Aug. 25
BERKELEY, Calif. – On Thursday, August 25, PBA Galleries will host a sale of Antiquarian Books with Fine Press and Fine Bindings, with more than 350 lots from the private press movement, fine bindings, fore-edge painted books, posters, graphic arts and antiquarian books. Featured are choice selections of chromolithography, pochoir and a wonderful collection of early […]
In Memoriam: Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake, 84
TOKYO (AP) – Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan’s biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted pleated pieces as well as former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ black turtlenecks, has died. He was 84. Miyake died August 5 of liver cancer, the Miyake Design Office said on August 9.
Peabody Essex Museum salutes late Black fashion designer Patrick Kelly
SALEM, Mass. – The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is currently hosting an exhibition that celebrates the life and legacy of the late fashion designer Patrick Kelly. Rooted in expressions of love and joy and inspired by his experiences growing up in the American South, Kelly’s fearless yet lighthearted designs pushed racial and cultural boundaries. First […]