NEW YORK – Jasper52 will host an Atomic Brunette online auction of designer fashions – both vintage and contemporary – on Sunday, Aug. 2. Proceeds from the 53-lot auction will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.
Dozens of beautiful items are offered, from leisurewear to cocktail dresses, starting with a fully beaded number designed by Peter Dunda for Pucci in 2015. The size 36 dress is silk lined and features open work down the sides and front. Beautifully made and super heavy, the dress is expected to sell for $1,500-$2,000.
From the 1970s is a McMullen geometric print maxidress in cotton. The self-belted dress is size small/medium (est. $200-$300).
Also made in the ’70s is a full-length Pauline Trigere natural linen summer dress, size small/medium (est. $300-$400).
An Yves Saint Laurent all-silk tunic/shirt dress from the 1970s/80s has silk shantung and mother of pearl inlaid buttons. The piece is marked French size 38 (est. $600-$900).
A two-piece silk dress by Muriel Grateau is from the 1970s. The ensemble incorporates a skirt/wrap that ties at the waist. The dress is marked French 40, while the skirt is marked 38 (est. $550-$750).
Besides dresses, the auction includes a small selection of jewelry and handbags.
The Jasper52 Atomic Brunette couture auction will be held Sunday, Aug. 2, beginning at 6 p.m.
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