Atomic Brunette auction Aug. 2 to benefit breast cancer research

Pucci 2015 fully beaded green cocktail dress designed by Peter Dunda, size 36. Estimate: $1,500-$2,000. Jasper52 image

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).

1970s McMullen printed button-front, belted shirtdress, size small/medium. Estimate: $200-$300. Jasper52 image

Also made in the ’70s is a full-length Pauline Trigere natural linen summer dress, size small/medium (est. $300-$400).

1970s Pauline Trigere natural linen summer dress, natural linen dress cut on bias with triple seam stitching at bust, small/medium. Estimate: $300-$400. Jasper52 image

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).

Yves Saint Laurent striped tunic/mini shirtdress, 1970s/80s, all silk, size 38. Estimate: $600-$900. Jasper52 image

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).

1970s Muriel Grateau two-piece fuschia/black couture dress Muriel Grateau, all silk. Estimate: $550-$750. Jasper52 image

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.

View top auction results on LiveAuctioneers here: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/pages/recent-auction-sales/