LOS ANGELES – Property from the collection of Tommy Hilfiger will be sold by Julien’s Auctions on Oct. 21 at Julien’s Auctions pop-up gallery at 805 N. La Cienega Blvd. The auction will feature highlights from the personal collection of the iconic American fashion designer whose namesake Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s leading global fashion lifestyle brands. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Since launching the Tommy Hilfiger brand in 1985, Hilfiger has become globally renowned as the pioneer of “classic American cool” style with a mix of classic and modern influences fused by the designer’s love of pop culture. This first-ever auction event, property from the collection of Tommy Hilfiger will offer a glimpse into the personal lifestyle and collecting passions of the international fashion icon, whose collaborations with the greatest musicians, celebrities, influencers and artists have inspired his design practices and businesses.
In addition, as a reflection of Hilfiger’s longstanding passion for philanthropy, a portion of proceeds from the sale will benefit Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
“Tommy Hilfiger’s distinctive brand has traversed the worlds of fashion, music, art and entertainment like no other designer in the world. This collection of eclectic and extraordinary personal pieces reflects the classic American style and spirit that the world has come to revere in his internationally renowned trademark,” said Darren Julien, president and CEO of Julien’s Auctions.
Highlights of the eclectic auction run the gamut of furniture, chandeliers, memorabilia, clothes, original photography and fine art – from a Victorian-style conversation settee, (estimate: $1,500 – $2,500); a pair of Hermès Pippa folding chairs and stool (estimate: $10,000 – $12,000); a set of four signed David Bowie tarot prints (estimate: $5,000 – $7,000); a Tommy Hilfiger signed Gibson ES-335 guitar (estimate: $2,000 – $4,000) to an Irish mahogany billiard table (estimate: $10,000 – $15,000).
Additional highlights include a pair of blue jeans worn by Marilyn Monroe in the 1954 film River of No Return (estimate $20,000 – $40,000); a Mick Jagger Steel Wheels tour studded leather vest (estimate: $2,000 – $4,000); a pair of KISS guitarist Ace Frehley early 1970s vintage platform boots (estimate $600-$800); Andy Warhol’s Truman Capote, circa 1979, screen print on paper, estate stamp on the verso (estimate: $40,000 – $60,000) and Andy Warhol’s Liza Minnelli unique screen print on paperboard, authenticated and numbered (estimate $80,000 – $100,000.)
Session One will begin at 10 a.m. Pacific time / 1 p.m. Eastern. Session Two will begin at 2 p.m. Pacific / 5 p.m. Eastern.
For details contact Julien’s Auctions at 310-836-1818.