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Everard to auction fashions from estate of beloved humorist Jeanne Robertson, Jan. 22

Humorist Jeanne Robertson was known for her unfailing sense of fashion and choice of colors that made her shine.

SAVANNAH, Ga. – For nearly 60 years, Southern humorist Jeanne Robertson (1943-2021) kept audiences howling with laughter, whether at her in-person appearances or on satellite radio comedy channels. A brilliant observer, Robertson had a talent for spinning yarns to maximum comedic effect. An international legion of fans followed her faithfully on Facebook and viewed her on YouTube more than 100 million times.

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Rivich to auction designer fashion + Western to Mid-century design, Nov. 17-18

Vintage Chanel quilted silk blouse with black bow and ‘pearl’ buttons; plus flapper-style silk skirt, size 38. Estimate $100-$5,000

CHICAGO – Widely known as the Midwest’s favorite source for artsy, outside-the-box antiques and estate goods, Chicago’s Rivich Auction has just posted its online catalogs for an exciting November 17-18 sale with selections to please every holiday shopper. Day one will focus exclusively on vintage fashions from Chanel, Gucci and other premier designers, while day two offers a selection of Western to Mid-century art, furniture and many “quirky but cool” items that even the savviest person shopper would never find in brick-and-mortar stores.

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Hindman to auction philanthropist Michelle Smith’s couture collection

Christian Dior haute couture wedding dress, Fall/Winter 1979

Christian Dior haute couture wedding dress, Fall/Winter 1979, est. $500-$700

CHICAGO – Hindman Auctions is pleased to present A Life in Couture: The Collection of Michelle Smith, Washington, D.C. on September 21. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. This offering from the collection of renowned Washington, DC philanthropist Michelle Smith will include garments by top designers including Christian Dior, Halston, Stephen Burrows, J. Mendel, and Ralph Rucci, and will illustrate Smith’s carefully curated selection of outstanding designs, a majority of which were custom made for her.

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