Our next sale will be our Antique and Vintage Fashion and Textiles auction on October 8th 2018, which will include the Marta and Maurice Clare Shawl Collection, which is being sold in aid of Moorfields Eye Hospital, and the second part of the Sam McKnight menswear collection. Please subscribe to our mailing list to be notified when the catalogue is online.

Upcoming auction

Antique and Vintage Fashion and Textiles, October 8th 2018

Vintage Fashion

We love all vintage fashion- whether it be a museum worthy 1930s Schiaparelli, or a fabulous and wearable Ossie Clark! We value great design- not only great designers. Our bi-annual ‘Passion for Fashion’ auction is hotly anticipated by museums and private collectors the world over and features a curated selection of the finest haute couture, rare vintage fashion and high-profile celebrity pieces, which in the past have included items from the wardrobes of Princess Diana, Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor.

Several times a year, we also hold our immensely popular ‘Vintage Fashion, Antique Costume & Textiles’ auction. This sale includes wearable and affordable fashion for vintage lovers.

If you have items you would like to consign for auction, please get in touch.

Princess Diana’s midnight-blue velvet evening gown by Victor Edelstein, worn to the State dinner at the White House given by President and Mrs Reagan, when she memorably danced with John Travolta, 9th November, 1985. Sold for £204,000
A fine and important Elsa Schiaparelli couture Zodiac jacket, the Astrology Collection, Winter, 1938-39. Sold for £132,000.
Bjork's Alexander McQueen 'Bell' dress, 2004. Sold for £52,500

Luxury Accessories

From vintage to contemporary, we sell a covetable selection authentic and collectable luxury handbags and accessories throughout the year. Regularly included at auction are classic Hermès Birkin and Kelly bags, Chanel flap bags, as well as examples by Gucci, Louis Vuitton and others. Our bi-annual ‘Passion for Fashion’ auction features cherry-picked examples of mint-condition luxury handbags and fine costume jewellery, and throughout the year designer accessories are featured in our auctions at attractive estimates.

This December will see our very first online only specially curated ‘Luxury Accessories & Designer Handbags’ auction. 

If you have items you would like to consign for auction, please get in touch.

An Hermès black Fjord leather Kelly bag, 1995. Sold for £5,600.
A Chanel 'byzantine' pendant necklace, 2004. Sold for £625.
An Hermès bleu jean clemence leather Birkin bag, 2000. Sold for £5,400.

Antique Costume & Textiles

Our passion for fashion history extends though all centuries and to all parts of the world, with antique costume and textiles regularly included in our auctions throughout the year. Items featured include extremely rare, museum worthy 17th, 18th and 19th century costume, Asian and Islamic textiles, and much more. We are proud to be the only remaining auction house in the country to sell antique lace, with past auctions including the notable collections of Pat Earnshaw and Enid Purvis.

If you have items you would like to consign for auction, please get in touch.

A Spitalfields brocaded silk robe a l'Anglaise, the silk probably Anna Maria Garthwaite, the fabric late 1730s, construction altered circa 1750. Sold for £5,500
Detail of a kesi dragon robe, jifu, Chinese, mid 19th century. Sold for £6,875.
A fine pair of Point d’Angleterre lappets, circa 1710-30. Sold for £1,625.

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