Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Easter Bonnets-PHILIP TREACY

Philip Treacy
Photo by Norman Parkinson

Philip Treacy Couture

Philip Treacy

Happy Holidays!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

And the Answer is...VIVIENNE WESTWOOD

1993 Collection


Propaganda Dress 2005-06 collection
Photo Metropolitan Museum

Saturday, March 27, 2010


Ellie Saab



These are just some of the items still available as part of the Fashion for Relief/White Ribbon Alliance Fundraiser.

These were worn in the London fundraiser fashion show and are now for sale on Net-a-Porter.

The sale ends tomorrow!

Friday, March 26, 2010

Wednesday, March 24, 2010


Tell me who your favorite (vintage or contemporary) designers/labels are and if you buy clothing, jewerly or accessories on-line.
I'm working on a new project so would really appreciate your help.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

60 Years Young-PIERRE CARDIN

Pierre Cardin Circa 1990 Black Crepe with Silver Metal Detail
Please note that this item has been sold

Photo from Salon du Vintage
Photo above from the Pierre Cardin Museum in Paris

IHT Fashion Editor Suzy Menkes interviews the fashion icon Pierre Cardin as he celebrates his 60th year in fashion.

Also check out his new book “Pierre Cardin, 60 Years of Innovation,” written by Jean-Pascal Hesse, his long-term collaborator, and published by Assouline.

Like fine wine he just seems to be getting better....

Monday, March 22, 2010

Hermès Anyone? NEW YORK CITY

My secret source at Hermès told me about a sale so though that I would share it with you
Up to 60% off on select scarves and ties
Mar 24-28, 9am-6pm (1pm-5pm Sunday),
125 W 18th St (between Sixth and Seventh Aves)
New York, NY

Sunday, March 21, 2010


Lot 237 Philip Hulitar Silk Ballgown 1950s

Lot 267 Black Silk Gown 1935

As most of you know by now I don't tend to buy and sell that many pieces from the 30s-50s but you also probably didn't know that I'm a big fan of Hulitar. Here are just 2 of my picks for this week's auction with very reasonable estimates of under $600.

Karen Augusta Auctions
March 24th in New York City
for information visit

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patrick's Day-HERMES

A gorgeous green leather Balle de Golf handbag by Hermes with an adustable shoulder strap available in my VIP shop on

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Sunday, March 14, 2010


Lot 29 Zandra Rhodes printed chiffon dress

Two exciting events in London this week for all of the vintage fashionistas out there.

Kerry Taylor auctions sale on March 16 with over 300 lots of modern celebrity owned clothing, vintage pieces from designers such as Zandra Rhodes, Thierry Mugler and rare pieces by Vivienne Westwood just to name a few... For a full catalog and on line bidding information visit

Later in the week the London Fashion, Textiles and Accessories Fair will be held on Sunday the 21st in the Hammersmith Town Hall.
For more information visit

Thursday, March 4, 2010