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Christie’s to auction Vintage Couture collection
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The global auction house is launching Vintage Couture, a special collection rich in glamour, history and style.

Silk evening gown, probably Lanvin, 1930s, image by Christie's Images Ltd.

Silk evening gown, probably Lanvin, 1930s; image by Christie’s Images Ltd.

From Dior dresses to Chanel handbags, the auction showcases some of the finest pieces of 20s, 30s and 40s style. The main collection is led by around 30 pieces from Spanish screen icon Catalina Barcena’s wardrobe, including some designer costumes as well as many wearable Lanvin dresses.

A selection of Hermès handbags; image by Christie's Images Ltd.

A selection of Hermès handbags; image by Christie’s Images Ltd.

All items will be on display at Christie’s Old Brompton Road Galleries from 24 November to 28 November, and the live auction will take place at 10.30am on 29 November. There will also be an online only auction taking place over a two-week period. The entire Vintage Couture collection will be avaible to view on Christie’s website from November.

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