As one of its services, Gucci offers auction estimates for vintage Gucci pieces that speak a bit of the company’s history, such as those of kind and value sold at Christie’s.
To obtain an estimate, nothing more than an application and photos are needed.
Check out top picks of vintage Gucci, selected by Christie’s specialist’s and Gucci’s archivist’s, which were submitted by their curious owners.
Available in three different styles to accommodate all different faces–Carré, Hexagone and Rond–the Louis Vuitton Obsession Carre sunglasses features an acetate colorway. The sunglasses use monogram metal pieces in its arms, and come equipped with 100% UV protection lenses. MSRP: $480
The fashionable Kim Kardashian will bare it all on November’s W art issue.
After expressing her apologies for posing with Playboy, Kardashian seems to have no problem appearing on the cover of W magazine with nothing more than a layer of silver paint done up by art photographer Mark Seliger.
Front and rear photos of Kardashian will be featured in the magazine.
Stepping onto the runway at Paris Fashion Week was a shoe collection designed by Dior for spring / summer 2011. The collection of shoes consisted of a few pieces that had vibrant colorways, which signified the turn of the seasons. Of course there were also darker colors present, too, but attentions were focused on the more festive ones.
Let these sketches serve as a hint for what to expect from the 2010 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Illustrated in a few of the images are sports themes. It appears that soccer has made its way into the show, as well as boxing.
This year’s Fantasy Bra–a lavishing bra made from $2 million worth of diamonds housed in 18k white gold–is said to appear on Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima.
A mind stimulating show for all Victoria’s Secret fans, it should be!
Miu Miu showcased an interesting collection of purses for spring / summer 2011 at Paris Fashion Week.
The 2011 line featured an array of bright colors. Intricate cutouts to the shoulder straps added character to the bags, as well as flower designs found scattered throughout the collection.
A dash of rock is seen within the line, making the collection a no for some who are over the young mark. Nonetheless, many great pieces overall. Check ‘em out after the jump!
Lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret has launched a Halloween lingerie for fall 2010.
These are not “costumes”, according to Victoria’s Secret, rather “Sexy Little Fantasies.” “Sexy Little Fantasies” they are–after all, Halloween is about being sexy. The scary version is reserved for children, not adults.
The line consists of pieces with names like “Sexy Little Air Hostess”, “Sexy Little Nurse” “Sexy Little Bride” and more. The line hovers in the $200 range and is available at Victoria’s Secret stores.
Decked out in a horseback riding theme, models fitted in Hermes garnets unveiled the high street brand’s 2011 spring / summer collection.
The stage was covered in dirt, models sported braided ponytails–it was literally a stable. Horses and their riders set the mood as they slowly made their way around.
After Hermes’ intro, guitars pumped sound-waves of Spanish music as models took to the runway. Out came the masculine line first, consisting of big brim hats, and plenty of long, flowing dresses. Next was a series of pieces made from leather, such as skirts, harnesses, high waist trousers.
A big sayonara to Jean Paul Gaultier, who served Hermes for 7 years, concluded Hermes 2011 spring / summer collection 2011 at Paris Fashion Week.
Paris Fashion Week has come to an end, but not before Valentino showcased its spring / summer collection.
Valentino’s purse collection was among the many pieces that made an appearance down the catwalk, which received positive feedback from attendees.
The most noted characteristic included in the collection were purses with studded carry straps. Within the line, flowery designs were surprisingly absent. Only some of the Valentino purse spring / summer collection for 2011, which will hit retailers, made an appearance at Paris Fashion Week.
With some of Valentino’s hand remaining unknown to the fashion world, it’ll be interesting to see what direction it takes with its collection based on the vibes the show returned.
High street brand Louis Vuitton showcased its spring / summer 2011 collection at Paris Fashion Week.
Models fashioned in Louis Vuitton owned the Chinese themed catwalk as they strutted there stuff down a marble furnished runway, were stuffed lions added to the decor.
The Chinese inspired collection incorporated zebra print and floral designs on pajama suits, dresses and other garments.
It was by far one of the better displays put out by Marc Jacobs in recent years.