For example, I feel that I should have these:
And I quote: "Created by Cristobal Balenciaga for a New York lady who was a member of the International Best Dressed List this hat is simply stunning. Perched at a jaunty angle the hat is composed of overlapping sheer black petals with a padded flower head at the back."
|Dior haute couture gown, circa 1968 |
"An important provenience [sic], revealed upon purchase." Ooooh the mystery....
|Christian Dior ivory silk cloche day dress, 1965|
|Christian Dior haute couture black gown with cape, c.1973|
|2-piece Givenchy bodysuit|
"This Haute Couture Givenchy maxi-skirt in vibrant red broad tail with a black crochet bodysuit was custom made for Countess Claudia Osborne of Madrid. A perfect holiday party outfit!
Note: Givenchy label not intact but with a strong provenance as noted in the Preface of the book "Balenciaga and His Legacy" by Myra Walker".
Well, in that case....
|Chanel, 1980s haute couture silk dress|
|Christian Dior 1954 spring/summer haute couture gown|
|Chanel haute couture georgette dress, May 2004|
|Valentino haute couture ostrich and zebra sequin coat, 1965|
|Balenciaga evening dress and coat, 1950's|
Somebody owns this now.
|Christian Dior Russian Broadtail and Mink Bolero|
|Yves St. Laurent gabardine wrap dress|