Category Archives: Chelsea Girl Vintage

Sustainable Gowns (and Tuxes) at the Oscars

The 84th Annual Academy Awards were last night, and I’m surprised to report that Natalie Portman was the only actress who wore vintage: she looked stunning in a 1954 red Dior gown. But even though I was disappointed that there … Continue reading

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“You’re only as good as the people you dress.” -Halston

Halston (few know his first name, Roy, or his last name, Frowick) was one of the most influential designers of all time. A  charismatic, over-the-top personality, master of promotion and flamboyant spender who lived life to its fullest and then, … Continue reading

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Liz Taylor Couture Auction Sets Fashion Record

The record-breaking $115 million realized for Elizabeth Taylor’s famous jewels didn’t come as much as a surprise as the prices realized for her clothing. All of the 67 lots sold, most beating their high estimates and raising $2.6 million for … Continue reading

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