Sneak Peek: Fashion Icon Daphne Guinness's Christie's London Auction
What will Daphne Guinness offer at her June 27 Christie’s South Kensington sale to benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation? An enviable list of coveted designers: Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Gareth Pugh, Lanvin, Prada, Gucci, and more. Expected to raise more than £100,000 ($159,590) for the charity dedicated to Guinness's late friend, the auction’s lots are estimated to start at £300 ($478) and most items are up for £3,000 ($4,787) or less. The star of the sale is a custom-made 2008 Alexander McQueen sculptural mini dress created especially for Guinness. The contents of the auction will be on view to the public June 23-27 in London. After all, it’s not everyday that a fashion icon puts part of her drool-worthy wardrobe up for sale.
Click on the slide show to see items from Christie’s “Daphne Guinness Sale to Benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation.”