This December, Sotheby’s inaugural A Life of Luxury auction series will be highlighted by Couture Fashion Jewellery – The Personal Archive of Shaun Leane, a sale featuring more than 45 pieces worn by such fashion icons as the Honourable Daphne Guinness, Isabella Blow, Kate Moss and Sarah Jessica Parker. Over the last two decades, the London-based designer has created hauntingly beautiful designs which have debuted on the runways of Alexander McQueen and Givenchy and featured in blockbuster exhibitions. The sale, which is in partnership with Kerry Taylor Auctions, opens for public view on 30 November at Sotheby’s New York. Click ahead for a first look at eight highly original and covetable treasures.
Couture Fashion Jewellery – The Personal Archive of Shaun Leane
4 December New York
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