DAPHNE GUINNESS is offering you the chance to buy items from her personal wardrobe, at an auction held at Christie's on June 27. All proceeds will go towards the Isabella Blow Foundation, a newly-launched charity set up by the heiress to help support young art and fashion talent.
"We are delighted to be offering the fashion world this incredible one-off opportunity to buy some of the most iconic and cutting-edge haute couture of the early 21st Century, owned and worn by Daphne Guinness," said Christie's fashion director Pat Frost. "Not only will the auction comprise exceptional designs by the likes of McQueen,Chanel, Balenciaga and others, but it will also aptly benefit and shape the designers of the future. Christie's is very proud to be able to play a part in helping Daphne to achieve her forward-looking and charitable aim."
Having bought the fashion collection of her late friend and stylist - Blow - in June 2010, in order to stop the planned Christie's auction, Guinness will now sell 100 of her own avant-garde pieces. The contents of the sale will go on public display from