J" Erving decades ago, the CONVERSE Pro Leather returns to the spotlight once again as part of the CONVERSE First String initiative this year. A tribute to Pro Leather's place in the history of basketball, the project highlights five influential retailers in sneaker culture – CLOT, Patta,...

The car made a great way to get around the many auctions with plenty of room for 4 adults and lots of storage space for auction catalogs and automobilia that we gathered during the week. Thank you again BMW for the use of this very useful and fun to drive car. Lets start with the biggest...

The dress as (just barely!) seen on the cover of Back to Black The auction catalog description of the dress reveals both its details of design, and the story behind its coming to grace the cover of Winehouse's successful album: Sold in aid of the Amy Winehouse Foundation The Disaya...

" Those looking to make a serious investment should head over to the Design District Annex on December 6, where the Birkin will be auctioned as part of the Heritage Auctions' Handbags & Luxury Accessories Signature® Auction. Don't forget to bring your wallet, though, and maybe the deed for...

>> Gemma Ward 's last international fashion magazine cover was on the October 2008 issue of Spanish— and even then, she had been out of the spotlight for the better part of a year — but now, she's back with a supplement cover shot by Peter Ash Lee for Australian Harper's Bazaar's May 2011...

Which makes the upcoming auction of the 1940 Buick Phaeton driven by Bogie in the classic 1943 film such a treat for movie fans. The car will be auctioned as part of Bonhams' "What Dreams Are Made Of: A Century Movie Magic" auction in New York on November 25. The car is a Buick Model 81C...

98 on two hardback Christie's auction annuals from 1978 and 1981. Auction catalogs are great sources of pictorial information, photographed and printed well, and sometimes become collectible themselves. The catalogs often provide background contextual information about the works, and are in...

What you might've missed are what's on his feet. When he's not covered by the 1s and 2s, Nix brings the real heat. We sat with Nix Damn P to talk about his love for the (sneaker) game. When did you first fall in love with sneakers? From grade school to high school the trend was heavy on...

For Staple Design designer Jerry Hsiao and his wife Amanda, the duo alongside extended industry family will be holding a silent auction as part of their Love for Leni campaign. Their campaign started when their 5-month old daughter Leni was diagnosed with a rare form of pediatric bone marrow...

This week I bring you my last instalment in a series delving into web-based fashion research inspired by images from two Christie's auction annuals from thirty years ago. Before striding ahead with the final image research, I must thank co-contributor Mellissa for doing some rather more...

 

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