Iconic Marilyn Monroe Dress is AuctionedThe ‘Happy Birthday Mr. President’ dress, worn by Marilyn Monroe when she famously sang to President John F. Kennedy, was sold for $4.81 million
Investing in Haute CoutureIt’s no secret that high-quality designer goods will retain their monetary value if maintained well, but can high-end fashion also serve as a trusty investment? Here we look into whether it is worth investing in Haute Couture.
Wartski’s Great Discovery - The Third Imperial Fabergé EggJewellers to six generations of the Royal Family, as well as a having a clientele of celebrities, it was Wartski, the London Fabergé specialists, who also made the headlines in 2014 by discovering the lost Third Imperial Fabergé Egg, valued at £20 million
Collecting HermèsThe exquisite designs and rich silks used to create the famous Hermès shawls and scarves make these works of art highly collectable.
Watches: vintage and modernFrom Winston Churchill’s vintage pocket watch to modern wristwatches powered by liquid, the centuries old art of horology continues to capture collectors’ fascination of watches: vintage and modern.
A Small FortuneFrom the US and Europe to the Far East, the global stamp collecting market offers a flourishing and profitable market for both collectors and investors.
Starstruck – Vintage Movie PostersThrough vintage movies we enter a glamorous world that has captivated audiences for generations. When Resnick visited London to launch his new book Starstruck, it was an opportunity to meet with one of the greatest collectors of vintage movie memorabilia.
A Complication of BeautiesSome vintage timepieces can be tempting to the collector, but there are pitfalls to be avoided. Collecting at the high end can be more reliable.
Christie’s Second Annual Sale Of Rare And Extraordinary Works Of Art And ObjectsExtended public exhibition of rare and extraordinary works of art and objects celebrating all things unusual from 4 August to 3 September 2014
Valuable Chess SetsBrilliant moves and classic blunders have kept chess players fascinated for generations, while the chess sets themselves become more and more collectable, here we cover valuable chess sets.
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