Clothes worn by rocker Mick Jagger and the likes of actresses Nicole Kidman and Sarah Jessica Parker are going under the hammer as part of a sale of outfits from late fashion designer L’Wren Scott’s archives.
A 1940s style black dress embroidered with pink sequins and worn by Madonna has a price estimate of 500 pounds to 800 pounds. Proceeds from the sale will go towards the L’Wren Scott scholarship, set up by Jagger in 2015 after the designer passed on in 2014, at London art school Central St Martins.
Christie’s Auction house is putting up 55 lots designed by Scott, who was known for her excellent designs and sleek intricately detailed dresses.
According to the head of sales at Christie’s London,Caitlin Yates, The online sale, which runs until July 1, is the first time a collection from Scott’s archives has come to the market. “It was Mick Jagger who decided to bring this to the market in celebration of L’Wren Scott,
Among items on sale are two jackets Scott and Jagger collaborated on for the Rolling Stones’ frontman. One is a sequined and embroidered oak leaf “glamouflage” jacket Jagger wore to perform at Glastonbury music festival in 2013. The other is adorned with beaded and sequined butterflies the singer wore to the Stones’ “50 & Counting” tour concert at London’s Hyde Park in 2013. Both have a price estimate of 20,000 pounds to 30,000 pounds ($28,254 to $42,381).
A black and gold sequined gown Kidman wore to the 2013 Oscars is expected to fetch 1,500 pounds to 2,500 pounds.