The actress Catherine Deneuve has decided to auction the end of January in Paris, his clothes designer Yves Saint Laurent
The actress Catherine Deneuve who has just celebrated his 75 years, has decided to auction the end of January in Paris, his clothes designer Yves Saint Laurent, announced Monday to AFP the auction house Christie s.
Coats, suits, dresses, accessories… Close to 300 lots, often unique, made by the famous designer of which she was the intimate friend and muse, are in the catalogue of this sale, the event for the fashion world, which will take place during the week of haute couture in Paris in the presence of many international buyers.
150 pieces will be offered at auction in the parisian salons of Christie’s, while a second vacation will be organized solely on the internet.
“Today, I separate my home in Normandy, where I kept the wardrobe, not without melancholy. These are the creations of a man who is so talented who created that to make women more beautiful,” says Catherine Deneuve in a short message transmitted by the auction house.
Yves Saint Laurent has dressed for more than 40 years of age Catherine Deneuve at the scene as to the city. For François de Ricqlès, president of Christie’s France, “this sale brings together the most famous actresses of French and one of the most illustrious fashion designers French, will be an event”.
Catherine Deneuve “turns a page. These clothes have been created to an icon Saint Laurent”, told AFP Mr de Ricqlès.
The exhibition of the wardrobe of Saint Laurent, the actress will be free access from 19 to 24 January at Christie’s Paris (9, avenue Matignon).