An eclectic collection, ranging from a pair of jeans worn by Marilyn Monroe to Mick Jagger’s leather vest, is going under the hammer at Julien’s Auction in Los Angeles, for the auctioneer’s Property from the Collection of Tommy Hilfiger sale.
The auction will feature highlights from the personal collection of the iconic American fashion designer whose namesake ‘Tommy Hilfiger’ is one of the world’s leading fashion brands. It will offer a rare glimpse into the personal lifestyle and collecting passions of Hilfiger whose collaborations with the musicians, celebrities, influencers and artists have inspired his design practices and businesses.
“Tommy Hilfiger’s distinctive brand has traversed the worlds of fashion, music, art and entertainment like no other designer in the world. This collection of eclectic and extraordinary personal pieces reflects the classic American style and spirit that the world has come to revere in his internationally renowned trademark,” said Darren Julien, President/Chief Executive Officer of Julien’s Auctions. “As the art and design of fashion in Hollywood and entertainment has always played an important and unique part of Julien’s collections and experiences, we are excited to present this auction event with one of the great trailblazers of American fashion.”
Highlights of the eclectic auction run the gamut of furniture, chandeliers, memorabilia, clothes, original photography and fine art – from a Victorian Style Conversation Settee, a pair of Hermès Pippa Folding Chairs and Stool, a set of four signed David Bowie Tarot Prints, and a Tommy Hilfiger signed Gibson ES-335 guitar, to an Irish Mahogany Billiard table.
Other items include a pair of jeans worn by Marilyn Monroe in the 1954 film River of No Return, a Mick Jagger Steel Wheels studded leather vest, Andy Warhol’s Truman Capote (circa 1979), screen print on paper and the artist’s Liza Minnelli unique screen print on paperboard, authenticated and numbered.