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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

It's an Hermes Swimsuit, and it could be yours!

YES! Not only is it Hermes, but it's from 1938, has a Zodiac pattern and will be up on the auction block this Thursday December 1, 2011 at Christies in South Kensington. The auction titled "Fashion" will feature this Hermes bathing suit; ground printed with Herm├Ęs ZODIAQUE print, with elasticated over skirt at the front, the back with zip closure.

OK, OK, it's not only Hermes up for bid, but also Madame Gres, YSL, Poiret, Fortuny, Ossie Clark....need I go on? THUD!

Detail shot from Christies e-catalogue


Victoria said...

Wow, wish I had the $$$$$

Glamoursurf said...

Sold for $777. at Christies auction.

Admin said...

Wow, Nice...swimsuit..