Bonhams auction for luxury hang bags, paintings and other accessories starts Sunday, Nov 9 at 10am PST with lot 7001 and again Monday, Nov 10, at 10am PST with lot 8001. We have our eye on a couple items below; you can preview all auction items on the Bonhams website.
It was a big night in LA for fashion … Dsquared2 opened on Rodeo Drive (this is their first boutique in the US, and is in the old Etro) and had a big after-party! Also last night … COS, a division of H&M, (opens Thursday in the old Banana Republic space at 357 N. Beverly Drive next to William Sonoma) had a dinner at Chateau Marmont where several key bloggers are staying and have an in-store event today. Lisa Eisner had a little fete at the Tom Ford store on Rodeo Drive last night for her new jewelry collection made exclusively for Tom Ford. Also of note, Roger Daltrey (The Who) performed at the Soho House.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82. The man — often described as the “sultan of suave” — not only dressed every first lady since Jacqueline Kennedy, but also designed the wedding dresses for many of their children, including Jenna Bush and Chelsea Clinton. [CNN]