Sunday February 23, 2020

The fine taste of a Guinness

The sale of clothes belonging to Daphne Guinness, one of fashion's most recognisable names, should generate plenty of interest, writes Ros Drinkwater.

23rd June, 2012
Daphne Guinness photographed by Mario Testino for British Vogue, March 2008 (£20,000-£30,000).

One hundred pieces from the personal wardrobe of Daphne Guinness will go under the hammer in London this week.

The sale will benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation, a decision summed up by Guinness as "the only practical way for me to say thank you to my friend".

Guinness and Blow were cut from the same cloth, birds of paradise, possessed of imaginations without boundaries. They set the fashion agenda and, in doing so, made the...

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