Luxury Guide: Getting the measure of Investment Dressing

Luxury Guide: Getting the measure of Investment Dressing View Gallery
Dior haute couture coat, 1963, 3,671, William Vintage; Paul Poiret haute couture red dress, circa 1925, 13,021, William Vintage; Paul Poiret black beaded haute couture coat from the 1920s, 19,071, William Vintage and Balmain haute couture black gown, circa 1969, 10,385, William Vintage

Acquiring pieces from significant designers and eras is key in fashion investment

The term “investment dressing” is frequently bandied about and, yes, in terms of fashion’s cost-per-wear maxim, there are contemporary brands worth “investing in”. But fashion as an investment vehicle involves far greater attention than how well the item fits or whether you can get matching shoes.

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