Imagine putting on a dress and being able to say that Beyoncé once wore it.
On the night prior to the 2018 Grammys, Beyoncé went to a gathering for the music awards in a sculptural dark silk crepe outfit by Azzi and Osta. The dress took 300 hours to make, however it’ll take less for you to make it yours. You should simply name your cost at Chic Relief, an eBay sell off that was propelled by beautician to the stars, Elizabeth Stewart. Stewart, whom you may review as an appointed authority on Next in Fashion, has dressed innumerable Hollywood VIPs, for example, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Roberts, Cate Blanchett, the entirety of whose red carpet outfits are presently up for auction.
What’s more, in light of current circumstances: all the returns from the Chic Relief auction will go to Direct Relief, a global non-benefit association that is offering help during the COVID-19 pandemic. As indicated by Stewart, the California-based foundation is “doing really important work right now coordinating with public health authorities, nonprofit organizations and businesses in the U.S. and globally to provide [personal protective equipment] and essential medical items to health workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Anyway, other than adding to a decent aim, how might this benefit you? Generally, the opportunity to claim something that has been worn by your preferred superstar. On the previously mentioned outfit, the sale additionally offers the beaded Mirco Giovannini dress that Beyoncé wore in her “1+1” music video. Another feature is a splendid pink Georges Chakra dress, uniquely designed for Jennifer Lopez at the 2018 American Music Awards.
Jennifer Lopez’s Georges Chakra outfit, seen here, is presently up for sale.
There are plenty of red carpet looks to drool over, for example, Cate Blanchett’s Mary Katrantzou outfit during the current year’s Golden Globes, a Gucci dress wore by Julia Roberts, just as the Tory Burch dress that Rashida Jones wore to the consecrated Met Gala. Gwyneth Paltrow, Cardi B and Killing Eve star Sandra Oh have likewise given their past outfits to the auction.
In case you’re hoping to assemble your bag collection instead, Chic Relief likewise has several Louis Vuitton bags available for your pick: a pink Petite Malle purse, beginning at US $1,000 (S$1,417), just as a flower travel bag designed by Virgil Abloh, which as of now has five offers placed on it.
The Chic Relief auction ended on 27 May, yet you can generally do your part to help the COVID-19 alleviation in different manners. A few design brands are presently selling face masks for a noble cause, while jewelry brands are giving proceeds from the deals of their gems to different charitable associations.
This article previously showed up on Lifestyle Asia Singapore.