Women’s Wear Daily
04.23.2014
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The extensive personal wardrobe of Marit Allen, the former Vogue editor and costume designer who died last year, will be auctioned by her family next month.

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SIXTIES ON SALE: The extensive personal wardrobe of Marit Allen, the former Vogue editor and costume designer who died last year at age 66, will be auctioned by Allen’s family at London’s Kerry Taylor Auctions next month. Lots in the collection — which has a top estimate of 39,000 pounds, or $64,000 — include the John Bates white cotton and silver vinyl coat and dress Allen wore to her 1966 wedding to Sandy Lieberson, a film producer, Mary Quant minidresses and Biba printed smocks, through to Jean Paul Gaultier and John Galliano suits and coats from the late Eighties and early Nineties. The auction, which will be held Sept. 15, also includes Allen’s library of fashion reference books and prints of David Bailey and Norman Parkinson photographs. After editing Vogue, Allen became known for her costume design for films including “Don’t Look Now,” “Eyes Wide Shut” and “Brokeback Mountain,” and in 2007 she won a BAFTA and was nominated for an Oscar for her work in “La Vie en Rose.”

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