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Jeanne Moreau's cinema dresses soon to be auctioned


The actress has magnified in her films creations drawn by Coco Chanel, Yves Saint-Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld. They will be on sale online, along with other stage accessories, by Artcurial from October 16 to 22.

In Diane the huntress or in a virginal white dress, one will never be able to forget the insolent beauty of Jeanne Moreau in

The bride was in black


From October 16 to 22, between clothes, jewelry and photos, the memories of the immense actress, including her wardrobe in town and on the stage, will be auctioned online by Artcurial for the benefit of the actress' foundation. for theater, cinema and childhood, announced the auction house.

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From 250 euros, the 300 lots will be exhibited in free access from the first day of the sale in Artcurial exhibitions.

Auctions will only take place online, on the auction house's website.

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A set made up of a jacket over a long silk skirt embroidered with pearls and sequins from the house of Chanel, worn at the Cannes Film Festival by Jeanne Moreau in 2003, a yellow gold ring adorned with a pearl surrounded by diamonds, a Goyard hat box and a pair of Roger Vivier mules worn in the film "

La Grande Catherine

" (1968) by Gordon Flemyng are in the catalog.


Through the sale of this important wardrobe, we wanted to salute the timeless style and elegance of Mademoiselle Moreau, muse of filmmakers but also of fashion designers

", underlines Clara Vivien, fashion specialist for Artcurial.

A romance with Pierre Cardin

A friend of many fashion designers, the actress who died in 2017 met Pierre Cardin during a costume fitting session for "


" (1962), a film by Joseph Losey.

They began a romance of several years.

Among Pierre Cardin's haute couture creations for Jeanne Moreau, a coppery sequined ensemble, an evening dress and a black vinyl coat will be offered at auction.

Clothing designed by Coco Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld for Jeanne Moreau, as well as around forty photographs of the actress by Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh and Henri Cartier-Bresson, will also be scattered.

An overview of the Jeanne Moreau collection:

Source: lefigaro

All news articles on 2020-10-03

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