Hindman’s Couture and Luxury Accessories department specializes in vintage clothing, textiles
Couture and Luxury Accessories accepts consignments of individual items, small collections or grand estates.
Our international buyers are regularly seeking ancient items, 19th century hand-crafted creations, vintage clothing and contemporary ready-to-wear from today’s top designers. We invite you to contact our Couture and Luxury Accessories department for a complimentary auction estimate.
Timothy Long is the director and senior specialist for the Couture and Luxury Accessories department at Hindman.
Mr. Long joined the firm in 2018 after nearly twenty years of experience working as a curator of fashion and decorative arts in museums in the US and UK. The Couture and Luxury Accessories department specializes in contemporary and vintage clothing and accessories dating primarily from the 18th century to the modern day. Mr. Long works closely with individual clients, collectors, dealers and museums throughout the US to identify, authenticate and to bring to auction an exciting collection of Couture and Luxury Accessories. Prior to joining Hindman, Mr. Long worked at the Museum of London, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and the Chicago History Museum. His recent publications include Charles James: Designer in Detail and a chapter on the same designer in London Couture: British Luxury 1923-1975, both through V&A Publishing.
“Laurent shows his acclaim with this purple silk and elaborately embroidered collar dress.”
“A rare commodity on the market.”
“Beautiful example of fitting using carefully placed seams and geometric pattern pieces.”
You are welcome to submit items electronically or to contact any of our offices directly.
Our specialists are eager to help you learn more about your collection and current auction sale estimates.
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The Couture and Luxury Accessories department is currently accepting consignments for upcoming auctions. To request an electronic evaluation of your property, click the button below and begin the consignment process now.