L'Wren Scott sale at Christie's London

Ian Thompson
June 23, 2021

The sale of garments from the collection of Mick Jagger, went on sale at Christie's in London, benefitting the L’Wren Scott MA Fashion Scholarship at Central Saint Martins.

Christie's recent sale of couture by L'Wren Scott showed garments from the collection of Mick Jagger all proceeds of which will go to the fund set up in memory of the New York based designer.

A display of some of the the 55 pieces in the sale were displayed at Christie's in London using Bonaveri's Schläppi 2200 Collection of female mannequins. A single male bust form from the Sartorial Men Collection was used to display a bespoke stage jacket created by L'Wren Scott for Mick Jagger.

L'Wren Scott couture on Schläppi female mannequins
Schläppi 2200 female mannequins for L'Wren Scott exhibition at Christie's London

The Schläppi 2200 Collection is often used for haute couture exhibitions, having previously been used by Christie's for their Audrey Hepburn sale in 2017. The collection was considered by Hubert de Givenchy as a favourite for displaying his couture. More recently, the collection was used by Judith Clark for 'Dialogue: 130 Years of Lanvin' in Shanghai in 2020.

Scott dressed actors including Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman, Penélope Cruz, Amy Adams, Ellen Barkin and Renèe Zellweger, her work often featuring embellished garments based on natural, floral motifs.

Stage jacket for Mick Jagger by designer L'Wren Scott
Stage jacket designed for Mick Jagger by L'Wren Scott

She designed a number of stage jackets for Mick Jagger, worn during his Rolling Stones world tours. Net-A-Porter described Scott's designs as "seductive, old-world feel: super-feminine silhouettes; rigorous cuts; nipped-in waists; pencil skirts, high-collared blouses; elegant, long-sleeved dresses."

The L'Wren Scott Collection auction is now on and closes in 8 days. For more information on the sale, visit Christie's, King Street, London.

Images courtesy of Christie's.

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