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Karl Lagerfeld sketches for Elizabeth Taylor auctioned in West Palm Beach

Karl Lagerfeld sketches for Elizabeth Taylor auctioned in West Palm Beach

Karl Lagerfeld before he was THE Karl Lagerfeld: That’s what an auction Saturday in West Palm Beach is all about. Palm Beach Modern Auctions has a 50-year-old archive of sketches, many of them by the fashion maestro behind the French house of Chanel, the Italian house of Fendi and an eponymous label. These pen and pastel drawings, however, were created during Lagerfeld’s stint in the 1960s at the Rome-based couturier Tinziani...before he began to make a name at Chloe in the 70s. The drawings, along with fashion, furniture and decorative art from the midcentury era, will be auctioned off beginning at noon Saturday. “Tiziani was Evan ‘Buddy’ Richards, and he...

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