November 12, 2016

Bidding to Own a Piece of David Bowie

LONDON — Waiters held trays of Champagne-filled glasses on the landing. Enormous photographs of David Bowie stared or smiled out from the walls. The soundtrack from […]
September 21, 2016

Jane Fonda: The Reluctant Fashionista

When the model Grace Hartzel opened Tom Ford’s spring 2017 show in a striking shag haircut, the inspiration was unmistakable — at least to those over […]
September 7, 2016

On Time: How to Buy a Vintage Watch (and Not Get Fleeced)

On Time By ALEX WILLIAMS These days, vintage watches are hot enough that some aficionados treat their collections like 401(k) accounts: a great way to build […]
June 4, 2016

Who Would Pay $300,000 for a Handbag?

By DESIREE AU June 3, 2016 HONG KONG — In a packed bidding room last Monday, Christie’s Hong Kong hosted its 30th-anniversary auction. The tightly curated catalog featured […]
March 18, 2016

Phillips Auction Will Showcase the Chronograph

By JANE A. PETERSON March 17, 2016 At a brainstorming session in early January, the watch department at Phillips auction house zeroed in on what it said would be […]