Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Daphne Guiness snaps up Blow's wardrobe

The wardrobe of hat obsessive and fashion icon Isabella Blow will no longer go to auction at Christies this September.
It has been widely speculated that the offering including items from Alexander McQueen, John Galliano and of course Phillip Treacy.
Blow took her own life in 2007 when she took a large dose of weed killer and was her fourth suicide attempt.
She had spent years dealing with infertility, cancer, and depression. Daphne Guiness has previously spoken to the press about how Isabella felt a strong sense of rejection from the fashion community especially after she brokered the McQueen Gucci buy out and didn't receive a role within the fashion house.
For years Isabella was the muse of milliner Philip Treacy their relationship through headwear was even documented through an exhibition.

Hannah Newman
Misticon Clothing
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