Contemporary


We have always been trailblazers in the world of fashion auctions: we were the first to auction designs by Westwood, Galliano, Chalayan, van Noten, van Herpen and the leading Japanese designers of the 80s and 90s. Throughout the year, our sales encompass both the more mainstream, wearable items, as well as outstanding show-pieces.

Our sales archive shows why we are the leaders in our field, with contemporary fashion consistently reaching record prices in our saleroom. A rare Issey Miyake raspberry-pink moulded plastic breastplate/bodice, Autumn-Winter 1980, sold for £38,000 in 2014 and since then, we have sold one in almost every colour! In 2019, a rare pair of ‘Armadillo’ boots by Alexander McQueen, ‘Plato’s Atlantis’ collection, Spring-Summer 2010, achieved a staggering £60,000 and that same year, a complete ensemble from John Galliano’s 'Afghanistan Repudiates Western Ideals' collection, Spring-Summer 1985, sold for £70,000.

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Buying with us is easy and fun! Everyone is welcome at KTA, so whether you are a seasoned buyer or have never bid in an auction before, our friendly team are on hand to assist you. You can register to bid from anywhere in the world here:

 

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Selling with us is simple. As the world-leading experts in our field, you can rest assured that your items will be given the attention and exposure they deserve. You can request a valuation here:

 


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 We deal in fashion and textiles of all periods. So do contact us if you would like our advice. We look forward to hearing from you.

 



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