Saturday, October 3, 2015

EVENT ALERT ; THE DAME JOAN COLLINS JULIEN'S AUCTIONS LAUNCH .. NEWBRIDGE MUSEUM OF STYLE ICONS KILDARE IRELAND.. .OCTOBER 5TH 2015 ..


We are delighted to officially announce that a new exquisite collection representing the life and iconic career of Dame Joan Collins will be opened on Monday, 5 October. 'The Collection of Dame Joan Collins' showcases an array of fashion, jewellery, decorative arts and other must-see items belonging to the screen icon. Highlights include magnificent couture dresses from the 1960s, costumes and designer fashions as worn on screen for global hit shows such as Dynasty, cinema memorabilia, art, furniture and much, much more.

ANNOUNCEMENT:
Newbridge Silverware welcomes the arrival of Dame Joan Collins to the Museum of Style Icons
For additional information, please see our official Press Release:http://www.newbridgesilverware.com/…/Newbridge+Silverware+w…
Note: Dame Joan Collins will be in attendance to unveil the collection on Monday, 5 October, with media photographs taking place mid-day. However, due to scheduling, there will be no time for autographs. The Museum of Style Icons will be closed to the public until 16:00 on Monday 5 October for the private event, after which visitors can view the full Joan Collins Collection until 9 November.

Newbridge Silverware welcomes the arrival of Dame Joan Collins to the Museum of Style Icons

World exclusive preview of the 'collection of Dame Joan Collins'

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CO. KILDARE, IE - 2 OCTOBER 2015 - Legendary actress Joan Collins will officially unveil an exquisite collection representing her life and iconic career at Newbridge Silverware's Museum of Style Icons on Monday, 5th October.
'The Collection of Dame Joan Collins' which is being brought to the Museum of Style Icons in conjunction with Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills showcases an array of fashion, jewellery, decorative arts and other must-see items belonging to the screen icon. Highlights include magnificent couture dresses from the 1960s, costumes and designer fashions as worn on screen for global hit shows such as Dynasty, cinema memorabilia, art, furniture and much, much more.
The collection will be on display to the public free of charge at the Museum of Style Icons, Newbridge, Co. Kildare until Sunday, 8th November. The exhibition is a world exclusive and will give fans of the critically acclaimed Hollywood actress a once in a lifetime opportunity to see these prized items before they go on sale in December at auction house to the stars, Julien's Auctions in Beverley Hills.
Speaking about the the collection, William Doyle CEO of Newbridge Silverware commented; "It is an honour to have the legendary Dame Joan Collins represented at the Museum of Style Icons. The collection is filled with a number of show-stopping pieces and we are proud to introduce them all to our visitors before they go to auction. We look forward to welcoming both regular and new guests to see the exhibition and of course, welcoming Joan to the Museum of Style Icons."
The Museum of Style Icons is ranked among the top five most visited free attractions in Ireland. Located within the Newbridge Silverware Showrooms in Newbridge, Co. Kildare, the Museum of Style Icons boasts one of the world's largest and most unique collections of style and cinema memorabilia including garments and artefacts once worn by stars such as Audrey Hepburn, Michael Jackson, The Beatles and many more.
Guests can view the Joan Collins Collection from October 5th-November 8th from 9am-5pm daily.
The legendary Collins has worked aside some of Hollywood's most popular stars including Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Bette Davis, Paul Newman, Gregory Peck, Kirk Douglas and numerous others. Some of her most memorable films include "The Girl in The Red Velvet Swing," "Rally Round the Flag Boys," and "The Virgin Queen." Her work in television has included TV shows such as "Starsky & Hutch," "Mission Impossible," "Love Boat" and "The Man from U.N.C.L.E" just to name a few. Since Joan made her stage debut at the age of nine and signed her first film contract at the age of 16 she has gone on to become one of the most iconic and recognizable Hollywood stars of our time.
Highlights from The Collection of Dame Joan Collins include outstanding couture dresses from the 1960s; costumes, designer fashions and accessories, jewellery, career memorabilia, decorative art, furniture and personal items. These highlights include two vintage Louis Vuitton steamer trunks, a 1961 beaded event worn couture dress, a couture halter dress worn to the "Doctor Doolittle" premiere, costumes from "Dynasty" including event worn gowns designed by Nolan Miller, a custom made white fox and mink cape designed by furrier Edward Lowell, a collection of costume jewellery dating from the 1960s to present and a gold perfume bottle gifted to Collins from Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner. Other highlights include furnishings and many personal items.
Collins is also a tireless humanitarian and patron of worldwide charities including the International Foundation for Children with Learning Disabilities, The Shooting Star/Chase charity and others. In 1997 Dame Joan Collins was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her services to the Dramatic Arts and Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 2015 for her services to charity.
The Collection of Dame Joan Collins will be featured in a full-colour collectible catalogue. The catalogue will

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