Kerry Taylor

Kerry Taylor is an auction firm in the UK specialising in vintage fashion. Established in 2003 by former Sotheby’s specialist Kerry Taylor, the company holds regular auctions in London throughout the year including two ‘Passion for Fashion’ auctions which focus on rare costume and fine vintage haute couture.

Among Kerry Taylor’s most notable sales was the auction of 10 of Princess Diana’s dresses in March 2013.


Pen and ink silhouettes Mendip auction rooms

Five lots that caught bidders’ eyes including pen and ink silhouettes, a Qing model of a tree and an 18th century casket

12 October 2018

ATG’s selection of highlights sold at auctions this week, including a model tree taken from the Chinese emperor's Summer Palace.

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Top gear drives auction highs in south London

02 January 2018

Which sector of the traditional antiques trade has been on an unbroken, record-busting rise since the early years of the century?

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Princess Diana in the spotlight at London fashion auction

18 November 2017

Featuring clothing and accessories from the 1600s-2010 – including dresses, coats, shoes, furs, handbags and costume jewellery - ATG offers a handful of highlights ahead of Kerry Taylor Auction’s next Passion for Fashion sale.

Brussels Point de Gaze bridal veil

From 18th century lace to 20th century Hermès and Christian Dior – vintage fashion at auction

05 October 2016

Kerry Taylor Auctions’ October sale will feature a wide range of antique lacework, from 17th century Italian needle lace to 19th century bridal veils and Brussels Point de Gaze flounces.

Hermès Birkin 35

Hermès and Chanel modern classic handbags in demand at designer auctions

29 July 2016

Fellows’ second Designer Collection sale fetched over £100,000. With a Hermès Birkin 35 taking the top spot, it seems the current trend for classic fashions and accessories at auction is here to stay.

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Madonna and Bjork shine with pop star style at London fashion auction

15 June 2016

Madonna and Bjork were standout acts yesterday when the singers’ performance outfits appeared as part of Kerry Taylor Auctions ‘Passion for Fashion’ sale in London.

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Birtwell Collection sale offers fashion one-offs

15 June 2015

Kerry Taylor Auctions are selling the Celia Birtwell Collection on June 23 in Bermondsey, south London.

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Blanket approval for outstanding sewing

04 July 2006

More suited to the wall than the bed and more a piece of social history than a functional textile, this 19th century appliqué felt coverlet reaped the rewards when it sold for £24,000 (plus premium) at Kerry Taylor auctions in association with Sotheby's on June 26.

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British Boutique fashion finds the ticket to ride

11 January 2005

THE 660-lot Passion for Fashion auction held on December 15-16 was the second sale mounted by Kerry Taylor Auctions (20% buyer’s premium) under the new arrangement where her sales are managed independently and held in association with Sotheby’s on their premises rather than as a department within the company.

Dates set as Sotheby’s specialists go it alone from Olympia rooms

06 April 2004

DATES have been announced for the first collectors’ sales to be held at Sotheby’s Olympia by the company’s former in-house specialists, now working independently.

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