• Chicago Auction House to Offer McQueen Dress

    9 days ago - By WWD

    After serving as the Museum of London's curator of fashion and decorative arts for five years, Timothy Long returned to his native Chicago to helm the luxury accessories and couture department for Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. He sees many similarities between both roles.
    “At museums, I basically found interesting pieces of historic clothing and accessories and interesting aspects about them as a way of storytelling to attract people to buy tickets. At the auction house, I use stories to get them to buy the materials,” he said.
    In London, Long managed a collection of about 36,000 items...
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