FHM #25: The Auction House Allure

Auctioneer Francois Curiel takes bids on a dress worn by Cher at the 1983 Academy Awards during an auction of Oscar dresses at Christie's 18 March, 1999 in New York, NY. The dress, which was a last-minute replacement by Cher after she lost the originally promised dress, sold for 27,600 USD as part of the benefit auction for the American Foundation for AIDS Research. MATT CAMPBELL / AFP / Getty Images

This week we discuss the role of auction houses in the collecting of historic dress in a continued conversation with Timothy Long, Director, Senior Specialist of Couture and Luxury Accessories for Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.