October 12, 2007

A Celebration of Grace

From Sotheby's:

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the passing of Her Serene Highness Princess Grace. In commemoration of the life of the Oscar-winning Hollywood star and style icon, an unprecedented exhibition, The Grace Kelly Years, will be held at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco from 12 July to 23 September.

Princess Grace remains one of the most beloved women of the 20th century, and this exhibition offers her legions of admirers the opportunity to enter her private world, through many unseen personal belongings such as her letters, clothes, fashion accessories, sound recordings and film clips. Many of these items will be exhibited at Sotheby's New York from 15 to 26 October.

A very select number of items will be offered in a live auction at the 25th Anniversary Princess Awards Gala on October 25, 2007, including two outfits that she wore: a Givenchy-designed green sleeveless dress with matching jacket worn on an official 1961 visit with Prince Rainier to lunch at the White House with President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy, and a Helen Rose ball gown worn by Grace Kelly in 1956 musical comedy High Society.
Click here to view the tribute to Her Serene Highness, Princess Grace.


  1. Damn, it's really been that long? I remember I was in elementary school when that happened. My mother just adored her as an actress and a person.

  2. I love her. Her style is just so classic, elegant, and ladylike. I just love that and try to emulate it even though she and I are physical opposites.


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