You Can Now Buy Pieces From The Crown's Wardrobe Archive - The Gloss Magazine

You Can Now Buy Pieces From The Crown’s Wardrobe Archive

Over 450 costumes, sets, and props from Netflix’s award-winning series The Crown are on display at Bonhams, New Bond Street, London in a free exhibition ahead of The Crown Auction on Wednesday, February 7. For fans of the series, it’s a chance to marvel at the exceptional craftsmanship and creativity of the series …

The quality and attention to detail of The Crown’s costumes, props and sets was central to the deserved acclaim the production received. Oscar-winning production designer, Martin Childs, and his team meticulously recreated two of the most famous addresses in the world – Downing Street and Buckingham Palace – while costume designers Amy Roberts and Sidonie Roberts recreated many iconic gowns. 

These included replicas of Princess Diana’s “Revenge dress”; a replica of the Queen’s Coronation ordaining dress, Imperial Mantle and red Coronation robe in addition to Princess Margaret’s wedding dress.

Here are some of the gowns on auction:

Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth: Powder blue ballgown with pearl embellishment featured in the promotional poster with fur stole and grey leather court shoes. Worn in Season 1, Episode 5. Estimate: £5,000-£7,000.

Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana: The ‘Revenge dress’, off-the-shoulder black cocktail dress. Worn in Season 5, Episode 5. Estimate: £8,000- £12,000.

Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret: Full-length wedding dress, veil, shoes and bouquet. Worn in Season 2, Episode 7. Estimate: £6,000-£8,000.

Lia Williams as Wallis Simpson: Grey and black sequin column ballgown. Worn in Season 1, Episode 5. Estimate: £1,500-£2,000. 

Lots include furniture items and elegant travel accessories too. The proceeds of the sale of some of these lots will go towards establishing the Left Bank Pictures –The Crown Scholarship Programme at the National Film and Television School (NFTS). If visiting London, a stylish address to stay, with easy access to the Bonhams showroom is The Marylebone Hotel, part of the Doyle Collection;

A suite of luggage for Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret. Estimate: £1,000-£1,500.

Desk used by Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip. A French early 20th-century mahogany and gilt-metal mounted pedestal desk. Estimate: £3,000-£5,000.

Need to Know: The Crown Auction takes place at Bonhams New Bond Street, London on February 7. Online sale starts January 30-February 8;


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