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Decades Store in LA
Decades, Los Angeles' most illustrious vintage and haute couture consignment store is collaborating with Christie's to bring to the saleroom pieces that exemplify style, history and glamour. From the classic elegance of Christian Dior's 1952 'Palmyre' gown to the sassy charm of Rudi Gernreich's topless swimsuit of 1972, this selection literally spans the Decades.
Known for their discerning eye, co-owners Cameron Silver and Christos Garkinos clientele is a veritable who's who of Hollywood's elite, which includes Julianne Moore, Selma Blair, Charlize Theron, among many others. Renowned stylist Rachel Zoe is a regular.
Decades was founded in 1997 by Silver, with Garkinos joining as a co-owner in1999 to helm modern consignment. Silver and Garkinos have been lauded for their innovative concept, including being named "Retailer of the Year" at the 2006 LA Fashion Awards and "Best Hollywood Boutique" at the 2011 Hollywood Style Awards.
Today, with more than a decade of Decades under his alligator belt, Silver has written a coffee table book for Bloomsbury, Decades: A Century of Fashion showcasing an unexpected compilation of the most significant 20th century fashions, as well as many of the celebrities he collaborated with over the years.